Saturday, November 27, 2021

Updated! Immersive Cinema Awards: Imiloa, GSCA, Jackson Hole

photo by Berend Reijnhoudt, Omniversum
photo by Berend Reijnhoudt, Omniversum

  • 2nd Imiloa Fulldome Film Festival, Hilo, HI

Best Visuals and Graphics

The Life of Trees 3D produced by Softmachine/Reef Distribution GbmH

Best Audio Track

A Planet for Goldilocks produced by GOTO, Inc.

Best Script and Story

Dream to Fly produced by the Heavens of Copernicus

Studio Audience Choice Award

To Space and Back 3D produced by Sky-Skan in association with The Franklin Institute

  • GSCA 2013 International Conference and Trade Show, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Best Film, Short Subject: SK Films, Flight of the Butterflies
Executive Producer Jonathan Barker; Co-Executive Producers Wendy MacKeigan, Maria Elena Gutierrez Santoscoy, Joanna Baldwin-Mallory; Produced by Jonathan Barker, Rafael Cuervo, Mike Slee; Supervising Producer Myles Connolly; Director Mike Slee; Written by Mike Slee and Wendy MacKeigan.

Best Film for Lifelong Learning: SK Films, Flight of the Butterflies
Executive Producer Jonathan Barker; Co-Executive Producers Wendy MacKeigan, Maria Elena Gutierrez Santoscoy, Joanna Baldwin-Mallory; Produced by Jonathan Barker, Rafael Cuervo, Mike Slee; Supervising Producer Myles Connolly; Director Mike Slee; Written by Mike Slee and Wendy MacKeigan.

Best Film, Feature LengthThe Dark Knight Rises: The IMAX Experience
Warner Bros. Pictures and IMAX Corporation

Best CinematographyFlight of the Butterflies, SK Films
Simon de Glanville and Paul Williams, Directors of Photography

Best Original ScoreFlight of the Butterflies, SK Films
Music by Leonardo Heiblum and Jacobo Lieberman

Best Sound DesignFlight of the Butterflies, SK Films
Sound Design by Peter Thillaye

Best Marketing Campaign by a Distributor: SK Films, Flight of the Butterflies
Marketing Team: Jonathan Barker, President and CEO; Amber Hawtin, Sales and Marketing Director; Wendy MacKeigan, Executive Vice President; Stephanie Gautier Watson, Marketing Manager; Lynn Valiquette, Senior Marketing Representative

Best Educational Program: Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Butterfly Bash Family Events
Education Team: Christine Bean, Becky Facer, Charlee Glenn, Nicole Michalec

Best Film Launch by a Theater: Omniversum, The Hague, The Netherlands for its launch of Flight of the Butterflies
Marketing Team: Inge van Rooij, Marketing and Sales Supervisor; Jennifer Keijzer, Theatre Marketing manager; Ingrid de Groot, Schools and Sales; Alexandra van der Zee, Film Marketing and pPogramming; Naomi de Haan, Intern

Big Idea: SK Films and the Maryland Science Center for their collaboration on the educational materials for Flight of the Butterflies

Big Idea: Canadian Museum of Civilization for the video it produced featuring Commander Chris Hadfield aboard the International Space Station to promote its launch of the IMAX film Space Station. David Henderson, Manager, Canadian Museum of Civilization IMAX Theatre.

Big Shoe (given to recognize exemplary volunteers):
Martin Howe, Electrosonic
Diane Carlson, Pacific Science Center

IMAX Corporation also presented its Maximum Image Awards at the GSCA event.

Hall of Fame Award (awarded to a large format film that is at least 10 years old): Chronos

Founders Award: MacGillivray Freeman Films

Best IMAX Booth: Film Based: Omnitheatre, Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota

Best IMAX Booth: Film Based: Blank IMAX® Dome Theater, Science Center of Iowa, Des Moines, Iowa

Best IMAX Booth: Digital: Phipps IMAX® Theatre, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, Colorado

Best IMAX Booth: Digital: Cinescape 360° IMAX, Kuwait National Cinema Company

  • 2013 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, Jackson Hole, WY

Best Immersive 3D/Large Format
(Sponsored by GoPro)
Flight of the Butterflies
SK Films Inc.

Best Immersive Fulldome
Supervolcanoes
Spitz Creative Media, Mirage3D & Thomas Lucas Productions, Inc, in associations with Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Marian Zunz Newcomer (Sponsored by Center for Environmental Filmmaking)
A Year in the Wild: Snowdonia
Jeff Wilson

Best Media Installation (Sponsored by Barco)
Rapid Inventory Theater
Abbott Hall of Conservation, The Field Museum, Chicago

Best Interactive and New Media (Sponsored by BBC Earth)
America the Wild: Kinect Nat Geo TV
Grizzly Creek Films, Microsoft Xbox Studios, Relentless Studios and Nat Geo Wild

 

Joe Kleimanhttp://www.themedreality.com
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, 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 has been News Editor and contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, and MiceChat. His blog, ThemedReality.com takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @themedreality Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his fiancé, two dogs, and a ghost.

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