Beyond the theater’s plush new seats, fresh coat of paint, new carpets, and enhanced lighting, the Dryden has undergone some serious technological overhauling and upgrading both up in the projection booth and behind the screen (did we mention the screen is new too?). These new features enable us to maintain our high standards of motion picture exhibition and also greatly expand our projection capabilities. Here’s a quick breakdown of what’s been added and augmented:
The Dryden Theatre officially reopened on March 3, 2013.
George Eastman House faces a serious threat to our immediate surroundings, which play an essential role in preserving Mr. Eastman’s estate and the experience of those visiting our landmark property. The proposal called for the four-story building to be set back only 20 feet from the property’s perimeter and for removal of almost all of the existing trees (see aerial photo, right). Such a structure would have a dramatically adverse impact on the viewshed and surroundings of the Eastman House property.
Check out this short clip from the local news with Todd Gustavson our technology curator taking a look at the inside of the Tactical Camera. One of only two models ever made, this camera is what all digital cameras were derived from.