Fulldome3D Digital Theatre was inaugurated by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon’ble Union Minister of Culture, Govt. of India at Science City, Kolkata. The facility is the first of its kind in India. In tune with the technological advancement taking place around the world, the Space Theatre has now switched over from a 2D celluloid based film projection system to a digital projection system as part of upgradation fully funded by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India at a cost of Rs. 20.00 crore. This promises to scale up the viewing experience in terms of both content as well as technology by including a completely new full dome with an active 2D/3D immersive projection system.
Preview of two Films ‘The Life of Trees’ and ‘Asteroid: Mission Extreme’ were also organised.