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IMERSA 2018 fulldome film voting and final call for presentations

IMERSA 2018 Film Voting and final call for presentations

Fulldome film selection poll

Early registration is open…

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Added by Dan on November 28, 2017 at 3:24pm — No Comments

IMERSA 2018 call for Fulldome films and project presentations.

IMERSA Summit 2018 is coming! February 24 - 27

Call for fulldome films, submit by November 15th, 2017

And

Call for presentations, submit by Dec.1st, 2017

Submit here; www.imersa.org/summit

We are pleased to present this…

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Added by Dan on November 10, 2017 at 2:03pm — No Comments

New from Loch Ness Productions: Creative Planet’s EXPLORE!

We are pleased to offer to fulldome theaters everywhere the lavish 2017 immersive production EXPLORE from Creative Planet.



Adopting the latest trend of Hollywood movie releases, we're proud to offer both long-term licenses *and* short-term streaming rentals on the same "day-and-date", with no delayed release windows.



EXPLORE is the story of humanity's fascination with the…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on October 16, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

A new look for fulldome.org

Trying out a new simple design for fulldome.org. Hope you like it!

Added by Dan on October 7, 2017 at 1:51pm — No Comments

MORPHOS 360 PROGRAMS - COLORADO 2018

The MORPHOS 360 Programs offers production skills in Digital Dome and VR. Programs have been refined over years of research and curriculum development from experts in the field. Whether you are looking for a workshop, interested in applying to our artist-in-residence program or ready to submit your 360 content to our live show, you will find information here.
All MORPHOS 360 Programs for 2018 will be held at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery in Fort Collins,…
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Added by Ethan Bach on October 3, 2017 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Immersive Film Festival IFF'17 - Second call

Immersive Film Festival - IFF’17

December 1 to 3, 2017





This is the second call for the Immersive Film Festival, which will be held in Espinho, Portugal from December 1 to 3, 2017.

The Espinho Planetarium would like to invite you to participate either by submitting your work, simply attending the festival, or both.

This festival is an event that will gather international productions, both 2D and 3D, in the Immersive Cinema field. It is an open invitation to…

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Added by Antonio Pedrosa on September 25, 2017 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Post Eclipse Update

Greetings Planetarians,
Our show, Eclipses and Phases of the Moon, has been updated to the post-2017 version! While the Great American Eclipse is over, our show is still a great option for your groups and field trips wanting to learn about Moon phases and eclipses!
 
Eclipses and Phases of the Moon is available for installation (up to 4k 60fps) and streaming (up to 2k 60 fps in fisheye, truncated fisheye, 16:9…
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Added by AmyJo Proctor on September 19, 2017 at 11:25pm — No Comments

Hold the date IMERSA 2018 feb 24 to 27

Hold the date February 24 to 27 for the IMERSA Summit 2018. This major event will be held in Columbus OH. at COSI. 

Announcements for session, speakers and film submissions coming soon.

The 2018 IMERSA Summit continues our conversation between converging business sectors, shaping the industry with fulldome film showcases, exhibits, technology sessions and abundant opportunities for networking with pioneers in immersive experiences.

See you in Ohio!…

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Added by Dan on September 16, 2017 at 1:32pm — No Comments

Altair VR Planetarium – Evolution of Portable Planetariums

Goodbye Portable Planetarium. Hello Altair VR Planetarium!

Ten years ago, portable planetariums brought a small revolution to the planetarium experience and made fulldome art popular for millions of people. But the quality of portable planetariums with spherical mirrors no longer satisfies customers.

We have tried…

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Added by Konstantin Urvantsev on September 15, 2017 at 2:35am — No Comments

Farewell Cassini - Special Planetarium Show

After almost 20 years in space, Cassini spacecraft will conclude  the final chapter of its remarkable story of exploration in a dramatic way.

The new show "Farewell Cassini" produced by Theofanis Matsopoulos is available for sale.

 Follow the fascinating Journey of Cassini through this 20 min planetarium documentary. The audience will learn…

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Added by Theofanis Matsopoulos on September 3, 2017 at 7:51am — No Comments

MORPHOS 360 PROGRAMS - COLORADO 2018

The MORPHOS 360 Programs offers production skills in Digital Dome and VR. Programs have been refined over years of research and curriculum development…

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Added by Ben Gondrez on August 22, 2017 at 6:08pm — No Comments

Altair Fulldome Cinema is the Most Popular Application for VR

Today we have great news for the fulldome community! Altair Fulldome Cinema finally is in 1st place in the Oculus Gear VR store.And it’s the most downloaded app from more than 400 applications in the Store at the moment.…

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Added by Konstantin Urvantsev on August 4, 2017 at 11:50am — No Comments

Eclipses and Phases of the Moon short term lease options

Greetings Planetarians! With the Great American Eclipse fast approaching, we'd like to remind you that Physics Foundry's inaugural show, Eclipses and Phases of the Moon is ready to play a supporting role in your eclipse activities! Lease the show with terms as short as one month or stream the show with daily or monthly pricing on a single-projector system up to 2k resolution. Also: Eclipses and Phases of the Moon keeps working after the big event with a post-eclipse version! Visit…

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Added by AmyJo Proctor on July 21, 2017 at 1:00am — No Comments

Eclipses and Phases of the Moon UPDATED!

Greetings Planetarians,
We decided to do some visual updates to Eclipses and Phases of the Moon and it's now available for installation (up to 4k 60fps) and streaming (up to 2k 60 fps in fisheye, truncated fisheye, 16:9 warp. and 4:3 warp). We also made a flat version (1080p 60fps) for non-fulldome theaters.
We have full-length preview screeners at physicsfoundry.com and we're offering free three day…
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Added by AmyJo Proctor on June 1, 2017 at 1:31pm — No Comments

Have you ever watched fulldome in the ocean?

3 month ago, we released Altair Fulldome Cinema app for Oculus Gear VR headsets. Altair Fulldome Cinema is a global online fulldome market allows any VR users visit planetarium and watch fulldome shows just sitting at home. The first release included only one location with a 20 meters dome screen. But today…

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Added by Konstantin Urvantsev on May 16, 2017 at 6:56am — No Comments

"Planet Nine" now available from Loch Ness Productions

"Planet Nine", the latest planetarium show from Adler Planetarium, has just been added to the Loch Ness Productions distribution catalog, and our streaming service too.



"Planet Nine" gives audiences an inside look at the painstaking process of planet-searching, as told by CalTech's Mike Brown, discoverer of Eris and Haumea. Throughout this fascinating show, Brown talks about unusual…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on March 27, 2017 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Get DomeSavers - Screensavers for your dome

Great News from Digital Chaotics!

All 1000+ DomeSavers are now just $10 each! All sizes!…

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Added by Ken Scott on March 6, 2017 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Feeding Fulldome to the Masses

Hi all,



A Web adaptation of the talk I presented at the February 2017 IMERSA Summit is now posted in the Reference section of the Loch Ness Productions Web site.



It's called "Feeding Fulldome to the Masses".



Here's the…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on March 6, 2017 at 1:22pm — 1 Comment

STARGAZERS are set to enjoy the spectacle of a comet zooming through the skies this weekend.

The stunning Comet 45P/Honda-Mrkos-Pajdušáková will appear gracefully green in the night skies.

This short period comet of 5.25 years will pass 0.08 AU (12,430,000 km; 7,720,000 mi) from Earth on February 11, 2017.

Its a rather faint object with the magnitude of +7 so a good set of binoculars or probably a telescope would be advisable for better Comet-gazing experience.

Discovered in December 3, 1948 and named after Minoru Honda, Antonín Mrkos, and Ľudmila…

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Added by Aayushi FullDome Films on February 13, 2017 at 9:06am — No Comments

Altair Fulldome Cinema: VR Dome Theatre for Oculus Gear VR

Altair Digital team is glad to present you our free application Altair Fulldome Cinema – a new platform for distributing fulldome shows for VR headsets.

With our free VR application, any customer can visit planetarium anytime and enjoy fulldome shows from all around the world. The app creates…

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Added by Konstantin Urvantsev on January 30, 2017 at 12:00am — No Comments

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help with conversion tool - won't communicate with PS

I downloaded the file for the conversion tool for Windows. I have used it in the past...a year ago...on another computer, but I when I try to load it on this computer it says "couldn't communicate with Photoshop." Any recommendation?I have a science field day event or 4th and 5th graders on Saturday and was hoping to update my slideshow for this year. See More
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New To Fulldome Filmmaking And Need Some Advice

Hi thereI am currently researching how to produce a fulldome astronomy film for the Planetarium in Cape Town, South Africa.I'm trying to figure out which camera setup would produce the best results. We want to film in and around the telescopes in Sutherland. We want the audience to feel like they're sitting outside in between the telescopes.With the current tech available, would it be easiest to use a high-end 360 camera and convert the footage to fulldome in After Effects?I was looking into…See More
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Launching the Planetarium Show “The Adventures of Rosetta & Philae”

Hi all,I'm pleased to announce that the Fulldome version of „The adventures of Rosetta & Philae“ which I've co-produced now is available for licensing!Join Rosetta and her lander Philae on a wonderful journey to the comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko. They travelled for more than ten years and experienced lots of exciting things. Little Philae eventually managed to land on…See More
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