Setting up Celestial Cinema

First photo: Maui Film Festival sound engineer Charles Trundy sets up the Celestial Cinema’s mixing board Tuesday afternoon at the Wailea Golf Course Amphitheater. He said he has been working for the annual festival for about a decade. “I just think it’s a great event for our community,” Trundy said. In the background are Maui Film Festival production assistants Bradley Jackson (left) and Jim Nichols. Movies are scheduled to start this evening at the outdoor theater.

Second photo: Maui Film Festival video engineer Doug Paulson begins setting up of the 4K, 20,000-lumen projector that will be used to project this week’s movies at the Celestial Cinema in Wailea. Already in place (top) is the 3K backup projector.

The Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos