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IMAX Corporation

IMAX Corporation
The IMAX logo
Company nameIMAX Corporation
Company typePublic
(NYSE - IMAX, Tsx - IMX)
IndustryFilm and movie theatres
Genre3D film
PredecessorMulti-Screen Corporation, IMAX Systems Corporation
Founded1968 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Founder(s)Graeme Ferguson, Roman Kroitor, Robert P. Kerr, William Shaw
HeadquartersMississauga, Ontario, Canada
Area servedWorldwide
Key peopleBradley Wechsler (Chairman)
Richard Gelfond (CEO)
ProductsFilm and movie theatres
Revenue(+) US$106 million (FY 2008)
Operating income(-) US$-15.8 million (FY 2008)
Net income(-) US$-33.6 million (FY 2008)
Total assets(+) US$229 million (FY 2008)
Total equity(-) US$-96.8 million (FY 2009)
DivisionsIMAX DMR, IMAX Dome, OmniIMAX
SubsidiaryRidefilm Corporation, Sonics Associates, David Keighley Productions

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IMAX Corporation (NYSE - IMAX; Tsx - IMX) is a Canadian theatre company which designs and manufactures IMAX cameras and projection systems as well as film development, production, post production and distribution to IMAX affiliated theatres worldwide. It was founded in 1968 as a result of Expo 67 in Montreal. It holds operations in Toronto, as well as New York City and Los Angeles.

As of September 2010, IMAX theatre network consisted of 445+ theatres (IMAX, IMAX 3D and IMAX Dome) in more than 47 countries. The majority are equipped with IMAX 3D. According to a Yahoo Finance online article, Sony may be interested in acquiring the movie theatre chain within a said time however, there hasn't been any official statements between representatives from Sony or IMAX, the shares of IMAX had soared because of this rumour. [

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