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Cassini Raw find of the Day
Thanks to the programming genius of volunteer Kevin McAbee, I now have over 320,000 raw images from the Cassini mission. In fact every single image from 1996 through end of 2011. And they are categorized, searchable, tagged images. So I will begin posted some of my finds as work on the film goes on.Enjoy. ...
The Big News – Global Distribution!
Some wonderful holiday news for In Saturn's Rings and all of the wonderful supporters who have believed in this project over the years. I'm excited and grateful to announce that the film has signed a global distribution agreement with BIG and Digital Distribution for distribution in IMAX® Theaters, IMAX® Dome theaters, giant screen, fulldome planetarium and digital cinema venues world-wide.Simply, this means the film now has the...
No 48 Hour Film this year – but something better.
 As many of you know, every year for the past 7 years I've joined a team of local filmmakers to create a 48 Hour film in Greensboro's competition. But this year, we felt it was time to raise our game and have more time to make a better quality film.So this year, a couple of teams have joined together to make a film "Someday" using...
Last Few Days for Team 11 signup! Don’t miss your chance!
Team 11 is the rock that has made the film possible. What is Team 11? One or more persons pledge $11 or more a month, tax-deductible, to the film. These monthly donations have been critical in helping cover computer power bills, screening fees, computer repairs and other ongoing expenses. Without them, progress would have been far slower and more erratic.Each Team 11 gets a ton...
Major Announcement about film on July 1st. Teaser Video!
On July 1st, 2004, the Cassini-Huygens spacecraft arrived at Saturn, after executing an amazing precision rocket braking maneuver in Saturn's rings. I watched this event live on NASA-TV's streaming channel. It was at that moment that the inspiration for the film began.On July 1st, 2012, in just a few days and in honor of that incredible achievement, there will be a major announcement about the...
Ray Bradbury remembered by Andrew Chaikin
I've been very fortunate with all the smart, talented and accomplished people who have endorsed and supported the film. One of those is noted space author and journalist, Andrew Chaikin. He recently was on NPR to remember Ray Bradbury and I was very moved by what he had to say.http://www.npr.org/2012/06/07/154485146/remembering-ray-bradbury ...