Category Archive: SciTV: Science Fiction

Aug 28 2015

NASA: Comic-Con: Journey to Mars and The Martian

For the second year in a row, NASA participated in Comic-Con International in San Diego. NASA experts took part in two panel discussions during the conference on Thursday, July 9. NASA’s participation continues the agency’s efforts to engage and inspire the next generation of American innovators and explorers in our #JourneyToMars.  

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Jul 04 2015

AsapSCIENCE: Could You Transfer Your Consciousness To Another Body?

Consciousness is the quality or state of awareness, or, of being aware of an external object or something within oneself. Since our consciousness exists in a series of brain cells, is it therefore possible to transfer this physical biological “data” to a machine, or another body ? AsapSCIENCE aims to answer. The science fiction movie …

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Jun 20 2015

Jacob T. Swinney: Hearing Jurassic Park

Jacob T. Swinney has put together this short with the sound of dinosaurs. As the Jurassic Park sound designer, Gary Rydstrom, gave life to dinosaurs back in in 1993. Swinney writes; using a vast combination of source sounds that ranged from lions to dolphins, Rydstrom was able to give a voice to creatures that have …

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Jun 11 2015

moovel lab: The Autonomous Human Drone Taxi

Will individual mobility conquer the sky? A mobility experiment of the moovel lab took the idea of an autonomous drone taxi to the next level by testing possible bridging technologies!  

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Jun 07 2015

PostPanic: SUNDAYS

A sci-fi short film created by Mischa Rozema and PostPanic Pictures. Set in Mexico City sometime in the future and starring US actor Brian Petsos and Mexican actress Sofia Sisniega, SUNDAYS is an ambitious philosophical science-fiction proof-of-concept short. The end of the world seems like a nightmare to Ben. A memory of a past life …

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May 21 2015

GE: Fiction Fast Forward | “Chappie” Will We Ever Have a Robot BFF?

GE works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. Finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance. Building, powering, moving and curing the world. Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.  

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May 04 2015

Micah Ganske: Ocular EVA Pod – Augmented VR Project

For this project, launching this weekend at Art Market San Francisco, in the 101/Exhibit booth, Micah Ganske created a hybrid sculpture and virtual reality experience. The sculptural component is 3D printed and took approximately 75 days of total print time and about 3 weeks to assemble. Micah Ganske based the design of the structure around …

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Apr 19 2015

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.  

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Feb 27 2015

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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Feb 27 2015

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.  

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Jan 16 2015

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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Dec 15 2014

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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Dec 06 2014

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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Dec 02 2014

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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Nov 30 2014

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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Nov 10 2014

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.   http://youtu.be/6c_CW3Iv6j4

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Oct 28 2014

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.  

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May 17 2013

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

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Aug 24 2012

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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