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April 20, 2018—D3D Cinema is pleased to
announce the launch of a new immersive 3D theater at Mississippi’s Infinity
Science Center in Pearlington, scheduled to open to the public in early May
D3D installed a
state-of-the-art laser 3D projection system, accompanied by a powerful 5.1
surround sound audio system, premium projection screen, and full alternative
content and accessibility packages. The new Global Observations Theater will
feature enriching, mission-related 3D documentaries, immersing viewers with
brilliant, crisp and vibrant laser-projection. The D3D-designed system
also provides impressive audio-visual capabilities in the theater to enhance
presentations, lectures, meetings, and other events.
April 19, 2018—The China Science and Technology Museum (CSTM) has partnered with Evans & Sutherland (E&S) to provide visitors the opportunity to experience China’s first permanent True8K™ laser giant screen digital dome, which replaces a 1570 film system. Beijing’s CSTM has the largest planetarium and digital giant screen dome system in China.
April 18, 2018—On Sunday, April 15, the team behind the upcoming IMAX® documentary Superpower Dogs™, an epic 3D live-action family adventure film about extraordinary real-life dogs, set the Guinness World Records title for the “Largest dog photo shoot.” The impressive record was set while filming the closing scene for the documentary in Los Angeles, bringing 108 dogs and their owners together for “Superpower your Dog Day,” a fun-filled event celebrating the power of dogs.
March 28, 2018—Filmmaker Stephen van Vuuren showed the rough cut of his technologically groundbreaking film, In Saturn’s Rings, to the giant-screen industry at the GSCA Film Expo in Seattle. The following week, he was sharing a sample of his film and its backstory at the sixth annual TEDxGreensboro forum. Read the full article from the Greensboro News & Record here.
March 28, 2018—New York Festivals Television & Film Awards will honor Greg MacGillivray, chairman/director of MacGillivray Freeman Films, with the 8th annual New York Festivals® Lifetime Achievement Award. MacGillivray’s award-winning creative career will be honored at the New York Festivals Television & Film Awards gala on Tuesday, April 10, at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Read the full article from Shoot Online here.
March 26, 2018—At the GSCA 2018 Film Expo, IMAX Corporation, Cosmic Picture and Mars Petcare announced that the IMAX documentary family adventure, Superpower Dogs™, will be released in IMAX® theatres starting spring 2019. From the filmmakers behind the acclaimed documentaries Jerusalem and Journey to Mecca, Superpower Dogs™ takes audiences on an entertaining and educational journey about extraordinary dogs that fight crime and save lives. Captured using IMAX® cameras, the film is the next title to be released under the IMAX Original Film Fund.
March 7, 2018—BBC Earth, OceanX Media and Giant Screen Films are pleased to announce that Oceans: Our Blue Planet will be narrated by Academy Award winning actress Kate Winslet. Famous for her dozens of iconic and memorable performances throughout her career, she is a seven-time Oscar nominee and recipient of numerous accolades, including an Emmy Award, Grammy Award, three BAFTAs, four Golden Globes and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
March 7, 2018—BIG & Digital has announced that iconic Emmy, Grammy, Peabody and NAACP award-winner LeVar Burton will narrate In Saturn’s Rings, a groundbreaking, new, crowd-sourced production for IMAX® and giant screen theaters and planetarium domes. Written, produced and directed by innovative filmmaker Stephen van Vuuren, In Saturn’s Rings takes the viewer on a 14 billion light-year journey of the mind, heart and spirit, from the Big Bang to the conclusion of the Cassini-Huygens Mission at Saturn.
February 21, 2018—IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced that Kristen Bell (Frozen, TV's The Good Place) will narrate the latest IMAX documentary adventure Pandas, a heartwarming global story about reintroducing captive born pandas to the wild. The film will be released in select IMAX® and IMAX® 3D theatres starting April 6, 2018.