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IMAX Corporation to Sponsor GSCA Achievement Awards


Written by: Giant Screen Cinema Association
Date: August 23, 2012

The Awards Gala and Reception takes place on the opening night of the conference on September 18, 2012.


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GSCA Achievement Awards to be held on September 18, 2012, at the Esquire IMAX Theater in Sacramento, California

August 23, 2012 -- The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is pleased to announce that IMAX Corporation will sponsor this year's GSCA Achievement Awards Gala. IMAX is a Premier level sponsor for the association's annual International Conference and Trade Show, which will be held September 18-20 at the Esquire IMAX Theatre in Sacramento, California.

"We're extremely pleased to support the GSCA Awards Gala," said Mike Lutz, IMAX Vice President Institutional Sales and Client Services. "It's an important night to celebrate our past and dream about what the future will bring."

"We are excited to have IMAX Corporation as a Premier Sponsor of this year's conference," said GSCA Executive Director Tammy Thurmon. "Their generous contributions will help ensure another successful giant screen industry event."

The Awards Gala and Reception takes place on the opening night of the conference on September 18, 2012, when GSCA recognizes excellence in giant screen filmmaking, marketing, and lifelong learning. This year's event also includes special screenings of the 2011 IMAX Hall of Fame Award-winning films Titanica and Mysteries of Egypt.

The GSCA 2012 International Conference is the industry's leading event, including presentations of new films, films in production, and projects in development; professional development sessions addressing the transition to digital, marketing, filmmaking, and lifelong learning; a technical session on the latest developments in image capture, projection, and sound; the giant screen industry's only trade show; and the annual Achievement Awards, which recognize excellence in giant screen filmmaking and marketing.

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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 delivers 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™ are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can be found at You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (, Twitter ( and YouTube (

About GSCA
The core purpose of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA®) is to advance the business of producing and presenting educational giant screen and immersive cinema experiences globally. GSCA's membership includes more than 250 organizations in nearly 30 countries. Member organizations include giant screen filmmakers, distributors, theaters, suppliers, manufacturers, and students from around the world.

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