June 20, 2016 -- Evans & Sutherland (E&S) is pleased to welcome Mr. Robin Sip to E&S. Robin is an award winning Director and Writer of the best-selling fulldome productions Dawn of the Space Age, Natural Selection, and Dinosaurs at Dusk.
Effective immediately, Robin will join the E&S team, on a full time basis, as Director of Show Production & Content. Robin will direct the E&S show and content production business working closely with Terence Murtagh and Michael Daut.
"Robin joins the E&S team at a pivotal time in the fulldome content market. As fulldome content shifts from mostly CG generated scenes and models to much more real-world fulldome video and imagery, Robin brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the E&S Content team. We are excited that Robin has decided to join us", said Kirk D. Johnson, Vice President & General Manager, E&S.
"The relationship with E&S goes back to my time as an intern at E&S in the early 1990s working with Digistar I. This experience launched my career in the computer graphics industry. I have always had the desire to return to work with the E&S team who have pioneered the computer graphics industry and so many of the technologies and innovations in the planetarium and fulldome industry. I look forward to working with their dedicated team of experts. I think that together we can continue to push the limits of fulldome content creation and hopefully reach the next level of storytelling and realism in Immersive Filmmaking," said Robin Sip.
E&S is also pleased to announce that the MARS 1001: A Thousand Day Trip to Mars, will be the first E&S production written & directed by Robin. Filming for this groundbreaking production will take place both at E&S Headquarters in Salt Lake City and also at the Mirage3D Studio in The Hague, The Netherlands.
About Evans & Sutherland
Evans & Sutherland in conjunction with its wholly owned subsidiary, Spitz Inc., creates innovative digital planetarium systems and cutting-edge, fulldome show content. E&S has developed Digistar 6 the world's leading digital planetarium with fulldome video playback, real-time computer graphics, and a complete 3D digital astronomy package fully integrated into a single theater system. This technology allows audiences to be immersed in full-color, 3D computer-generated interactive worlds. As a full-service system provider, E&S also offers Spitz domes, SciDome, hybrid planetarium systems including Goto optical mechanical projectors integrated with Digistar 6 and a full range of theater systems from audio and lighting to theater automation. E&S markets include planetariums, science centers, themed attraction venues, and premium large-format theaters. E&S products have been installed in over 1,300 theaters worldwide.
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