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Agenda for the 4th FullDome Festival, Jena Planetarium, May 4-8, 2010

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  • Schorcht, Volkmar
    Dear Planetarium and Fulldome friends, we are happy to announce to most comprehensive FullDome Festival ever. 2010 will already be the 4th edition of the
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 3, 2010
      Dear Planetarium and Fulldome friends,

      we are happy to announce to most comprehensive FullDome Festival ever. 2010
      will already be the 4th edition of the FullDome Festival at the Jena
      Planetarium in the heart of Germany, and again with an extended scope: For
      the first time, full-length feature shows will be presented. The agenda is
      amazing. The Festival will see 27 all new shows from producers of America,
      Asia, Australia and Europe. We are proud to present two world premieres:
      Natural Selection by Robin Sip (Mirage3D) and tempus.ruhr by Rocco
      Helmchen, an artistic fulldome show introducing the largest conurbation in
      Europe by combining time-laps photography and fulldome animation.
      Remaining a regular program item, the Student Festival will present, and
      award prizes to, fulldome sequences created by students. The Festival will
      culminate with a Saturday-night gala of the best entries in the categories
      of student contributions, professional clips, and of the best full-length
      feature show(s).
      Gather with professionals and new talents. Join creative minds. The
      Festival not only provides a survey of the current innovative development
      of fulldome contents but is also the best opportunity for all fulldome
      theaters to meet professionals and to look for content. A public forum of
      the IMERSA group will take place on Friday, May 7.

      All events of the festival will be accessible to the public. The best
      fulldome productions will win prizes. Carl Zeiss will award three prizes to
      the best student entries. A panel of judges will also assess the fulldome
      feature shows and clips entered by professional producers. The winners in
      both categories will get the "FullDome Festival Award of Excellence" ? a
      special mark of distinction for high-quality shows. The award ceremony will
      take place during the Festival Gala on Saturday, May 8, 2010.

      Further information are available at the following sites:
      http://www.zeiss.de/planetariums
      http://www.fulldome-festival.de
      http://www.planetarium-jena.de

      To register please send an e-mail with your full name, number of requested
      tickets, days of interest to fulldomefestival@.... The day
      pass is 8 Euro (approx. $12), the festival ticket valid for all events
      comes to 40 Euro (approx. $60), payable in the Jena Planetarium with entry.
      Reduced ticket rates for students at 5/25 Euro (approx. $7/$35).
      Please inform your colleagues and friends.

      We hope to see you in Jena!

      Juergen Hellwig, Jena Zeiss-Planetarium
      Micky Remann, Weimar Bauhaus University
      Volkmar Schorcht, Carl Zeiss


      4th Jena FullDome Festival - Agenda (preliminary)

      Tuesday, May 4
      5:30 p.m. Welcome
      5:45 p.m. Our Living Climate, Melbourne Planetarium, Australia, English
      6:15 p.m. Cosmic Dimensions, INTERMEDIA Klagenfurt, Austria, German
      7:00 p.m. Map to the Chocolade Planet, Aayushi Animations, Nashik, India,
      English
      7:30 p.m. Break
      8:00 p.m. Fragile Planet, California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco,
      USA, English
      8:45 p.m. Solar Storms ? A Tale of Twin Spacecrafts, Sky-Skan, USA, English

      9:15 p.m. Galileo: The Power of the Telescope, Milwaukee Public Museum,
      Milwaukee, USA, English
      9:45 p.m. Break
      10:15 p.m. 3000 Years of Stargazing, Antares Fulldome, Barcelona, Spain,
      English
      10:45 p.m. Moonwalk, Clea T. Waite, Helga Pogatschar, New York/Berlin
      USA/Germany, English
      11:15 p.m. Cosmic Dance, LivinGlobe, Munich/Berlin, Germany

      Wednesday, May 5
      5:00 p.m. The Making of "Violent Universe", Michael Daut, Evans &
      Sutherland, English
      5:30 p.m. Welcome
      5:45 p.m. Touching the Edge of the Universe, ESA, Germany, English
      6:15 p.m. Darwin and his Fabulous Orchids, Tilt Design Studio Hamburg &
      Kiel University of Applied Sciences, English
      7:00 p.m. Violent Universe - Catastrophes of the Cosmos, Evans &
      Sutherland, USA, English
      7:30 p.m. Break
      8:00 p.m. Tales of the May Skies, Chabot Space & Science Center, Oakland,
      USA, English
      8:45 p.m. We Are Astronomers, National Science Centre Creative, Leicester,
      UK, English
      9:15 p.m. Stella Nova, Swiss Museum of Transportation, Lucerne,
      Switzerland, English
      9:45 p.m. Break
      10:15 p.m. Across the Universe - The Yoyager Show, Prokyon Movie
      Productions, Judenburg, Austria, English
      10:45 p.m. Connections, Bays Mountain Planetarium, Kingsport, USA, English
      11:15 p.m. tempus.ruhr (world première), Rocco Helmchen, Germany

      Thursday, May 6
      5:00 p.m. The Making of "Astronomyths", Konstantinos Giantsios, White Tower
      Media, English
      5:30 p.m. Welcome
      5:45 p.m. The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth, Zula International, Spitz Inc.
      and Evans & Sutherland, USA, English
      6:15 p.m. Die Macht der Sterne (Power of the Stars), Hamburg Planetarium,
      Germany, German
      7:00 p.m. Earth, Moon & Sun, Morehead Planetarium & Science Center, Chapel
      Hill, USA, English
      7:30 p.m. Break
      8:00 p.m. Natural Selection (world première), Mirage 3D, The Netherlands,
      English
      8:45 p.m. Rendez-Vous, Montpellier Agglomération & Cité de l'Espace,
      Toulouse, France, English
      9:15 p.m. Evolution, Planetario de Pamplona, Museos Científicos Coruñeses,
      Museo de las Ciencias de Castilla La Mancha, Spain, English
      9:45 p.m. Break
      10:15 p.m. Astronomyths, White Tower Media, Athens, Greece, English
      10:45 p.m. Realm of Light, Softmachine, Munich, Germany, English
      11:15 p.m. Voices in the Dark, Dramatico Entertainment, Munich, Germany
      n.a.

      Friday, May 7
      5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. IMERSA.org Public Forum (Immersive Media
      Entertainment, Research, Science & Art)
      ?Celebrating and promoting immersive digital experiences for education and
      entertainment in planetariums, schools, museums and attractions? English
      7:30 p.m. Break
      8:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. Students' Festival English/German

      Saturday, May 8
      8:00 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. Festival Gala and Awards Ceremony English/German

      Sunday, May 9 (optional)
      12:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Festival Review & Preview: Open discussion and
      exchange of ideas for the international Fulldome community. Where are we
      now, how can we cooperate, how do we shape the Fulldome future?
      English/German

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