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November 13, 2012—A lot of hard work goes into making a film. A lot of money too. So what happens when you don’t have quite enough cash to finish your film to the standard you would like? Heathcote-based film producer and CEO of Helifilms Australia Sara Hine has turned to crowd-sourcing to pay for the rights to use music in a new IMAX film called The Earth Wins. She spoke about the campaign with Morning show presenter Ann Jones. Listen to the full interview here.
November 12, 2012—Joe Kleiman interviews Don Kempf, president of Giant Screen Films and D3D Cinema, on digital giant screen cinema. Read the full article here.
November 9, 2012—Attractions Management magazine features a summary of the GSCA 2012 International Conference and Trade Show in its latest issue. Read the article by Derek Threinen here.
November 5, 2012—The Louisville Science Center, a name the site at 727 W. Main St. has used since 1993, is now calling itself the Kentucky Science Center as part of an effort to expand its programs and outreach. Read the full article from the Courier-Journal here.
November 5, 2012—The Bournemouth IMAX cinema, labelled an eyesore by residents who have complained it blocks sea views, is due to be completely demolished in early 2013. Read the full article from BBC News here.
October 31, 2012—Film aficionados and science fans alike will experience some of the industry’s most advanced digital technology when The Hoglund Foundation Theater debuts December 1 at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Earlier today media got a chance to visit and experience the new 3D theater. Perot Museum COO Terrell Falk explained that the 298-seat theater boasts the most sophisticated digital projection and sound systems available today. It allows quick film changes, the brightest and most crystal-clear images and presents striking colors through state-of-the-art 4K digital projection. Read the full article from DallasArtNews.com here.
October 31, 2012—InPark Magazine covers digital giant screen cinema and the GSCA 2012 conference in its latest issue. You can read the full article by Joe Kleiman on page 22 of InPark Magazine issue #44 here.
October 29, 2012—Immigration activists touring the United States on the Undocubus, recently adopted Mexicos' Monarch Butterfly as their symbol, due to its ability to freely move across borders. The butterfly species, which migrates every year from Canada to Mexico, now stars in Flight of the Butterflies, a $12 million IMAX documentary that makes a powerful case for the conservation of this species. Read the full article from ABC News here.
October 18, 2012—When the Peoria Riverfront Museum opens to the public starting Saturday, many will flock downtown not just for the exhibits and the art, but for film. The museum’s giant screen 3D digital theater will roll free previews on Saturday and Sunday. Read the full article from the Peoria Journal Star here.
October 18, 2012—The Canadian Museum of Civilization, the country's largest museum, will be rebranded as the Canadian Museum of History to reflect a focus on the country's social and political history. Read the full article from the CBC here. (Note: the name change and rebranding will have no impact on the IMAX Theatre or the GSCA 2013 International Conference and Trade Show the museum is hosting.)