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August 29, 2022—The Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) and BASE Xperiential are excited to announce a major partnership to unveil the world’s first-ever HoloTheater and its premiere experience, Dinosaur Discoveries: A Holographic Adventure, debuting in November. The historic Wortham Giant Screen Theatre has long been a major attraction at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. This fall, stunning laser-projection, video mapping, three-dimensional holographic imagery and live action entertainment come together to transform the theater into a first-of-its-kind HoloTheater. Two robust side-screen projection surfaces will complement the museum’s massive 60-by-80-foot screen to bring to life a panoramic, immersive cinema experience.
August 19, 2022—Hollywood Park, the largest urban mixed-use mega development under construction in the Western United States, announces a new signed tenant, Cosm, a global leader in experiential media and immersive technology, which will introduce its first public venue in Hollywood Park. The forthcoming location will be the first venue of its kind to bring entertainment to life by utilizing Cosm’s revolutionary domed and compound curved LED technology. Guests will be able to directly experience immersive content through the company’s proprietary, best-in-class technology that seamlessly bridges the gap between virtual and physical realities.
August 18, 2022—The Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation, Dorsey Pictures, distributor SK Films and their partners are proud to announce that Wings Over Water has been named as a finalist for the Best Ecosystem Film and Sound Categories at the Jackson Wild Media Awards. The Awards will take place on September 29 at Seewinkel National Park in Austria. In addition, the film has also been nominated for the Children’s Award at the prestigious Wildlife Film Festival in Rotterdam. The awards will take place October 8 in the Netherlands.
August 2, 2022—Virginia Air & Space Science Center has announced that Executive Director and CEO Robert Griesmer will retire at the end of September. "My wife and I have been discussing retirement for some time now,” says Griesmer, “but there were things that needed to be completed." The Virginia Air & Space Science Center has recently completed its multi-million-dollar capital campaign. "We are looking forward to continued growth and having an increased economic and educational impact on the communities we serve, and finally, now, I can retire with the feeling of success and pride in the institution I led, the community I served, and the staff that will take this institution to only greater heights of excellence," he said. Greismer has long been involved with GSCA, and GSTA before that, as a committee member and was a familiar face at the conferences.