Deep Sky brings the awe-inspiring images captured by NASA’s Webb Telescope to IMAX® taking audiences on a journey to the beginning of time and space, to never-before-seen cosmic landscapes and to recently discovered exoplanets. Directed by Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn and narrated by Oscar®-nominated actress Michelle Williams, Deep Sky follows the high-stakes global mission to build JWST and to launch it into orbit one-million miles from Earth in an attempt to answer questions that have haunted us since the beginning of time.

Length: 40:00

Film Details

  • Year Released: 2023
  • Date Released:

    October 2023

  • Alternate Titles: The Origins Machine
  • Status: In Distribution
  • 3D: No
  • Run Time: 31-50
  • Formats: IMAX Digital, IMAX Laser, Fulldome
  • Distributor:

    IMAX Entertainment

  • Produced By:

    Crazy Boat Pictures Ltd.

  • Executive Producer: John Turner, Matt Mountain, Sandra Evers-Manly, Gerry Ohrstrom
  • Producer: Nathaniel Kahn, Bonnie Hlinomaz
  • Director:  Nathaniel Kahn
  • Associate Producer: 
  • Writer:  Nathaniel Kahn
  • Cinematography: Robert Richman
  • Sound Editor: 

    Robert Hein

  • Visual Effects: Karl Smith - Atomic Microwave Inc. / Nicholas Freeman / Bob Sauls
  • Music/Score:  Paul Leonard-Morgan
  • Editor: Brian Johnson, a.c.e., Jay Kuper
  • Narrator: MIchelle Williams
  • Other Credits:
  • Sponsors: Major funding provided by the Northrop Grumman Foundation. IMAX and the filmmakers are grateful to NASA, ESA, CSA, the Space Telescope Science Institute, and AURA for their assistance in making this film.


  • Documentary
  • Home Feature
  • Space



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