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May 15, 2019—Evans & Sutherland (E&S) is proud to announce Estelle Pacalon
as the Show Distribution and Sales Manager overseeing distribution of its
extensive library of fulldome shows, as well as projects in South America.
Estelle will be based out of Europe and is the second addition to the E&S
sales team this year. E&S is committed to serving its customers by bringing
together passionate, long-time industry experts with a reach across the globe.
May 10, 2019—MacGillivray Freeman Films and CNN Films are proud to announce the release
Douglas Miller’s Apollo
11: First Steps Edition,
an exclusive giant screen documentary
opening in select science centers and museum-based IMAX®
screen theaters starting May 17, 2019. Produced by Statement Pictures in partnership with CNN Films and distributed
by MacGillivray Freeman Films, Apollo
11: First Steps Edition
is a special giant screen version of the
critically-acclaimed theatrical documentary Apollo 11
this year. Apollo 11: First Steps Edition
will open exclusively
in science centers and museum-based giant screen theaters as part of the
much-anticipated global celebration of the 50th
NASA’s Apollo 11 mission—the first to put men on the Moon.
May 6, 2019—Great Barrier Reef
was recently awarded “Best Creativity Film” in the
Science and Technology category of the Beijing International Film Festival, which
is held at the China Science and Technology Museum. The film was produced by December Media
, which also handles Asia/Pacific distribution, and is globally distributed by
MacGillivray Freeman Films.
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May 2, 2019—Evans & Sutherland (E&S), the
inventor of computer graphics and the digital dome, announces DomeX: a
revolution in dome cinema display technology. DomeX incorporates LEDs directly
into the dome surface, turning it into an active video display.
April 18, 2019—In the new documentary Apollo 11
, director Todd Douglas Miller uses rarely-seen archival footage to make the lunar mission feel vivid, tense, and recent. The Smithsonian's Air & Space
magazine interviews Miller for a behind-the-scenes look at how the film was made. Click here to read the interview.
April 12, 2019—IMAX Corporation and Lochmann
Filmtheaterbetriebe, a leading German Independent cinema operator, have
announced an agreement for a new IMAX® theatre to be located in a new addition
in the Traumpalast Leonberg multiplex in Leonberg, Germany.
The new theatre, which is expected to open in 2020, will feature IMAX's
groundbreaking laser experience and an estimated 38-meter screen—marking the
largest IMAX screen in the world.
April 5, 2019—After 12 years of leading the Putnam Museum & Science Center through
some major changes, growth and exhibits, president/CEO Kim Findlay
plans to retire June 30. Read the full Quad-City Times article about Findlay's retirement here.
April 5, 2019—D3D Cinema, in partnership
with Christie®, is proud to announce that the Exploreum Science Center (ESC) in
Mobile, Alabama, has selected D3D to install its stunning new second generation
(Gen 2) laser-illuminated, ultra high-resolution Laser CineDome projection
system into their Giant Dome theater.
April 4, 2019— As part of the Walk Bridge replacement project, Connecticut's Maritime Aquarium IMAX Theater will be taken down and replaced with a new 4D theater. The theater's replacement is part of the Maritime Aquarium Functional Replacement Project, wherein the state will functionally replace what is taken at the facility as a result of the Walk Bridge project. The aquarium does not have a firm date on when construction of the theater will start; however, they are "looking to get in the ground" in October. Read the full article about the Maritime Aquarium's theater plans here.