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February 24, 2010 12:58 ET

The Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2010 Now Playing at Cineplex Entertainment

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 24, 2010) - Shorts International and Cineplex Entertainment (TSX:CGX.UN) are pleased to present The Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2010 at select Cineplex Entertainment theatres across the country. The Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2010 will be shown on Monday, March 1st, Thursday, March 4th and Sunday, March 7th.

"We are pleased to present for the first time The Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2010 to guests across the country giving them the opportunity to see these nominated films prior to the Academy Awards ceremony on March 7th," said Pat Marshall, Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations, Cineplex Entertainment. "The collection is very impressive this year and will look great on the big screen with surround sound."

"These short films prove the continued relevance of the short film category with a formidable line-up of varied productions from around the world," said Carter Pilcher, Chief Executive of Shorts International. "These filmmakers represent filmmaking talent of the future and we are thrilled to be introducing them to the marketplace."

The collection of all nominated shorts will be available to be seen on the big screen to the general public BEFORE the Oscar® broadcast on March 7, 2010. The line-up includes The New Tenants, A Matter of Loaf of Death starring Wallace & Gromit and The Door amongst many others (see attached press kit for complete details).

Advance tickets are now available online at www.cineplex.com/events as well as at participating theatre box offices. General admission is $10.00 and children ages 3-13 are $7.00. Guests can also enjoy a double feature for $14.50 and Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) members are free. Audiences are invited to predict the winners at www.shortshd.com/theoscarshorts.

Cineplex Entertainment will present The Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2010 – Live Shorts on Monday, March 1st at 7pm (local time), The Oscar® Nominated Short Films 2010 – Animated Shorts on Thursday, March 4th at 7 pm (local time) as well as the Double Feature Live Action (12 pm) and Animation Oscar® Shorts (2 pm) (local time) on Sunday, March 7th at the following theatres:

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Coquitlam
SilverCity Coquitlam Cinemas, 170 Schoolhouse Street
Kamloops
Cineplex Odeon Aberdeen Mall Cinemas, 700-1320 Trans Canada Highway
Langley
Colossus Langley Cinemas, 20090 91A Avenue
Nanaimo
Galaxy Cinemas Nanaimo, 213-4750 Rutherford Road
Vancouver
Cineplex Odeon Park & Tilford Cinemas, 200-333 Brooksbank Avenue
Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver, 900 Burrard Street
Vernon
Galaxy Cinemas Vernon, 2306 Highway 6
Victoria
SilverCity Victoria Cinemas, 3130 Tillicum Road

ALBERTA

Calgary
Cineplex Odeon Eau Claire Marketplace Cinemas, 90-200 Barclay Parade SW
Cineplex Odeon Westhills Cinemas, 165 Stewart Green SW
Edmonton
Cineplex Odeon South Edmonton Cinemas, 1525-99th Street NW
Scotiabank Theatre Edmonton, 8882-170 Street

MANITOBA

Winnipeg
SilverCity Polo Park Cinemas, 817 St. James Street

SASKATCHEWAN

Regina
Galaxy Cinemas Regina, 420 McCarthy Boulevard N
Saskatoon
Galaxy Cinemas Saskatoon, 347 2nd Avenue

ONTARIO

Ancaster
SilverCity Ancaster Cinemas, 771 Golf Links Road
Barrie
Galaxy Cinemas Barrie, 72 Commerce Park Drive
Collingwood
Galaxy Cinemas Collingwood, 6 Mountain Road
Etobicoke
Cineplex Odeon Queensway Cinemas, 1025 The Queensway
Gloucester
SilverCity Gloucester Cinemas, 2385 City Park Drive
Kingston
Cineplex Odeon Gardiners Road Cinemas, 626 Gardiners Road
London
Cineplex Odeon Westmount & VIP Cinemas, 755 Wonderland Road S
SilverCity London Cinemas, 1680 Richmond Street
Mississauga
Coliseum Mississauga Cinemas, 309 Rathburn Road W
Newmarket
SilverCity Newmarket Cinemas, 18151 Yonge Street
Niagara Falls
Cineplex Odeon Niagara Square Cinemas, 7555 Montrose Road
North Bay
Galaxy Cinemas North Bay, 300 Lakeshore Drive
Oakville
SilverCity Oakville Cinemas, 3531 Wyecroft Road
Orangeville
Galaxy Cinemas Orangeville, 85 Fifth Avenue
Orillia
Galaxy Cinemas Orillia, 865 West Ridge Boulevard
Oshawa
Cineplex Odeon Oshawa Cinemas, 1351 Grandview Street N
Ottawa
Coliseum Ottawa Cinemas, 3090 Carling Avenue
Owen Sound
Galaxy Cinemas Owen Sound, 1020 10th Street
Peterborough
Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough, 320 Water Street
Richmond Hill
SilverCity Richmond Hill Cinemas, 8725 Yonge Street
Scarborough
Coliseum Scarborough Cinemas, 300 Borough Drive
Sudbury
SilverCity Sudbury Cinemas, 355 Barrydowne Road
Thunder Bay
SilverCity Thunder Bay Cinemas, 850 North May Street
Toronto
Cineplex Odeon Sheppard Cinemas, 4861 Yonge Street
Cineplex Odeon Varsity Cinemas, 55 Bloor Street W
Scotiabank Theatre Toronto, 259 Richmond Street W
Waterloo
Galaxy Cinemas Waterloo, 550 King Street N
Windsor
Cineplex Odeon Devonshire Mall Cinemas, 3100 Howard Avenue

QUEBEC

Beauport
Cineplex Odeon Beauport Cinemas, 825 rue Clemenceau
Brossard
Cineplex Odeon Brossard Cinemas, 9350 boul. Leduc
Kirkland
Coliseum Kirkland Cinemas, 3200 rue Jean Yves
Laval
Colossus Laval Cinemas, 2800 rue Cosmodôme
Montreal
Cineplex Odeon Latin Quarter Cinemas, 350 rue Emery
Rock Forest
Galaxy Cinemas Sherbrooke, 4204 rue Bertrand

For more information, visit www.cineplex.com/events.

About Shorts International

Shorts International is the world's leading short movie entertainment company with the largest movie catalogue devoted to short movies. ShortsHD™ is the first high definition channel dedicated to short movies and is available on AT&T U-verse (Channel 1789).

Shorts International also operates ShortsTV™ UK, a pay TV channel available in the United Kingdom on BSkyB (Channel 342), ShortsTV™ France available in France, Belgium, Luxembourg on Numericable (Channels 134 and 52). ShortsTV is also available on TTNET in Turkey. Shorts™ is the short movie on-demand service available on iTunes movie stores in the US, UK, Canada and Germany. Further information can be found at www.shortshd.com and www.shortstv.com. The company is headquartered in London, England with additional offices in Paris, New York and Los Angeles led by Carter Pilcher, Chief Executive. Shorts International is owned by Shorts Entertainment Holdings and Liberty Global Ventures.

About Cineplex Entertainment

As the largest motion picture exhibitor in Canada, Cineplex Entertainment LP owns, leases or has a joint-venture interest in 130 theatres with 1,347 screens serving approximately 70 million guests annually. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Cineplex Entertainment operates theatres from British Columbia to Quebec and is the largest exhibitor of digital, 3D and IMAX projection technologies in the country. Proudly Canadian and with a workforce of approximately 10,000 employees, the company operates the following top tier brands: Cineplex Odeon, Galaxy, Famous Players, Colossus, Coliseum, SilverCity, Cinema City and Scotiabank Theatres. The units of Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund, which owns approximately 99.6% of Cineplex Entertainment LP, are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol CGX.UN). For more information, visit www.cineplex.com.

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