Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Call for Entries: GSCA 2015 Marketing, Education, and Film Awards

ABOVE: AMC METREON, host theater of the 2015 GSCA International Conference and Trade Show.

Holly Spring, NC, USA — Producers, distributors, theater directors, marketing directors, and educators:  submit your films, marketing campaigns, and education programs for consideration in the GSCA 2015 Achievement Awards.

Information about each category is available below, and further details can be found on the GSCA website here: GSCA 2015 Awards Criteria

Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony during the GSCA International Conference and Trade Show in San Francisco this September.

Marketing and Education Awards

Entry Deadline June 29

Click on each category listed below for the eligibility rules, submission worksheets, and link to the online submission form. Although the submission deadline is June 29, the GSCA recommends you start your entry early so you have time to gather all the required information.

  • Best Film Launch by a Theater
    Given for the best launch of an individual giant screen film by a theater
  • Best Marketing Campaign by a Distributor
    Given for the best marketing campaign by the film distributor to accompany the launch of a giant screen film
  • Best Theater Marketing Campaign
    Given for the best campaign to open a new theater, reopen a theater after a renovation or conversion, rebrand of a theater, or a new campaign to market an existing theater
  • Best Educational Program
    Given to the program which best represents the development and presentation of a complete educational experience using giant screen film, exhibits, educational materials, and other media or materials
  • Big Idea Award
    All campaigns submitted will be considered for the Big Idea Award, which is given for the most original and effective idea in a marketing campaign or educational program.

Film Awards

Entry Deadline June 19

Awards will be presented in the following categories, and distributors or producers must submit film titles for consideration in each category:

  • –Best Film, Short Subject (60 minutes or under)
  • –Best Film, Feature Length (over 60 minutes)
  • –Best Film for Lifelong Learning
  • –Best Visual Effects
  • –Best Cinematography
  • –Best Sound Design
  • –Best Original Score

Full eligibility policies and the link to the online submission form can be found here: Film Awards Criteria 2015


If you have questions about the submission process or eligibility, please contact Kelly Germain at [email protected].

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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