IMAX Corporation is one of the world's leading entertainment technology companies, specializing in immersive motion picture technologies. The worldwide IMAX® theatre network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event Hollywood films around the globe, with IMAX theatres delivering the world's best cinematic presentations using proprietary IMAX, IMAX® 3D, and IMAX DMR® technology.
The IMAX® brand is world famous and stands for the highest-quality, most immersive motion picture entertainment. As the IMAX theatre network grows, so does the visibility of the IMAX brand – a name that is unique in the entertainment business.
As of Dec. 31, 2013, there were 837 IMAX theatres (701 commercial multiplexes, 19 commercial destinations and 117 institutions) in 57 countries. IMAX theatres are located in commercial multiplexes as well as some of the most prestigious educational institutions and destination entertainment centers around the globe. More than one billion people have had An IMAX Experience since the first IMAX theatre opened in 1970.
As the Company continues to evolve, its potential in the commercial marketplace continues to increase. While IMAX remains committed to its historical roots in museums and science centres, the Company is rapidly expanding its commercial theatre network. IMAX has forged strategic alliances, relationships and joint ventures with some of the most prominent exhibitors in the world, including AMC Entertainment, Regal Cinemas, Inc., CJCGV, Lark International Multimedia, Muvico Theatres, Inc., National Amusements, Inc., Tokyu Cinemas and many more regional operators.
IMAX Corporation is a publicly traded company listed on both the Toronto and New York stock exchanges (NYSE: IMAX; TSX:IMX).