Set for Worldwide Release January 18, 2019
Evanston, IL (August 24, 2018) – Giant Screen Films, Golden Gate 3D and BBC Earth are pleased to announce that principal photography for Cuba: Heart of the Caribbean, one of the most highly anticipated upcoming giant screen releases, was completed in June, including stunning aerial photography of the island. With unprecedented access from the Cuban government, Cuba combines state-of-the-art photographic technology and artistic storytelling to immerse audiences in the rhythms and exuberance of this vibrant nation.
The film will launch worldwide on January 18, 2019 and is available for pre-lease through Giant Screen Films.
The industry premiere screening of Cuba will take place at the 2018 GSCA Conference in Chattanooga on Sunday, September 23, followed that evening by a release party for theater clients – complete with Cuban food, music, cocktails and cigars.
Cuba is produced by Golden Gate 3D in association with BBC Earth, Giant Screen Films and the Giant Dome Theater Consortium (GDTC), distributed globally by Giant Screen Films. The GDTC is comprised of seven leading museums across the United States – the Science Museum of Minnesota; the Cincinnati Museum Center; Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago; Discovery Place, Inc., Charlotte; Museum of Science, Boston; Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego; and the St. Louis Science Center.
“The Giant Dome Theater Consortium (GDTC) is proud to be a part of this groundbreaking film production –Cuba. It is an extraordinary subject for giant screen theaters, and it has been an exciting and rewarding opportunity to participate in the film’s development,” said Mike Day, Executive VP of the Science Museum of Minnesota and Chair of the GDTC Board of Directors. “I look forward to all our museum colleagues having the opportunity to share this human and heartening giant screen spectacle that will take audiences to a very special place, and deliver the beauty and power the medium can provide.”
Cuba will be available in all formats: 2D & 3D, DCI-compliant Digital, Laser CineDome, IMAX Digital, IMAX Laser, IMAX Dome, Dome-customized 15/70, Fulldome Digital.
Contact Giant Screen Films for preleasing terms and more information.
ABOUT GIANT SCREEN FILMS
For over two decades, GSF has established itself as a pioneer in the large format industry, producing and distributing films that push the boundaries of the medium. Through the magic of immersive sight and sound technologies, GSF’s productions challenge the imaginations of children and adults, offering an inspiring perspective on the world and an unforgettable theater experience. Meaningful educational collaborations and partnerships extend each film’s impact far beyond the theater. The company is recognized as one of the world’s leading and most active large format producers and is based in Evanston, Illinois. For additional information, visit www.gsfilms.com
ABOUT GOLDEN GATE 3D
Golden Gate 3D is an award-winning production company dedicated to creating awe-inspiring and immersive film, television, and commercial content. Through innovative uses of cutting-edge motion picture technologies, the San Francisco-based company’s diverse creative and production team weaves ambitious concepts and powerful stories into transcendent cinematic experiences that illuminate and inspire. For more information, visit www.gg3d.com
ABOUT BBC EARTH
BBC Earth is a global factual brand which seeks to inspire audiences in the UK and worldwide with the most incredible sights, stories and characters from the natural world. Commercially and internationally the brand is managed by BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC. Since launch the brand has grown across multiple platforms including branded blocks on television, live events, social media, visitor attractions, theatrical releases for cinema and giant screen films and online on BBC.com. For more information, visit www.bbcearth.com