Statement By IMAX Corporation

September 30, 2009 – 11:08 am

IMAX Corporation (Nasdaq:IMAX) (TSX:IMX) today commented that a false press release was issued that stated IMAX was being acquired by The Walt Disney Company. The Company has not been acquired, nor is it in discussions with The Walt Disney Company about a potential acquisition.

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UPDATE: More on IMAX’s reaction to the false press release:

Financial Post: IMAX reacts quickly as false news release spreads

New York Post: Disney buying Imax is a fairy tale

Crossing Wall Street: Fake Press Release Causes IMAX Shares to Surge

The Hollywood Reporter: Imax denies Disney takeover rumor

New York Post: Wrong to the IMAX

CNNMoney: The dark side of merger talk