Coral reefs are among the world's most beautiful and endangered environments. In its new fulldome show, Expedition Reef, the California Academy of Sciences explores these fragile, biodiverse ecosystems -- and the actions scientists are taking to restore and preserve them. Continue
Narrated by award-winning actor Lea Salonga, Expedition…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on May 14, 2018 at 2:13pm —
With last month's IMERSA Summit as a catalyst, we have created updated sampler showreels showcasing the titles we currently distribute. We played them on the dome at COSI during IMERSA... and now you can play them on your dome, too.
There are actually three showreels:…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on March 2, 2018 at 2:24pm —
Have you ever pondered the really big questions, such as "What is reality?" and "Is there more to the universe than what we perceive with our senses"?
That's what media artists Rocco Helmchen and Johannes Kraas explore in their newest creation, "Dimensions -- Once Upon Our Reality", a scientifically inspired art and music fulldome show about the mysteries of time and space,… Continue
Added by Mark C. Petersen on February 22, 2018 at 12:01am —
We are pleased to offer to fulldome theaters everywhere the lavish 2017 immersive production EXPLORE from Creative Planet. Continue
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…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on October 16, 2017 at 11:30pm —
"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. Continue
"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…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on March 27, 2017 at 5:32pm —
Hi all, Continue
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".
Added by Mark C. Petersen on March 6, 2017 at 1:22pm —
At Loch Ness Productions, we're coming to the end of another successful year of licensing and marketing for fulldome shows. And we've spent the last several months working on a new effort for 2017. It involves the VR realm, and how clever planetarians might take advantage of this intriguing space. Continue
Creating a Virtual Dome Space for Previews…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on December 19, 2016 at 4:00pm —
Hi, all producers, Continue
It's been a few years since we updated the MUSIC BACK-PACK Library. Well, okay, sixteen years, but hey, we've been working -- making music, shows, soundtracks. It's time to bring our catalog of production music fully into the 21st…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on August 9, 2016 at 6:38pm —
The California Academy of Sciences Morrison Planetarium has just released their latest fulldome show, "Incoming!" and Loch Ness Productions is pleased to have it in our catalog and ready to deliver! Continue
"Incoming!" is a show about asteroids, comets, and the hard-hitting stories of our cosmic origins. This 2016 original production explores the past, present, and future of our solar system, and…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on May 16, 2016 at 11:48pm —
Hi all, Continue
At the IMERSA 2016 Summit last month, we offered a presentation about how
customers are perceiving and use our streaming fulldome service.
We thought you might be interested in the results of our customer survey
too. So we expanded our talk into a blog post, and encourage you to check
out what they're saying!
Added by Mark C. Petersen on April 20, 2016 at 5:57pm —
Loch Ness Productions is pleased to announce the addition of the Melbourne Planetarium to the family of producers whose shows we represent. Their newest show Starlight, an out-of-this-world journey among the stars, is a personal story that teaches about stars, starlight, and cosmic exploration. Narrated by one of Australia's… Continue
Added by Mark C. Petersen on January 23, 2016 at 11:38pm —
There's a new, affordable way for dome theater operators with limited budgets to access all our great fulldome content.
If you've ever rented a movie from Netflix or Amazon Instant Video, you're familiar with the concept of on-demand video. FULLDOME OnDemand is the same idea, just for domes.
Together with our producer… Continue
Added by Mark C. Petersen on September 2, 2015 at 12:30am —
Loch Ness Productions is pleased to announce the addition of the international award-winning To Space & Back fulldome show to our catalog of fine presentations. Continue
Produced by our friends at Sky-Skan, in association with The Franklin Institute (Philadelphia), this show…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on July 19, 2015 at 7:36pm —
Loch Ness Productions is proud to add to our distribution catalog the fine fulldome shows created by the staff of the Charles Hayden Planetarium. Continue
With "From Dream to Discovery: Inside NASA", you can take your audiences inside NASA, to experience spacecraft engineering at its most amazing -- from New Horizons, to the Hubble and James Webb Space Telescopes. It's a great way to introduce…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on June 23, 2015 at 7:59pm —
We're extremely pleased to announce the addition of Kenji Williams's magnificent fulldome show Bella Gaia to our growing distribution catalog. Many planetarians have seen and appreciated his performances at the Chicago IPS meeting in 2008, and in other domes around the world. Now, you can capture that same spirit of exploration of… Continue
Added by Mark C. Petersen on June 8, 2015 at 12:11am —
For at least the past three years now, we've only been talking, hinting, and teasing about the sequel to SpacePark360: Geodesium Edition, the far-out fulldome project we've worked on with the animation wizards at Dome3D. While it's been finished since January, we haven't given it a… Continue
Added by Mark C. Petersen on May 20, 2015 at 11:30pm —
In honor of Earth Day 2015, Loch Ness Productions is pleased and proud to add a new show, "Habitat Earth: Living in a Connected World", to our distribution catalog for fulldome theaters everywhere on our planet. Continue
The chain of life is the central focus of this 2015 program from the California Academy of Sciences' Morrison Planetarium. "Habitat…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on April 21, 2015 at 7:23pm —
Here at Loch Ness Productions, we've got an ambitious schedule of fulldome show releases planned for the coming weeks and months, with at least a half-dozen new full-length presentations to add to our distribution catalog. We’ll be announcing them very soon! Continue
Before we get to those, however... we’ve unveiled a new section on our Web site. It's called "BONUS! Specials and Shorts" and you can read…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on March 26, 2015 at 1:31pm —
Here's a great way to use your theater to teach math, physics, and music as well as astronomy! Continue
MUSICA -- Why is the Universe Beautiful? is a gorgeous fulldome show from Hiromitsu Kohsaka of Live Company Ltd. in Japan. It uses the concepts of harmony and harmonics to show us how…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on October 9, 2014 at 10:33pm —
Mark’s contributions to the panel discussions
I’m back from the successful IMERSA meeting in Denver, where I gave three presentations. I’ve posted them as articles in Reference section of the Loch Ness Productions Web site.
First up: what’s become an almost…
Added by Mark C. Petersen on March 20, 2014 at 9:05pm —