Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Large Format Veteran Paul Giguere Joins Global Immersion's Giant Screen Product Team

West Sussex, UK (September 12, 2012) -- Immersive attraction innovator, Global Immersion, announces the appointment of Paul Giguère to support the company’s GSX™ product series launch; a unique range of high performance solutions tailored for Giant Screen Cinema. Giguère’s appointment will see him with North American Business Development responsibilities effective immediately.

Giguère offers a thorough understanding of the Giant Screen Cinema industry and the technologies employed within it. He brings nearly thirty years of domestic and international experience in the entertainment industry, specializing in Giant Screen, theme parks, museums, attractions, events, location-based entertainment, consulting and touring museum exhibitions. He served a seven year tenure as a Large Format Cinema Association (LFCA – now operating as the Giant Screen Cinema Association) Board Member, chairing the LFCA’s annual conference twice and serving in the executive role as the Association’s Secretary.

“I am delighted to welcome Paul to our team,” comments Martin Howe, CEO at Global Immersion. “His extensive experience will be leveraged to bring outstanding levels of understanding and practice to our growing business, and his appointment comes at a time when we can effectively deploy him as a catalyst for change which will take us into our next planned phase of our organizational growth. 

Speaking about his appointment, Giguère says: “Global Immersion’s strategic move into the Giant Screen Cinema market is perfectly timed and I am thrilled to have this opportunity to be part of it. As the digital Immersive Giant Screen Specification (DIGSS) evolves, Global Immersion will be at the forefront of providing digital Giant Screen Cinema solutions in 2D and 3D for both flat and dome screen applications. This is an exciting time in Giant Screen Cinema market and I relish the prospect that this opportunity brings with it.” 

About Global Immersion
Global Immersion is an award-winning organisation, dedicated to the unique and innovative medium of immersive theatre and specialising in the design and integration of world-class planetarium, Giant Screen, 3D and 4D environments.

With over thirteen years experience in the world of fulldome displays and scientific data visualisation, Global Immersion combines a wide range of proven technologies to create enthralling and exciting immersive theatre. As a full-service team, they pull together consultancy, design, technology, engineering, system integration, content and creativity – for world-class experiences that are built for the future. For further information about Global Immersion and the Global Immersion range of leading immersive theatre solutions please visit www.globalimmersion.com