October 28, 2008

Ballantyne to Host Q3 Conference Call and Webcast Thursday, October 30th at 4:30 P.M. ET

Ballantyne of Omaha, Inc. (Amex:BTN), a provider of cinema equipment and services, will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast to review its 2008 third quarter financial results on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. ET. The Company will release its Q3 results after the market's close that day. Both the call and webcast are open to the general public.

CONFERENCE CALL DIAL IN: via 800-734-4208. Please call five minutes in advance.

LIVE WEBCAST/REPLAY: available at www.ballantyne-omaha.com/IREvents.aspx or at www.earnings.com. The replay will also be available online for 30 days.

About Ballantyne of Omaha

Ballantyne is a provider of motion picture projection, digital cinema projection, cinema screen technology and specialty lighting equipment and services. The Company supplies major theater chains, top arenas, television and motion picture production studios, theme parks and architectural sites around the world. For more information visit www.ballantyne-omaha.com.