Austin, Texas’ Bob Bullock IMAX switches to digital

January 5, 2015 – 5:54 pm

The Austin Chronicle reports:

In a move that is becoming more and more common, the Bullock Museum IMAX Theatre announced they will be trading in their 70mm film projectors for digital ones.

The storied theatre will shut down on Jan. 5 to begin the digital conversion: Replacing the projectors, upgrading the audio system, and mounting a new screen in the 400-seat theatre that has been serving Texas audiences since 2001. They have allotted a month for the endeavor, with the re-opening slated for Feb. 6.

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