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October 12, 1989 | MARY ANN GALANTE, Times staff writer
Tustin-based Cameron/South Coast Group Inc. has just been signed to provide investor relations and counseling services to Showscan Film Corp. Culver City-based Showscan Film is a fledgling public firm that makes high-definition films using the movie technology. Its process, called Showscan, was created by Douglas Turnbull, the special effects whiz behind "2001: A Space Odyssey" and the first "Star Trek" series, among other science-fiction epics. Showscan changes the speed at which film is shot.
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August 19, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
United Artists Nearing a Deal With Showscan: The nation's largest theater chain is close to an agreement with Culver City-based Showscan Corp. on installing computer-controlled seats in 10 theater multiplexes over the next five years. Details of the deal with United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc., valued at about $20 million, should be worked out within days, a Showscan spokeswoman said.
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August 19, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
United Artists Nearing a Deal With Showscan: The nation's largest theater chain is close to an agreement with Culver City-based Showscan Corp. on installing computer-controlled seats in 10 theater multiplexes over the next five years. Details of the deal with United Artists Theatre Circuit Inc., valued at about $20 million, should be worked out within days, a Showscan spokeswoman said.
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July 2, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Showscan and Omni Films Drop Merger Plans: Showscan Corp. said it received notice from Omni Films terminating last month's letter of intent to combine the two companies' operations. Culver City-based Showscan said it has also concluded that the terms of the proposed merger with Omni, of Sarasota, Fla., would not fit the best interests of its shareholders. Both firms supply growing markets for ride simulators and futuristic theaters.
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July 2, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Showscan and Omni Films Drop Merger Plans: Showscan Corp. said it received notice from Omni Films terminating last month's letter of intent to combine the two companies' operations. Culver City-based Showscan said it has also concluded that the terms of the proposed merger with Omni, of Sarasota, Fla., would not fit the best interests of its shareholders. Both firms supply growing markets for ride simulators and futuristic theaters.
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May 14, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Showscan and Omni Films to Merge: Two of the small group of entertainment technology companies catering to the growing market for high-tech ride simulators and futuristic theaters announced plans to combine their operations. The merger will match Culver City-based Showscan Corp.'
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September 23, 1991 | HAL FOSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With help from a government pushing for citizens to devote more time to leisure, the Japanese are rushing to build Disney-style theme parks and entertainment centers. The result has been a windfall for American companies, particularly the Southern California firms recognized as world leaders in the design and construction of theme parks and their attractions.
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August 26, 1987
Showscan Film Corp., Los Angeles, appointed Edgar Johnson senior vice president.
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May 14, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Showscan and Omni Films to Merge: Two of the small group of entertainment technology companies catering to the growing market for high-tech ride simulators and futuristic theaters announced plans to combine their operations. The merger will match Culver City-based Showscan Corp.'
BUSINESS
September 23, 1991 | HAL FOSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With help from a government pushing for citizens to devote more time to leisure, the Japanese are rushing to build Disney-style theme parks and entertainment centers. The result has been a windfall for American companies, particularly the Southern California firms recognized as world leaders in the design and construction of theme parks and their attractions.
BUSINESS
October 12, 1989 | MARY ANN GALANTE, Times staff writer
Tustin-based Cameron/South Coast Group Inc. has just been signed to provide investor relations and counseling services to Showscan Film Corp. Culver City-based Showscan Film is a fledgling public firm that makes high-definition films using the movie technology. Its process, called Showscan, was created by Douglas Turnbull, the special effects whiz behind "2001: A Space Odyssey" and the first "Star Trek" series, among other science-fiction epics. Showscan changes the speed at which film is shot.
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