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September 26, 2017—The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 Achievement Awards, which recognize excellence in giant screen filmmaking, marketing, and lifelong learning. The awards were announced the evening of Tuesday, September 26, at the GSCA 2017 International Conference and Trade Show in Chicago during a ceremony at the DoubleTree Hilton-Magnificent Mile. IMAX Corporation, sponsor of the awards gala, presented the IMAX Maximum Image Awards during the ceremony as well.
September 25, 2017—Evans & Sutherland (ESCC) is proud to announce that they have
concluded a distribution deal with The Stephen Low Company to make films
from their library available to E&S digital dome theaters and AEOS
September 22, 2017—Evans & Sutherland (ESCC) introduces AEOS Theaters, a groundbreaking new alliance between E&S, Spitz, and Sonics2. The companies have joined forces to create a new generation of ultra-high resolution giant screen cinema experiences for immersive domes and giant flat screen theaters.
September 22, 2017—Tandem Stills + Motion (TSM) and Giant Screen Films (GSF) are pleased to announce that principal photography for Hidden Pacific has wrapped after the final shooting assignment: filming dramatic volcanic footage in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the Big Island of Hawaii. Hidden Pacific will transport audiences to the Pacific Ocean’s remote national wildlife refuge islands and marine national monuments, capturing the beauty of the ocean and these emerald islets, the conservation efforts to restore their ecosystems, and the diversity of life on both land and reef. The film is produced in association with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and affiliated organizations.
September 20, 2017—BIG & Digital, LLC and Reef Distribution, of
Munich Germany, have announced that The
Secrets of Gravity—in the Footsteps of Albert Einstein
and the classic and
digitally remastered Kaluoka’hina, the
will be distributed in the Americas to the network of giant screen and fulldome theaters by BIG & Digital. Written and directed by Peter Popp of Softmachine Immersive
Productions, The Secrets of Gravity
is a new award-winning animated fulldome show being released to digital flat
screen theaters on October 1 and is available in fulldome now.
September 11, 2017—D3D Cinema is pleased to
announce that its pioneering giant dome laser projection technology has been
selected for integration at the new Papalote Museo del Niño, Iztapalapa in
Mexico City. The museum is presently under construction and on target to
premiere in summer 2018. The facilities include a new giant screen cinema dome,
the first of its kind to be built in the Western Hemisphere in over two
decades. The new dome will feature D3D’s Laser CineDome technology, a
revolutionary laser-illuminated projection platform powered by Christie Digital,
making Papalote the first giant screen exhibitor in Mexico to announce a laser
September 6, 2017—The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is pleased to announce it will bestow a posthumous Outstanding Achievement Award to George Casey, who died on June 3, 2017, at the age of 84. The award will be presented at the GSCA Achievement Awards on the evening of Tuesday, September 26, at the DoubleTree Magnificent Mile in Chicago. The award ceremony is held as part of the annual GSCA International Conference and Trade Show.