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Category: Sci-Fi

Jeremy Messersmith: Tatooine

Star Wars given the Paper Treatment! Watch the Original Trilogy retold via paper animation set to the lovely song ‘Tatooine’ by Jeremy Messersmith. Animated/Directed by Eric Power.  

Reserve Channel: Leonard Nimoy & Pharrell Williams: Star Trek & Creating Spock

Leonard Nimoy, AKA Spock from Star Trek, and Pharrell discuss the creation of the Spock character, how the Vulcan salute came to be, and the controversy behind some of Nimoy’s photography projects. He also clarifies that his memoir, “I Am Not Spock”, was not meant to be negative and fills us in on the advice …

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Official William Shatner Page: Leonard Nimoy on Shatner’s Raw Nerve

Bill talks about interviewing his friend Leonard Nimoy for his new talk show. Nimoy will be a guest on Shatner’s Raw Nerve on Tuesday January 6, 2009. Leonard Nimoy, perhaps more famous as Spock from Stars Trek, died this Friday morning at his home in Bel Air, Los Angeles. He was 83 years old.  

ATROPA — Sci-fi Short

An Off-World Detective investigates the missing research vessel ATROPA. Concept short inspired by ’70s and ’80s sci-fi classics like Alien and Blade Runner. Directed by Eli Sasich • Written by Clay Tolbert (Agent) Trevor Astbury • CAA (Manager) Eric Williams • Zero Gravity Management Produced by Chris Bryant Co-Produced by Lieren Stuivenvolt Allen Director of …

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PostPanic: Stardust

PostPanic director Mischa Rozema’s new short film, Stardust, is a story about Voyager 1 (the unmanned spacecraft launched in 1977 to explore the outer solar system). The probe is the furthest man-made object from the sun and witnesses unimaginable beauty and destruction. The film was triggered by the death of Dutch graphic designer Arjan Groot, …

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Max Shishkin: CINEMA SPACE TRIBUTE

This is a tribute short film by Max Shishkin to cinema science fiction with an extensive compilation of movies set in space as seen below. Music: Hans Zimmer – Mountains (Interstellar Soundtrack) Lyrics: «Do not go gentle into that good night» by Dylan Thomas Voice: Anthony Hopkins FILMS: «2001: A Space Odyssey» (1968, dir. Stanley …

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NASA: NASA 360 | Science Fiction to Science Fact

Is suspended animation possible? Can we 3D print whole structures on the moon? How about swimming the ocean of Europa? Maybe… Join NASA 360 as we take a look at NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC). NIAC nurtures visionary ideas that could transform future NASA missions with the creation of breakthroughs — radically better or entirely …

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Erik Wernquist: Wanderers

Wanderers is a short science fiction film by Erik Wernquist, who describes it; “Wanderers is a vision of humanity’s expansion into the Solar System, based on scientific ideas and concepts of what our future in space might look like, if it ever happens. The locations depicted in the film are digital recreations of actual places …

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Discovery Channel: The Science Of Interstellar

Interstellar Featurette “The Science Of Interstellar / Building A Black Hole” (2014) Matthew McConaughey Sci-Fi Movie HD. Click here for a bonus clip with Neil degrasse Tyson.  

ESA: Ambition the film

Ambition is a collaboration between Platige Image and ESA. Directed by Tomek Bagiński and starring Aiden Gillen and Aisling Franciosi, Ambition was shot on location in Iceland, and screened on 24 October 2014 during the British Film Institute’s celebration of Sci-Fi: Days of Fear and Wonder, at the Southbank, London.  

Douglas Adams: Parrots the Universe and Everything

Douglas Adams was the best-selling British author and satirist who created The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. In this talk at UCSB recorded shortly before his death, Adams shares hilarious accounts of some of the apparently absurd lifestyles of the world’s creatures, and gleans from them extraordinary perceptions about the future of humanity. Adams is …

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NASA: ‘Star Trek’ crew meets Space Station crew in live Google Hangout

At 9 a.m. Pacific time Thursday, the filmmakers behind “Star Trek Into Darkness” and a handful of NASA astronauts will come together in a live Google Hangout to discuss how science fiction is becoming a reality. And you can watch it live, right here.   Streaming live video by Ustream

ESA: Science Fiction Science Fact: Space in bytes

Whether it’s Star Trek’s USS Enterprise, or the iconic space station from 2001: A Space Odyssey, science fiction has always provided inspiration and ideas for the scientists and engineers that design and build real spacecraft. The, at times, fine line between science fiction literature and the developments in real life space activities provides the backdrop …

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