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June 28, 2016—American Cinematographer interviewed James Neihouse, ASC, on how he trained astronauts to shoot footage from space for the new IMAX film A Beautiful Planet. Click here to read the full article.
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May 26, 2016—
Toni Myers is that rarity—a female Hollywood film director. But her medium is the IMAX blockbuster, and with her latest Jennifer Lawrence collaboration, A Beautiful Planet
, she hopes to inspire girls to become astronauts. Read the full inews.co.uk article about Toni Myers here.
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April 29, 2016—To capture images of the planet for the new IMAX film A Beautiful Planet, as well as the daily lives of the astronaut teams stationed at the ISS, crews rocketed into Earth’s orbit and joined the space station with a digital 4K Canon Cinema EOS C500 video camera and a Canon EOS-1D C DSLR, which they used to take still images and get video footage of specific points on the planet below. Using a semi-formal shot-list of specific earthly targets to capture, the astronauts kept in constant contact with Myers and cinematographer James Neihouse, who coordinated the shoot on the ground with three different ISS crews. Read the full article at Inverse.com.
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February 22, 2016—A new IMAX 3D space movie promises to let you "experience Earth like never before." A Beautiful Planet, narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, features footage of our home world as captured by astronauts on board the International Space Station. The movie, which was made in cooperation with NASA, will debut in large-format theaters on April 29. Read the full article from CollectSpace.com here.
December 18, 2014—K2 Films, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of K2 Communications, and Giant Screen Films have teamed up to tell the exciting story of what the next chapter of space exploration will bring both near-term and long-term. Through visually stunning imagery, and in collaboration with leading space experts, Journey To Space
showcases the exciting plans NASA and the space community are working on and the challenges they must overcome to carry out missions, once considered science fiction, and now science fact, such as landing astronauts on Mars. The film calls attention to the reality that the space program did not die with the end of the Shuttle Program in 2011. It is instead, vibrantly alive.