[TriLUG] Outside In
robdale at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 13:06:16 EDT 2011
Better late than never. Or something like that...
On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 1:04 PM, Andrew Stephenson <tendonut at gmail.com> wrote:
> GAH! It was LAST Sunday. I am disappoint :(
> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Alan Porter <porter at trilug.org> wrote:
>> This was sent to the steering list... forwarding on for a wider
>> I'm an independent filmmaker (and former IT professional) in Greensboro and
>> we are having an event at the IMAX Theater in Raleigh for the non-profit
>> IMAX film "Outside In". I don't know a ton of people in Raleigh and as the
>> film's production is very tech heavy, it was suggested by one of our
>> supporters that your group might be interested.
>> The film is non-profit so that the materials and media used in the film
>> creation can be freely distributed upon the film's release. The first one
>> minute of footage went viral this spring with over 3.2 Million views and
>> featured on Slashdot, Gizmodo, Wired, IO9.com and much more.
>> The film website is here: http://www.outsideinthemovie.com/ and the event
>> invite is here: http://event.pingg.com/OutsideInMarbles
>> ABOUT THE FILM:
>> One man, on custom home built computers in a basement studio, has embarked
>> on one of the most ambitious DIY projects yet: to create a groundbreaking
>> film for IMAX and other giant screen theaters, using real photographs,
>> animated to full motion at 13 times HiDef resolution.
>> Over 1 million photographs from space missions and historical sources (many
>> worked on by online, volunteer collaborators) will be used in the film, each
>> frame of which is 1 gigabyte -- at 24 frames per second that's over 65
>> Terabytes for the final film.
>> Outside In will take audiences on a mind-blowing journey from the Big Bang
>> through space and time, set to powerful music from Ferry Corsten, DJ Tiesto,
>> William Orbit and more. Utilizing real photographs from humanity's space
>> mission and historical sources with contributions from dedicated amateur
>> image processors from the global online community, the film is a unique
>> creation of history, technology, music and science.
>> Like its inspiration, "2001: A Space Odyssey", Outside In aims to create
>> the ultimate trip for audiences. Like the 28 Apollo astronauts who left
>> Earth on a journey to another world, so too will audiences be able to change
>> their perspectives by seeing our home planet from space -- from the Outside
>> Outside In aims for a global distribution late 2012 for IMAX and giant
>> screen theaters, planetariums, museums and select 4K digital cinemas. As a
>> non-profit film created from many thousands of public domain sources,
>> Outside In will share the raw materials used in the film at its release in
>> order to spark more works using the amazing resources brought home to earth
>> from our exploration of space.
>> Stephen van Vuuren (stephen at sv2studios.com)
>> # ????o? u?l?
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