INNOVATIVE MULTIMEDIA FOR MUSEUMS

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We design and produce award-winning multimedia experiences for museums. From multi-user interactives to 4D theaters, we stay on the forefront of technology to develop new avenues for expression.

Interactive +Films +

Anne Frank

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At the heart of the new Anne Frank exhibit at the Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum of Tolerance is our film Anne’s Room. The intimate theater wraps around you to create an immersive and visceral experience.

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College Football Hall of Fame

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For the new College Football Hall of Fame, Cortina Productions produced 7 films and 19 interactive exhibits including the RFID-driven All-Access pass system that provides a custom visitor experience.

EDUCATIONAL & PLAYFUL INTERACTIVES

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We create interactive experiences that provide a reason to laugh, compete, and play while being informed. Our work ranges from mobile apps to STEM-based education centers.

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Earl Scruggs Center

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The Common Threads interactive touch-table at the Earl Scruggs Center lets visitors discover the musical traditions of the South through a variety of video, photo, audio and contextual assets.

STORY DRIVEN MUSEUM MEDIA DESIGN

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We work collaboratively with museums, exhibit designers, and architects from the start of the design process to help craft content focused media experiences in harmony with the physical space.

Films +

National Civil Rights Museum

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The National Civil Rights Museum has been fully transformed and Cortina Productions is proud to have been part of the team as producer of 18 films, 15 interactive video exhibits, and 11 audio programs.

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San Francisco 49ers Museum & Education Center

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The 49ers Museum presented by Sony is a 20,000 square foot space dedicated to showcasing the past, present, and future of the 49ers organization and its commitment to education and innovation.

FILMS THAT INSPIRE & INFORM

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We tackle complex historical events and capture the emotions experienced. We craft archival and original footage together in unique ways to create films that engage and inform.

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Shipwrecked Theater

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Shipwrecked 4D Theater, produced by Cortina Productions for the Bullock Texas State History Museum, takes visitors on a journey with the great explorer René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle in 1684.

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Making of An American Army

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Produced for the National Museum of the U.S. Army, this films tells the story of George Washington's army as it transforms into a united and successful entity.

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Cortina Productions is a full-service creative media design and production company specializing in the museum field. We strive to tell stories in compelling and innovative ways. Our work can be found in museums, cultural institutions, visitor centers, and aquariums across the world. From the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC, to the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame in Calgary, to the San Francisco 49ers Museum in Santa Clara, our films and interactive experiences entertain, engage, and inform thousands of people every day.

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African American History

“The African American experience is the lens through which we understand what it is to be an American.” – Lonnie G. Bunch III, Founding Director of the NMAAHC Our team has been on site …

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NC Aquarium Renovation

After a $6.5 million renovation, the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island reopened on August 10, 2016. The renovated exhibits offer aquarium visitors a more interactive experience. These additions include 14 media pieces designed …

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SXSWedu PanelPicker

The San Francisco 49ers Museum has put together a proposal for SXSWedu 2017 called How 49ers Use Football to Inspire STEM Learning. Focused on sharing how “the 49ers STEM Education Program provides 60,000 K-8 Bay Area …

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SEGD – Optimizing Exhibits

On August 18th, Cortina Productions’ principal and creative director, Stephen Platenberg, spoke at The Society for Experiential Graphic Design’s (SEGD) Exhibition + Experience Design event in Washington, D.C. Under the event’s theme, From Museums to …

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Geek Mom – Spy App

“Our kids get really excellent interactive apps these days. Take, for example, the Agent 711 Revolutionary Spy Adventure at Mount Vernon. Y’all, that thing is magic.”  – Karen Walsh, Geek Mom Mount Vernon’s Agent 711: Revolutionary Spy Adventure App takes visitors …

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Summer Interns 2016 – Part 2

Each intern at Cortina Productions arrives with their own set of creative ambitions and career experience. Cortina Productions offers them an opportunity to explore the process of media design and production, while understanding the …

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Our 2016 Interns

It is summer time at Cortina Productions, which means intern season is in full swing. As part of our robust internship program, Cortina Productions employs interns from all over the nation in each of …

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Join Us at #AAM2016

Cortina Productions is very excited to be a part of the American Alliance of Museums’ 2016 Annual Meeting and Museum Expo. Come visit us at Booth #5024 from May 26-28 at the Walter E. …

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Pacific Visions Preview

Aquarium of the Pacific is in the process of adding a new wing, slated to open in late 2018. Pacific Visions is a 29,000-square-foot, two-story sustainable addition will include an immersive theater, special exhibition and art …

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