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  2. Barcelona-based director Gerard Montero’s film, Empty, was made with choreographer Paloma Muñoz, and is part of a performance for next year’s Festival Grec de Barcelona. The film explores the poetic potential of the body’s movements. Read more on NOWNESS - http://bit.ly/2eTWxQU

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  4. CASSINI’S GRAND FINALE is a short film I had the great honor to produce for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) about the spectacular ending of the Cassini/Huygens mission to Saturn. It is meant as an inspirational and informative piece about what happens in the last months of the mission, and as a celebration of all that this historic spacecraft has achieved.

    Here is an article from JPL on the production of the film: saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/3016/making-cassinis-grand-finale/

    For the official JPL release of the film, please turn here:
    saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/news/3013/nasas-cassini-mission-prepares-for-grand-finale-at-saturn/
    or go directly to the official JPL YouTube video here:
    youtu.be/xrGAQCq9BMU

    For the official NASA release, please turn here:
    nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-s-cassini-mission-prepares-for-grand-finale-at-saturn

    NASA’s Cassini spacecraft (launched in 1997) has been in orbit around Saturn since 2004 exploring the giant planet, its spectacular system of rings and moons. Cassini was also carrying with it the European Huygens Probe which was dispatched after arrival and successfully landed on the moon Titan, becoming the first human made craft to land on a surface in the outer solar system.
    In 2017 - after more than a decade of bringing home remarkably successful scientific achievements, discoveries and a treasury of gorgeous photos – the spacecraft is running out of fuel to maneuver. In order to protect the moons Enceladus and Titan, and their potentially life-bearing sub surface oceans, from possible contamination in the unlikely event of a future collision, it has been decided to take Cassini permanently out of service. This is done by crashing the spacecraft into the atmosphere of Saturn - but not without doing some amazing science on the way.
    22 times, Cassini dives through previously unexplored gap between Saturn and its rings, collecting new data on the mass of the rings (used to help determine their age), measurements of Saturn’s gravity and magnetic fields (used to help understanding its internal structure) and sending home stunning views of Saturn’s clouds and the rings – seen from a closer range than ever before.
    Even up until the very end, Cassini will bring home data, as it tastes the atmosphere of Saturn, just minutes before burning up and becoming part of the planet itself.

    It has been an unprecedented honor for me to get to do this film. Being a passionate enthusiast of planetary science, Cassini is the one mission - more than any other – to define my interest in the field, as I’ve had the pleasure to follow its success, from start to end, for a major part of my adult life.

    For more information about the Cassini mission and its Grand Finale, please turn here:
    saturn.jpl.nasa.gov/

    CREDITS:
    DIRECTOR – Erik Wernquist
    PRODUCERS – Preston Dyches (JPL), Stephen Epstein (JPL)
    MUSIC – Cristian Sandquist
    WRITER – Preston Dyches (JPL)
    NARRATOR – Stephanie Czajkowski
    COLORIST – Caj Müller
    EDITOR – Micke Lindgren
    VISUALS COMPOSITING & PRODUCTION – Erik Wernquist
    CASSINI MODELING – Svante Segelson
    CASSINI SHADING, TEXTURES & DYNAMICS – Per Jonsson
    SATURN BACKGROUND PAINTINGS – Greg Martin
    TITLES – Mikael Hall
    ADDITIONAL TEXTURES & BACKGROUNS – Svante Segelson
    ADDITIONAL COMPOSITING & PARTICLES – Mikael Hall, Andreas Wicklund

    Thank you NASA, JPL, ESA and the entire Cassini/Huygens team for making such a wonderful, successful and inspiring mission.

    And especially; thank you Cassini, and farewell.
    The solar system will feel empty without you.

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  5. Stickboy, An Opera in Three Acts
    Music composed by Neil Weisensel
    Libretto by Shane Koyczan, based on his book, Stickboy

    Late last year, Shane Koyczan and Vancouver Opera asked if we'd like to partner on a brand new opera. We had never worked with projections, long-form animation, or live performance (not to mention opera!) before, so of course we said: yes please!

    Ten months later, our work is being projected over three massive screens, illustrating over 40 background settings and dark inner-workings of the main character in a 2-hour long stage performance called Stickboy. You can see it live in Vancouver until November 7, 2014 (visit vancouveropera.ca for more info).

    Animation Credits:
    A collaboration with Shane Koyzcan and Vancouver Opera
    Creative Direction: Leah Nelson, Jorge R. Canedo Estrada & Henrique Barone
    Producer: Teresa Toews
    Art Direction: Jorge R. Canedo Estrada
    Concept and Storyboard: Jorge R. Canedo Estrada, Henrique Barone & Leah Nelson with help from Rachel Peake & Shane Koyzcan
    Design: Henrique Barone, Lucas Brooking, Jorge R. Canedo Estrada, Gergely Wootsch & Shawn Hight
    Animation: Jorge R. Canedo Estrada, Henrique Barone, Shawn Hight, Nicholas Ferreira, Marisabel Fernandez

    Animation Montage:
    Voiceover: Shane Koyczan
    Music: Hand Covers Bruise, Reprise by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
    Edit: Jorge R. Canedo Estrada

    You can buy Shane's original Stickboy Book here: http://goo.gl/Jeu4wH

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