Science Center’s Doug King Named to Giant Screen Cinema Association Board of Directors

(ST. LOUIS) The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) has named Saint Louis Science Center President & CEO Doug King to its Board of Directors.

King was one of eight new members appointed this week who join 11 other GSCA Board members. His two-year term begins at the commencement of the European Film Expo board meeting on March 3, 2008. King is the only representative from a Missouri museum or giant screen entity to be selected for the GSCA?s Board of Directors.

Science Center President Doug King notes, “I’m honored to have been chosen to join such a prestigious group of individuals. The other members of the GSCA Board of Directors are all leaders in their respective fields, and within the giant screen industry.”

The Giant Screen Cinema Association (formerly known as the Giant Screen Theater Association) was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. The GSCA boasts a membership of more than 300 corporations, institutions and individuals engaged in the production, distribution and exhibition of giant screen film experiences. The Saint Louis Science Center?s four-story OMNIMAX® Theater is one of the few giant screen cinemas located in the Midwest, and is the only one located in the City of St. Louis.

For more information about the Giant Screen Cinema Association and the newly elected Board of Directors, please visit And to learn more about the Saint Louis Science Center and the OMNIMAX® Theater, the public may call (800) 456-SLSC or visit

Thank you for your interest in covering the Saint Louis Science Center. We ask that you include the full names of our institution: Saint Louis Science Center, and OMNIMAX® Theater when writing your story.

Saint Louis Science Center
The Saint Louis Science Center is one of the top five science centers in the United States, serving 1.2 million visitors annually. Recently named one of America?s most visited museums by Forbes Traveler Magazine, the Saint Louis Science Center complex includes a four-story OMNIMAX® Theater, the air-supported EXPLORADOME®, the James S. McDonnell Planetarium and the state-of-the-art Taylor Community Science Resource Center. The goals of the Saint Louis Science Center are to educate, inspire and motivate visitors of all ages and engage the community in public dialogue about science-related issues of the day. For more information about the Saint Louis Science Center and its programs, visit 

For further information, contact:
Beth Bishop
Saint Louis Science Center


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