GSCA Achievement Awards

The 2006 Achievement Awards were presented at the GSCA International Conference and Tradeshow at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas, US, on September 20, 2006. Photos by James Hyder. © 2006 by Cinergetics, LLC.

Deep Sea 3D

Best Film Produced for Giant Screen Theaters
Best Cinematography

Produced and distributed by IMAX Corporation. Pictured here are producers Toni Myers and Michele Hall, GSCA Chair Andy Gellis, and director/cinematographer Howard Hall.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire: The IMAX Experience

Best Film Produced Non-Exclusively for the Giant Screen

Produced by Warner Bros. and IMAX. IMAX Corporation’s Phil Groves accepted the award from GSCA Chair Andy Gellis.

Roving Mars

Best Film for Learning

Produced and distributed by Buena Vista Pictures. Pictured here are GSCA Chair Andy Gellis, director George Butler, and Paul Holliman of Buena Vista Pictures Distribution.

Greece: Secrets of the Past

Best Soundtrack

Produced and distributed by MacGillivray Freeman Films. MacGillivray Freeman Films’ Stephen Judson accepted the award from GSCA Chair Andy Gellis.

Howard Hall

Special Achievement in Film, Kodak Vision Award

Hall was recognized for his special achievements on the film Deep Sea 3D. He also was presented the Kodak Vision Award at the GSCA conference in Los Angeles in March 2006.

IMAX Corporation
Deep Sea 3D

Best Marketing Campaign by a Distributor

GSCA Chair Andy Gellis presented the award to Christine Tasto from IMAX Corporation.

Indiana State Museum
Deep Sea 3D

Best Film Launch by a Theater

Mike Greenfield from IMAX Corporation accepted the award from GSCA Chair Andy Gellis.

Houston Museum of Natural Science
Hats Off to America Film Festival

Big Idea Award

Charlotte Brohi accepted the award from GSCA Chair Andy Gellis.

Glenn Shaver
Ontario Science Centre

Big Shoe Award

The Big Shoe Award winner is chosen by GSCA staff to recognize the member volunteer (who is not a board member) who steps in and makes the biggest impact on the conference and its success.  Pictured here are GSCA President Gretchen Jaspering, Board Secretary Patricia Keighley of DKP 70MM Inc., 2006 Big Shoe winner Glenn Shaver, and Director of Meetings and Conferences Tammy Barrett.

Maximum Image Awards, Presented by IMAX


IMAX Hall of Fame Award

Antarctica, Heliograph Pty. Corporation, Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. John Wickstrom from the Museum of Science and Industry accepted the award from GSCA Chair Andy Gellis.

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

Best IMAX Booth Award

John Miller accepted the award on behalf of the IMAX theater from GSCA Chair Andy Gellis .

Celebration Cinema, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Best IMAX Booth Award

GSCA Chair Andy Gellis presented the award to Emily Loeks from Celebration Cinema.