August 27, 2018—Giant Screen Films, Golden Gate 3D and BBC
Earth are pleased to announce that principal photography for Cuba: Heart of the
Caribbean, one of the most highly anticipated upcoming giant screen releases,
was completed in June, including stunning aerial photography of the island.
With unprecedented access from the Cuban government, Cuba combines
state-of-the-art photographic technology and artistic storytelling to immerse
audiences in the rhythms and exuberance of this vibrant nation.
The film will launch worldwide on January 18, 2019, and
is available for pre-lease through Giant Screen Films.
The industry premiere screening of Cuba will take
place at the 2018 GSCA Conference in Chattanooga on Sunday, September 23.
Cuba is produced by Golden Gate 3D in association with
BBC Earth, Giant Screen Films and the Giant Dome Theater Consortium (GDTC),
distributed globally by Giant Screen Films. The GDTC is comprised of seven
leading museums across the United States—the Science Museum of Minnesota; the
Cincinnati Museum Center; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago; Discovery
Place, Inc., Charlotte; Museum of Science, Boston; Reuben H. Fleet Science
Center, San Diego; and the St. Louis Science Center.
"The Giant Dome Theater Consortium (GDTC) is proud to be a
part of this groundbreaking film production—Cuba. It is an extraordinary
subject for giant screen theaters, and it has been an exciting and rewarding
opportunity to participate in the film’s development,” said Mike Day, Executive
VP of the Science Museum of Minnesota and Chair of the GDTC Board of Directors.
"I look forward to all our museum colleagues having the opportunity to
share this human and heartening giant screen spectacle that will take audiences
to a very special place, and deliver the beauty and power the medium can
Cuba will be available in all formats: 2D & 3D,
DCI-compliant Digital, Laser CineDome, IMAX Digital, IMAX Laser, IMAX Dome,
Dome-customized 15/70, Fulldome Digital. Contact Giant Screen Films for
preleasing terms and more information.
ABOUT GIANT SCREEN FILMS
For over two decades, GSF has established itself as a
pioneer in the large format industry, producing and distributing films that
push the boundaries of the medium. Through the magic of immersive sight and
sound technologies, GSF’s productions challenge the imaginations of children
and adults, offering an inspiring perspective on the world and an unforgettable
theater experience. Meaningful educational collaborations and partnerships
extend each film’s impact far beyond the theater. The company is recognized as
one of the world’s leading and most active large format producers and is based
in Evanston, Illinois. For additional information, visit www.gsfilms.com.
ABOUT GOLDEN GATE 3D
Golden Gate 3D is an award-winning production company
dedicated to creating awe-inspiring and immersive film, television, and
commercial content. Through innovative uses of cutting-edge motion picture
technologies, the San Francisco-based company's diverse creative and production
team weaves ambitious concepts and powerful stories into transcendent cinematic
experiences that illuminate and inspire. For more information, visit www.gg3d.com.
ABOUT BBC EARTH
BBC Earth is a global factual brand which seeks to inspire
audiences in the UK and worldwide with the most incredible sights, stories and
characters from the natural world. Commercially and internationally the brand
is managed by BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC. Since launch the
brand has grown across multiple platforms including branded blocks on
television, live events, social media, visitor attractions, theatrical releases
for cinema and giant screen films and online on BBC.com. For more
information, visit www.bbcearth.com.