Documentaries

CADENS is producing three ultra-high-resolution digital documentaries that will premiere at giant screen fulldome theaters and will be scaled for wide distribution to smaller theaters found at a growing number of museums, planetariums, science centers, and academic institutions. “Digital fulldome planetariums are the fastest-growing immersive theater format today,” said Mike Bruno, Creative Media Director at Spitz, Inc. From these dome documentaries, CADENS will reformat and produce long form and short form documentaries that will be distributed on Internet and broadcast television internationally. CADENS is also producing flat screen 4K and HD Internet and broadcast television documentaries.

Below are the first two major documentary subjects: Solar Superstorms and Super Tornado. Click on each to see location links to a variety of formats, derivative products, data driven visualizations and links to view full shows.

  1. Solar Superstorms

    Solar Superstorms

    Solar Superstorms Trailer on VIMEO

    Explore the answers by venturing into the seething interior of our star. Solar Superstorms is an ultra-high resolution fulldome show that takes viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma, as the sun vents its rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the solar system, known as coronal mass ejections.

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    Astronomy/Cosmology

  2. Super Tornado

    Supertornado: Anatomy of a MegaDisaster

    May 22nd, 2011. A powerful tornado cut a mile-wide swath through Joplin, Missouri, the costliest and one of the deadliest tornado disasters ever. What did scientists learn when they peered into the realm of this SuperTornado?

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    Geosciences

  3. Seeing The Beginning of Time

    Seeing The Beginning of Time

    A cutting-edge film based on the work of scientists opening a powerful new window into deep space. Using high-tech telescopes we can now capture light across wide swathes of the universe and channel a vast flow of cosmic data into supercomputer models to probe the forces and events that shaped it. What can we learn about the origin of galaxies like the Milky Way, and of worlds like our own?

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    Astronomy/Cosmology