Glasgow, UK — Film continues its departure as a giant screen medium. InPark Magazine has learned that museum-based IMAX theaters in Portland, OR, USA and Edmonton, AB, Canada are planning the switch to digital formats within the next few months. And as Scotland’s only museum-based IMAX theater prepares to convert to digital, Robert Johnstone, IMAX Theatre Director at the Glasgow Science Centre, reflects in the following video on the joy of 15 perforation 70mm film.
VIDEO: Scotland’s Only IMAX Film Theater Prepares to Go Digital
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.