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May 29, 2015—For a medium that is so strongly connected with education, there has been little formal research on the outputs and outcomes of watching giant screen films. Although formative and summative evaluations of the films are regularly incorporated into the development and production process, research on such issues as cognition, affect and behavior had not been systematically pursued. Mary Nucci reports on how GSCA is working with NSF, ASTC, CAISE and others to gather data about the giant screen format’s potential to educate, engage and entertain. Click here to read her blog post on informalscience.org.
May 12, 2015—nWave Pictures Distribution has launched a new website for their latest giant screen film, The Great Apes 3D
. See where the film is now playing and learn more about some of the world's rarest primates, including Gorillas, Bonobos, Chimpanzees and Orangutans. Download the Educator’s Guide and the available marketing materials. Watch the touching trailer and learn more about Holly Carroll, whose passion for the great apes took her to the dense rainforests and remote jungles of Africa and Indonesia. Currently playing at: Liberty Science Center (Jersey City, NJ), Orlando Science Center (Orlando, FL), The Rheged (United Kingdom). Visit the website here: http://greatapes.nwave.com/