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Sunday, April 14 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
SPHERES: The Songs of the Cosmos In Virtual Reality - Conversation 2122 - REQUIRES TICKET

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SPHERES—a new virtual-reality experience about black holes and the Universe, directed by Eliza McNitt and produced by Darren Aronofsky—submerges audiences in science and the music of the cosmos. Following a record breaking acquisition at Sundance, SPHERES debuted at SXSW, Telluride, Tribeca, and received the top prize at the Venice Film Festival. Here, the director will reveal the making of SPHERES and reflect on the future of immersive cinema as a powerful tool for science storytelling. *To experience SPHERES, check out the Newstory Playground.

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Eliza McNitt

McNitt is a writer and director. She is a 2018 Emmy® Awards Finalist and the recipient of the VR Grand Prize at The Venice Film Festival. She explores the cosmic collision of science and art. From astronauts to astrophysicists, McNitt works alongside scientists to tell stories about... Read More →

Sunday April 14, 2019 11:30am - 12:15pm PDT
Norris Theater, Signing Area 5