We Are Born of Stars is the first Anaglyph single projector 3D film created for IMAX/IMAX Dome projection. Using computer graphics, the film traces the development of life from the formation of atomic nuclei in stars to the molecular structure of water and DNA, zooming the audience through the five-billion-year evolution of our solar system.

Length: 11:00

Film Details

  • Year Released: 1985
  • Date Released:
    March 1985
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  • Status: Inactive
  • 3D: Yes
  • Run Time: <20
  • Formats: 15/70
  • Distributor:

    IMAX Corporation

  • Produced By:
    Toyo Corp.
  • Executive Producer:
  • Producer: Roman Kroitor
  • Director:  Nelson Max
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  • Writer:  Roman Kroitor
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  • Other Credits: Computer animation by Dr. Nelson Max of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Dr. Koichi Omura of Osaka University, Japan, and Colin Low of the National Film Board of Canada for the Fujitsu Pavilion at the International Expo at Tsukuba, Japan, 1985.
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  • Astronomy
  • Documentary
  • Short
  • Space



Film Facts

We Are Born of Stars was the first IMAX 3D feature.