July 27, 2016—The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is pleased to announce that Christie is participating in the GSCA 2016 International Conference and Trade Show as a partner-level sponsor, the highest level of sponsorship. The GSCA conference will be held in Toronto on October 4-7, 2016, hosted by the Cineplex Scotiabank IMAX Theatre and Ontario Science Centre.
During the conference, Christie will support the demonstration of the Evans & Sutherland 8K digital fulldome system using Digistar 5 technology and Christie 4K projectors. The demonstration will take place on October 7 on the dome screen at the Ontario Science Centre Shoppers Drug Mart Omnitheater. Christie will also provide audio-visual equipment for the conference professional development sessions.
“Christie’s generous contributions ensure our delegates experience state-of-the-art technology and help GSCA provide a seamless and efficient conference experience,” says GSCA Executive Director Tammy Seldon. “We appreciate Christie’s continued support and commitment to the giant screen industry.”
“Without a doubt, the giant screen cinema industry thrills audiences with amazingly immersive experiences that are beyond traditional cinema,” said Bryan Boehme, director, Location Based Entertainment, Christie. “Christie is excited to provide the digital projection technology that frees exhibitors and filmmakers to give their guests the outstanding, large-format content they crave.”
The GSCA International Conference and Trade Show is the premier gathering of educational giant screen and immersive cinema professionals. The 2016 event will be held on October 4-7 at the Cineplex Scotiabank IMAX Theatre in Toronto and will feature new films, films in production, projects in development, professional development sessions, a technical session, trade show, and the GSCA Achievement Awards. On October 6, the Ontario Science Centre will host screenings of new film presentations on the IMAX 15-perf/70mm system in the Shoppers Drug Mart Omnimax dome theater. Conference registration and other event details are available at http://www.giantscreencinema.com
The Giant Screen Cinema Association's mission is to facilitate communication, information sharing, and the development of best practices to support the production and exhibition of original, high-quality, educational, and entertaining giant screen cinema experiences. GSCA's membership includes more than 260 organizations in nearly 30 countries. Member organizations include giant screen filmmakers, distributors, theaters, suppliers, manufacturers, and students from around the world. Visit www.giantscreencinema.com
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) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/gsca
). Questions about the GSCA or the conference should be directed to Tammy Seldon at firstname.lastname@example.org
Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual and audio technologies company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ushio, Inc., Japan, (JP:6925). Consistently setting the standards by being the first to market some of the world’s most advanced projectors and complete system displays, Christie is recognized as one of the most innovative visual technology companies in the world. From retail displays to Hollywood, mission critical command centers to classrooms and training simulators, Christie display solutions and projectors capture the attention of audiences around the world with dynamic and stunning images. Visit www.christiedigital.com