Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Deadlines Looming for Thea and GSTA Award Nominations

InPark Online News Editor Joe Kleiman and GSCA Executive Director Tammy Thurmon  visit the  Esquire IMAX Theatre, site of the GSCA 2012 International Conference

Burbank, CA and Lake Anna, VA, USA — July 6 is the deadline to submit applications for the TEA’s Thea Award 2012 – 2013 judging cycle.  To be eligible for consideration, the project must have opened or the event must have taken place between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2012.   A guideline to the nomination process and a link to the nomination form can be found on the Thea Awards Blog.

The annual Thea Awards recognize large and small accomplishments and outstanding achievements of projects that demonstrate the power that the creation of compelling places and experiences can have on the guest and visitor experience.  The next Thea Awards Gala will take place April 6, 2013 at the Disneyland Hotel.

The deadline to submit marketing campaigns and education programs for consideration in the GSCA 2012 Achievement Awards has been extended to July 13. Categories include:

  • Best Film Launch by a Theater
  • Best Marketing Campaign by a Distributor
  • Best Theater Marketing Campaign
  • Best Educational Program
The GSCA 2012 Achievement Awards will be handed out during the Association’s International Conference and Trade Show in Sacramento, CA, USA this September.  For more information, visit the GSCA’s website.

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.

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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