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Paramount Pictures’ Paranormal Activity 4 Haunts IMAX® Theatres in North America Starting October 18

October 9, 2012

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX; TSX:IMX) and Paramount Pictures, a division of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB), today announced that Paranormal Activity 4, the fourth installment of Paramount’s hit supernatural thriller franchise, will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX(®) format and released to approximately 300 IMAX(®) digital theatres in the U.S. and Canada, starting Oct. 18 at 9 p.m., simultaneous with the film’s release.

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The IMAX release of Paranormal Activity 4 will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience(®) with proprietary IMAX DMR(®) (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

Paranormal Activity 4 is directed by Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman.

You can like Paranormal Activity 4 on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ParanormalActivity and follow it on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/TweetYourScream for audience reactions and important announcements.

About Paramount Pictures Corporation
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. Paramount controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Famous Productions, Paramount Home Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.

About IMAX Corporation
IMAX Corporation is one of the world’s leading entertainment and technology companies, specializing in the creation and delivery of premium, awe-inspiring entertainment experiences. With a growing suite of cutting-edge motion picture and sound technologies, and a globally recognized entertainment brand, IMAX is singularly situated at the convergence of the entertainment industry, innovation and the digital media world. The industry’s top filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and as such, the IMAX network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event films around the globe. The Company’s new digital projection and sound systems – combined with a growing blockbuster film slate – are fueling the rapid expansion of the IMAX network in established markets such as North America, Western Europe, and Japan, as well as emerging markets such as China and Russia. IMAX deliver the world’s best cinematic presentations using proprietary IMAX(®), IMAX(® )3D, and IMAX DMR(®) (Digital Re-Mastering) technologies. IMAX DMR enables virtually any motion picture to be transformed into the unparalleled image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience(®).

IMAX is headquartered in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, with offices in London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing. As of June 30, 2012, there were 663 IMAX theatres (529 commercial multiplex, 20 commercial destination and 114 institutional) in 52 countries.

IMAX(®), IMAX(®) 3D, IMAX DMR(®), Experience It In IMAX(®), An IMAX 3D Experience(®), The IMAX Experience(®) and IMAX Is Believing(TM) are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can be found at www.imax.com. You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (www.facebook.com/imax), Twitter (www.twitter.com/imax) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/imaxmovies).

This press release contains forward looking statements that are based on IMAX management’s assumptions and existing information and involve certain risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are discussed in IMAX’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and most recent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

For additional information please contact:

    Business Media:             Investors:
    IMAX Corporation - New York IMAX Corporation - New York
    Ann Sommerlath              Teri Loxam
    212-821-0155                212-821-0110
    asommerlath@imax.com        tloxam@imax.com

    Sloane & Company - New York Entertainment Media:
    Whit Clay                   IMAX Corporation - Santa Monica
    212-446-1864                Christine Tasto
    wclay@sloanepr.com          310-255-5547
                                ctasto@imax.com

                                Principal Communications Group - Los Angeles
                                Melissa Zuckerman/Paul Pflug
                                323-658-1555
                                melissa@pcommgroup.com
                                paul@pcommgroup.com

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