John G. Shedd Aquarium
Valerio Dewalt Train Associates
Chicago Scenic Studios
Audio Systems, Projection and Production Video
Full Aperture Systems
JPL Design & Production
John G. Shedd Aquarium, Oceanarium Presentation Hall
When the stars of the show are beluga whales, everything has to be big. A magnificent view of Lake Michigan first greets the audience. In seconds, a 300-foot-long curtain descends to transform the room. A 100-foot-wide image coupled with a spatial sound system then gives the idea of "immersion" an entirely new dimension.