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Antares wins award at Astro Projection International Film Festival

Barcelona — The Antares FullDome show ¨Astronomy: 3000 Years of Stargazing¨ was awarded 3rd prize at the ¨Astro Projection International Film Festival¨ hosted by the Gwacheon National Science Museum in Gwacheon-dong, South Korea.

The festival was celebrated from October 29th to November 7th 2010, and over 10,000 visitors attended. The submitted films were voted on by the audience; nine countries were represented and 26 contributions were showcased during the event.

Facts about ¨Astronomy: 3000 Years of Stargazing¨;
Duration: 34 min.
Audience: General audience
Synopsis: In the learned company of a cartoon Einstein, this show takes audiences on a tour of the major astronomical milestones of the last 3,000 years — from the cosmological models of antiquity, through the Ptolemaic system of epicycles, to the contributions of Copernicus, Newton, Hubble and many others. We explore the discoveries made possible by the use of technology — from the first telescope used by Galileo — to modern ones in use on Earth and in space. All have revealed the beauty of the cosmos. An exploration of nebulae, pulsars, and black holes and 3,000 years of astronomy exploration.

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Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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