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GSCA Announces 2016 Board of Directors

ABOVE: Sean Phillips, Reed Smoot, and James Neihouse join Steve Schklair for a panel discussion on giant screen cinematography.  Courtesy GSCA.

Holly Springs, NC, USA — The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) is pleased to announce the results of the 2016 Board of Directors election. The following candidates will join the board for a two-year term beginning on January 1, 2016:

Representing Commercial Theaters:

  • –Paul Wild, IMAX Victoria in the Royal BC Museum

Representing Institutional Theaters:

  • –Michele Canto, Canadian Museum of History
  • –Diane Carlson, Pacific Science Center
  • –Andy Zakrajsek, COSI

Representing Distributors:

  • –Bob Harman, MacGillivray Freeman Films
  • –Derek Threinen, Giant Screen Films/D3D Cinema

Representing Production:

  • –Shaun MacGillivray, MacGillivray Freeman Films
  • –Pascal Vuong, N3D Land Productions

Representing Manufacturers, Suppliers, and Other Related Businesses:

  • –Bryan Boheme, Christie Digital
  • –Michael Daut, Evans and Sutherland
  • –Martin Howe, TEQ4

Peter Bak-Larsen, Tycho Brahe Planetarium, will join the board as an Ex Officio Director designated by Euromax.

These directors will join the following board members, who still have one year left on their board term:

  • –Jonathan Barker, SK Films
  • –Kim Cavendish, Museum of Discovery and Science
  • –Daniel Ferguson, Cosmic Picture
  • –Mark Katz, Giant Screen Films/D3D Cinema
  • –Mike Lutz, IMAX Corporation
  • –Alan Nursall, TELUS World of Science-Edmonton
  • –Berend Reijnhoudt, Omniversum
  • –Glenn Shaver, Ontario Science Centre
  • –Gordon Stalans, Tennessee Aquarium
  • –Phil Streather, Principal Large Format

Officers and committee chairs will be elected by the new board and announced in late December.

GSCA extends its sincere appreciation to the following outgoing board members, who complete their terms in 2015:

  • –Tim Hazlehurst, Marbles Kids Museum
  • –Laurent Dondey, La Geode
  • –Lisa Truitt, THINK Creative
Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleimanhttp://wwww.themedreality.com
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, ThemedReality.com 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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