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November 16, 2022—Since the first frame of Into the Deep was projected on its six-story screen, countless visitors have embarked on cinematic voyages into space, below the Earth’s surface, back in time, and into the deepest depths of the ocean at the Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater. Well…formerly countless. Today, the theater celebrated the arrival of its 9 millionth guest since opening its doors on May 1, 1996.
November 16, 2022—Cosm, a global tech company delivering immersive experiences for sports, entertainment, science, and education, is bringing its new immersive entertainment venue to Grandscape at The Colony in Texas. The Colony venue is designed by Dallas-based HKS. The three-level facility will be between 65,000 and 75,000 square feet, have a capacity of about 1,500 guests, and feature an 87-foot diameter LED screen. “We always knew Dallas-Fort Worth was going to house either our first or second location,” says Cosm CEO Jeb Terry. Cosm also is developing a new facility in Los Angeles.
November 15, 2022—Museum Media is pleased to announce it has partnered with the Museum Film License and Cinéfolio to offer affordable solutions for making visitor experiences such as museums, zoos, and aquariums more attractive by adding film exhibition. Museum Media is headed by Berend Reijnhoudt, former Director at Omniversum, The Hague, Netherlands.
November 4, 2022—The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is pleased to announce the results of the 2023 Board of Directors election. The following candidates will join the board beginning on January 1, 2023.
November 4, 2022—Greg MacGillivray has led a life like no other, and for the first time, he’s telling his story. MacGillivray Freeman Films and Earth Aware Editions are proud to announce the publication of Greg MacGillivray’s illustrated memoir, Five-Hundred Summer Stories (Earth Aware Editions/Simon & Schuster; Nov. 15, 2022), a fascinating account of MacGillivray’s journey as an artist, a self-made filmmaker and an entrepreneur at the head of MacGillivray Freeman Films, the most successful documentary production company in history—and the first to reach the benchmark of $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales.