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December 21, 2020—The Virginia Air & Space Science Center reopens Dec. 18 after being closed since Sept. 1 for renovations. It also has a new name. Robert Griesmer, executive director and CEO, said the word “science" has been added to the former “Virginia Air & Space Center” to reflect the center’s increased focus on education in science, math and technology.
December 17, 2020—The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is
pleased to announce its 2021 Board of Directors has elected officers and
committee chairs for the coming year.
December 15, 2020—From Colleen Dilenschneider at IMPACTS Experience: There’s finally good news on the pandemic horizon! The US is planning to begin its coronavirus vaccine rollout. Research shows that people are notably gearing up to visit cultural entities such as museums, zoos, aquariums, and performing arts organizations with gusto in the next six months or longer...Intentions to visit cultural entities in 2021 have dramatically increased since the announcement of the upcoming coronavirus vaccination. But the first quarter of the new year may not be easy...the American public’s intent to return to leisure activities is strong. For this reason, the key takeaway from the research is that people likely plan to attend–at elevated levels–after they are vaccinated.
December 14, 2020—Stephen Amezdroz's Koala
will be the first giant screen film shot with the Blackmagic 12K camera. The film is scheduled to be released in 2022 and will be distributed by MacGillivray Freeman Films. The camera has a digital film resolution of 12,288 x 6480 through a 12K
Super 35 Sensor that has 14 stops of dynamic range, and combines 80
megapixels per frame with new colour science. https://bit.ly/34btR0y