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June 3, 2022—Harold “Howard” Baker, projectionist for 40 years at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle, Washington, passed away on May 3 at the age of 94. The Facebook group Pacific Science Center Staff and Alumni Community recently posted, “His 40 years as the projectionist at the science center was only part of his story. He was a mentor, confidant, and cheerleader for all of us in the time we were with him.” Some of Howard's colleagues have shared their memories of him with us.
February 8, 2022—Jenn Bentz has been promoted to Director of Theaters at
the Pacific Science Center (PacSci) in Seattle, Washington. In her new
role, Bentz will manage PacSci’s two IMAX theaters, Laser Dome, arch
lighting, and production support. She will report to President and CEO
Will Daugherty and serve on the Executive Leadership Team.
June 14, 2016—SK Films is pleased to announce that its next giant screen film Amazon Adventure has begun principal photography. This tri-lateral co-production (Canada-UK-Brazil) is being filmed in the Brazilian Amazon and in England
. SK Films is the worldwide distributor of the film, which is slated for release in April, 2017.
May 1, 2015—IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) today announced it is launching its new laser projection system in the Airbus IMAX Theater at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., and in the Boeing IMAX Theater at Pacific Science Center in Seattle, Washington on May 1—just in time for the release of Marvel's highly anticipated film, Avengers: Age of Ultron. The ground-breaking technology will provide audiences at the theatres with unparalleled brightness, contrast, color and sound.