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At IMAX, we have benefits and resources in place to support you and your family during this uncertain time.

Emotional Wellbeing

During this uncertain time, it’s more important than ever to focus on your emotional wellbeing. While we all may be impacted in different ways, there are several support resources available to you and your family through the IMAX Employee Assistance Program provided by Optum. 

Optum offers a wide range of services, including a free, 24/7 emotional support Public Crisis Line. You can also visit the OPTUM site to access articles, resources and interactive tools for coping with a public health event, best practices for working remotely, and tips on how to support yourself and your family if you are quarantined. 


US Employees

Live and Work Well
 Access code: Imax

International Employees

Optum Live Well
 Access code: IMAXGlobal

Canadian Employees

Manulife Mental Health


Optum’s Emotional-Support Help Line number is 866-342-6892. The service is free of charge and open to anyone.

Physical Wellbeing

We know that anxiety is at an all-time high and we are all trying to get comfortable in our new workspaces. The best ways to reduce stress is to get your daily dose of endorphins – so we want to provide you with as many ideas as possible to stay active.

Tips on How to Work from Home

A Message from Jacki Bassani, Chief People Officer

Informational Video

How to stay productive working at home during the pandemic:

Ergonomics at Home
Ergonomic Safety Talk (Powerpoint)

Financial Wellbeing

Every day we hear stories about the hit our world economy is taking due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Managing personal finances can be daunting and stressful under normal circumstances, but given this current period of uncertainty and rapid change, it can seem truly overwhelming. Check the Resources section below, where we’ve got information and tips to help you navigate these rough waters so you can feel more secure today without jeopardizing your future financial wellbeing.

US Employees: John Hancock

Canadian Employees: Manulife Retirement

Family Resources

With many schools being closed and kids at home, below are some resources to keep your kids active and happy during this difficult time. 

Fitness - Cosmic Kids Yoga 

Fitness - Go Noodle 

Learning Activities - Microsoft Educator Center 

Understanding COVID for Kids - 


Market Fluctuation

Market Fluctuation

Tips for Older Adults

Tips for Children

Mental Health Tips