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IMAX Corporation to Support GSCA 2015 International Conference and Trade Show As Partner-Level Sponsor

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Written by: Giant Screen Cinema Assocation
Date: August 25, 2015

IMAX’s contributions include hosting the opening reception and GSCA Achievement Awards.

  

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August 25, 2015—The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is pleased to announce that IMAX Corporation has signed on as a partner-level sponsor, the highest level of support, for the upcoming GSCA International Conference and Trade Show in San Francisco on September 9-11.

IMAX’s contributions include hosting the opening reception and GSCA Achievement Awards at the Parc 55 Hilton on September 9, during which awards will be presented for giant screen filmmaking, marketing, education, and projection excellence. IMAX’s support also includes providing the assistance of its Technical Services and IMAX Post/DKP teams for screenings at the AMC Metreon IMAX theater throughout the conference, which allows producers' work to be screened with the benefits of the proprietary digital IMAX image enhancement engine. DKP will post-produce the digital presentations to the new IMAX laser projector specifications. IMAX will also participate in the conference technical session by demonstrating the new IMAX GT Laser Digital system for conference delegates.

“We are thrilled to partner with IMAX Corporation again as a sponsor at this year’s conference,” said GSCA Executive Director Tammy Seldon. “IMAX has been a valuable, longtime partner, and their generous and continued support will not only help ensure another successful GSCA event but also provide delegates the opportunity to see state-of-the art projection technology.”

The GSCA International Conference and Trade Show is the largest gathering of educational giant screen and immersive cinema professionals. The 2015 event is being held on September 9-11 at the AMC Metreon IMAX Theater in San Francisco, California, and will feature new films, films in production, projects in development, professional development sessions, a technical session, trade show, and the GSCA Achievement Awards, which honor excellence in giant screen filmmaking, marketing, and education. In addition to the digital screenings, the conference will also include film presentations on the IMAX 15-perf/70mm system. On September 12, delegates travel to the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, California, for screenings and sessions in the Hackworth IMAX Dome Theater. Conference registration and other event details are available at http://www.giantscreencinema.com.

About GSCA
The core purpose of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA®) is to advance the business of producing and presenting educational giant screen and immersive cinema experiences globally. GSCA's membership includes more than 250 organizations in nearly 30 countries. Member organizations include giant screen filmmakers, distributors, theaters, suppliers, manufacturers, and students from around the world. Visit www.giantscreencinema.com for further information. Connect with GSCA on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/giantscreencinema) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/gsca). Questions about the GSCA or the conference should be directed to Tammy Seldon at tammy@giantscreencinema.com.

About IMAX Corporation
IMAX Corporation, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary software, architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge of your seat to a world you've never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and, as such, IMAX's network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event films around the globe. IMAX Corporation is headquartered in Toronto with executive offices in New York and Los Angeles, and offices in London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing. As of March 31, 2015, there were 943 IMAX theatres (820 commercial multiplexes, 18 commercial destinations and 105 institutions) in 63 countries.

IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D Experience® and The IMAX Experience® are registered trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can be found at www.imax.com. You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (www.facebook.com/imax), Twitter (www.twitter.com/imax) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/imaxmovies).

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