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March 7, 2018—BBC Earth, OceanX Media and Giant Screen Films are pleased to announce that Oceans: Our Blue Planet will be narrated by Academy Award winning actress Kate Winslet. Famous for her dozens of iconic and memorable performances throughout her career, she is a seven-time Oscar nominee and recipient of numerous accolades, including an Emmy Award, Grammy Award, three BAFTAs, four Golden Globes and three Screen Actors Guild Awards.
January 30, 2018—BBC Earth, OceanX Media, and Giant Screen
Films (GSF) are proud to announce that global tech giant Microsoft has come
aboard as the exclusive technology sponsor for Oceans:
Our Blue Planet
worldwide on March 16, 2018. Partnering with BBC Worldwide Learning, the
division of BBC’s commercial arm that creates educational content, Microsoft’s
digital and scholastic tools will be deployed for the first time in the museum
arena. The partnership will focus on developing a range of market-tailored
educational activations to support the release of Oceans:
Our Blue Planet
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.
August 18, 2017—Giant Screen Films is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Giant Dome Theater Consortium (GDTC) on the upcoming release of Cuba, a groundbreaking giant screen documentary set for worldwide release on May 18, 2018. 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.
May 25, 2017—Aircraft Carrier, directed by veteran IMAX-format filmmaker Stephen Low (Rocky Mountain Express, Fighter Pilot) and produced and distributed by K2 Communications and Giant Screen Films, held its world premiere at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Washington DC, on May 24. A public launch follows at the Smithsonian and in a number of other markets on May 26. Aircraft Carrier is a giant screen, immersive film packed with adrenaline-laced visuals and human stories that pay stirring tribute to the crucial role modern aircraft carriers play in maintaining the freedom of the seas, and keeping the sea lanes open for commerce.
March 1, 2017—Tandem Stills + Motion (TSM) and Giant Screen Films (GSF) are pleased to announce a pioneering new film that will bring the Pacific Ocean’s protected and remote national wildlife refuge islands and marine national monuments to giant screen and IMAX® cinemas around the world. Hidden Pacific (working title) captures 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 will take audiences to these faraway, picturesque “Pearls of the Pacific” in ultra high-resolution immersive giant screen and dome formats.
December 22, 2016—K2 Communications and Giant Screen Films are pleased to announce that the 40-minute version of Aircraft Carrier: Guardians Of The Sea (wt) is confirmed for wide release into the giant screen and museum cinema market on Memorial Day weekend, 2017 (May 27-29). This large-format, immersive film is a stirring tribute to the modern aircraft carrier as well as the international naval air and sea support system vital to protecting the world’s oceans.
April 27, 2016—Giant Screen Films (GSF) is excited to announce that Mysteries of China
, a dramatic tour of an ancient empire, will launch on October 7, 2016, in IMAX and museum cinemas worldwide. Through the lens of one of the great archaeological events of the modern age—the discovery of the Terracotta Warriors and the First Emperor’s Tomb—Mysteries of China
reveals the underlying story of how this world superpower came to be. This immersive cinema spectacle will premiere for industry buyers at GSF’s Film Forum in June. The film’s trailer
were unveiled this week and are available for download.
January 29, 2016—GSCA members ImagesInSound, MacGillivray Freeman Films, Giant Screen Films, Day's End Pictures, and National Geographic are among the nominees for the Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) 63rd Golden Reel Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in sound editing in 24 categories encompassing feature films, television, animation, computer entertainment, and student work.
December 18, 2014—K2 Films, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of K2 Communications, and Giant Screen Films have teamed up to tell the exciting story of what the next chapter of space exploration will bring both near-term and long-term. Through visually stunning imagery, and in collaboration with leading space experts, Journey To Space
showcases the exciting plans NASA and the space community are working on and the challenges they must overcome to carry out missions, once considered science fiction, and now science fact, such as landing astronauts on Mars. The film calls attention to the reality that the space program did not die with the end of the Shuttle Program in 2011. It is instead, vibrantly alive.