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Loch Ness Productions End of 2019 Special Offers

It's not often we have a sale on our very affordably priced content and music, so here's a chance to stretch your budget dollars further. 



From now through 31 December 2019, buy a license for any LNP-created show, and get another LNP-created show license (of equal or lesser value) FREE!  …



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Added by Mark C. Petersen on November 5, 2019 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Wayfinders -- now available from Loch Ness Productions

Now distributed by Loch Ness Productions:

Wayfinders: Waves Winds and Stars

The 5,000-year story of voyaging in the Pacific

Sail on the deck of the voyaging canoe Hōkūle'a and explore traditional Polynesian navigation. Learn how to read the stars and interpret the winds and waves to navigate without modern instruments. This live-action film tells the story of…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on September 18, 2019 at 4:03pm — No Comments

2K streaming from FULLDOME OnDemand

Here's BIG news!

FULLDOME OnDemand is introducing 2K streaming!

And week-long rental options!

Starting with Loch Ness Productions' own shows, we're trying out our highest-ever streaming resolution: 2160x2160px fisheye movies! This doubles the 1080p size of our regular HD movies. (Our prewarped movies are already "2K": 1920px wide by 1080px high).

So if you have…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on September 16, 2019 at 1:49pm — No Comments

From Loch Ness Productions: Three new Geodesium albums released!

As we have been doing for the past 42 years, Loch Ness Productions is releasing the latest Geodesium albums of planetarium space music to the world. This time around, there are three: "Stellar Collections 2", "Infinite Light", and "Startalk".

A long-time master of the medium, Mark C. Petersen has brought together these thematic collections from soundtracks that have delighted planetarium-going audiences…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on July 15, 2019 at 5:11pm — No Comments

Neurodome now available from Loch Ness Productions

Where in the mind does the spark of curiosity begin?

Journey from the outer limits of the universe down to Earth and into the brain to explore the "inner" frontier of human knowledge! In this fulldome show, produced through a…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on July 6, 2019 at 7:05pm — No Comments

Destination Mars: The New Frontier -- now available from Loch Ness Productions

Hi all,

Loch Ness Productions has just received the new show from the Museum of Science, Boston --

Destination Mars: The New Frontier

The next giant leap in human spaceflight is upon us! NASA and others have…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on April 15, 2019 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Dawn of the Space Age -- 50% off!

For the Apollo 11 50th anniversary...…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on January 28, 2019 at 3:04pm — No Comments

Expedition Reef: Now available to license!

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.



Narrated by award-winning actor Lea Salonga, Expedition…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on May 14, 2018 at 2:13pm — No Comments

New Loch Ness Productions showreels posted!

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:…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on March 2, 2018 at 2:24pm — No Comments

"Dimensions -- Once Upon Our Reality" new fulldome show

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,…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on February 22, 2018 at 12:01am — 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

"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

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

Announcing the VR Dome Theater: 360-degree spherical videos for preview and download!

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.



Creating a Virtual Dome Space for Previews…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on December 19, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Loch Ness Productions: MUSIC BACK-PACK Library News

Hi, all producers,



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…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on August 9, 2016 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Incoming! New fulldome show!

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!



"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…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on May 16, 2016 at 11:48pm — No Comments

6 Months In: Results from a FULLDOME OnDemand customer survey

Hi all,

 

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!

 

Our…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on April 20, 2016 at 5:57pm — No Comments

New show: "Starlight" Now Available through Loch Ness Productions

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…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on January 23, 2016 at 11:38pm — No Comments

Introducing FULLDOME OnDemand!

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…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on September 2, 2015 at 12:30am — No Comments

"To Space & Back" now available from Loch Ness Productions

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.



Produced by our friends at Sky-Skan, in association with The Franklin Institute (Philadelphia), this show…

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Added by Mark C. Petersen on July 19, 2015 at 7:36pm — No Comments

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Mark C. Petersen posted a blog post

Loch Ness Productions End of 2019 Special Offers

It's not often we have a sale on our very affordably priced content and music, so here's a chance to stretch your budget dollars further.  From now through 31 December 2019, buy a license for any LNP-created show, and get another LNP-created show license (of equal or lesser value) FREE!  In…See More
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SPiN Day, Zielona Góra, Poland, Kepler Science Center - Venus Planetarium

World premiere for the Polish language version of the Albedo Fulldome film "Climate Change - what future are we facing?" The Kepler Science Center - Venus Planetarium that made this language version, invites you to a special premiere screening of the film on November 10 at 13.00, 14.00, 16.00, and 17.00 hours. The yearly SPiN Day, during the ¨International Day of Museums…See More
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