Ukraine exhibitor orders third Imax theater

Kinokompaniya Triumph will open new locale in 2011

TORONTO -- Imax said Thursday that Ukrainian cinema chain Kinokompaniya Triumph has ordered a third of its large-format screens.

The Toronto-based company said that Triumph, which already has two Imax screens in its circuit, plans a third for Kharkov, which will open in 2011. They also have an option for a fourth screen for the city of Kylv.

The latest purchase brings to 13 the number of Imax theaters scheduled to open in and around Russia by 2011.