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February 19, 2019—We are heartbroken to share
the news that Toni Myers passed away on Monday, February 18. A true pioneer and a visionary
filmmaker, Toni had been involved in the giant screen cinema industry since its
very beginning as editor, writer, producer, and director. Her astonishing,
multiple award-winning filmography shows remarkable breadth and includes A
Beautiful Planet (2016), Hubble 3D (2010), Under the Sea (2009), Deep Sea (2006), Space Station 3D (2002), Mission to Mir (1996), L5: First City in Space (1996), Destiny in Space (1994), Journey to the Planets (1993), Rolling Stones: At the Max (1991), Blue Planet (1990), The Dream Is Alive (1985), Hail Columbia! (1982), Nomads of the Deep (1979), Ocean (1977), and North
of Superior (1971), one of
the very first films made in the IMAX format.
February 13, 2019—On January 30, the
Advanced Imaging Society held its tenth annual Lumiere Awards ceremony at the
Steven J. Ross Theater on the Warner Bros. studio lot. Pascal Vuong
(co-director and producer of Planet
Power) stepped on the stage to receive the award for Best 3D
Documentary–International in company of US producer Christian Fry.
February 13, 2019—Giant Screen Films (GSF) has announced that Christine Tasto and Allison Hirata of CT & Co.,
have come on board to support the marketing efforts for GSF’s two upcoming
. Christine and Allison have extensive experience
in film marketing in the giant screen industry.
February 11, 2019—Visionary and beloved filmmaker Toni Myers has been awarded the Order of Canada, one of Canada's highest honors, and the NASA Exceptional Public Achievement Award, given for contributions to further the mission of the U.S. space program. Toni's films have moved and inspired millions and taken us on so many remarkable journeys.
February 5, 2019—Evans & Sutherland (E&S),
provider of Digistar, the world’s leading digital planetarium system, has
acquired 10 of the new Christie® D4K40-RGB RealLaser™ projectors
for its Dome Demonstration Center and for installation in the U.S. Space &
Rocket Center (USSRC) planetarium in Huntsville, Alabama.