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IPS2020 Full Dome
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Discover the latest planetarium productions from around the world when you visit IPS 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

IPS Full Dome Showcase is a unique film festival shown on a large hemispherical screen in TELUS World of Science’s new Zeidler Dome theatre. For a few days, a number of original films will be shown highlighting different themes and topics from around the world. After the festival a jury will make a selection of best films, based on varying criteria, and awards will be handed out.

We are excited to host everyone for the IPS 2020 conference in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada from June 18 – 25, with our IPS Full Dome Showcase taking place on Thursday, June 18 and Friday, June 19. The two day IPS Full Dome Showcase will present the best full dome content available for planetariums.
Interested in joining the Selection Committee for the Full Dome Showcase? Here is some information on how you can join
The IPS Full Dome Showcase selection committee will be constituted with up to ten IPS members who will review the submitted films, via download links to preview the content from the show producers and distributors. The selection committee will then vote on the films to make the final selection for the full Dome Showcase in consultation with the program team from TELUS World of Science – Edmonton.
Five main prizes will be awarded during the IPS 2020 Full Dome Showcase.
They are currently the following (subject to change):
IPS 2020 Artistic Merit Award This prize is awarded to the best overall artistic creation, with not necessarily requiring an educational focus.
IPS 2020 Audience Award for Best Full Dome Show This award is given out based upon the highest rating on the full dome show by all of the attendees of the full dome showcase.
IPS Education Award The winner of this award is selected by the IPS Executive.
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton AWARD  TELUS World of Science – Edmonton staff will award this prize to their highest rated full dome show.
Best Short Full Dome Film (up to 10 minutes in length) This winner of this category will be selected by the attendees of the full dome showcase.
Key dates for the committee:
June 28, 2019 Deadline for email from all interested IPS members in being on the IPS 2020 Full Dome Showcase selection committee.
July 5, 2019: The IPS 2020 team from TELUS World of Science - Edmonton will select from those who expressed interest to participate on the IPS 2020 Full Dome Showcase selection committee. Notifications will be sent out to all those who have expressed interest, with a list of those that have been selected to stand on the committee.
September 2 to December 1, 2019 Submissions open for full dome shows for consideration from producers and distributors
December 1, 2019 Final day of submissions from producers and distributors of full dome shows to be considered for the IPS 2020 Full Dome Showcase.
December 1, 2019 to January 20, 2020 IPS 2020 Full Dome Showcase committee members watch content submitted by producers and distributors and rate the film according to certain criteria. January 24, 2020 IPS 2020 Full Dome Showcase Selection Committee confirms selected full dome shows for the IPS 2020 Full Dome Showcase.
January 27, 2020 Confirmation to full dome producers and distributors regarding their full dome shows selection (or not selected) for the IPS 2020 Full Dome Showcase.
February 7, 2020 IPS 2020 Full Dome Show schedule determined with input from the IPS Full Dome Showcase selection committee.
Please email Frank Florian at fflorian@twose.ca by Friday, June 28, 2019 to signify your interest in reviewing and selecting the full dome shows for the IPS 2020 Full Dome Showcase.


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