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Animation: Red Stick Festival audiences were among the first in the world to see “Voices in the Dark”

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Red Stick Festival audiences were among the first in the world to see "Voices in the Dark, " a groundbreaking, 3-D production for fulldome digital video. "Voices" premiered in Germany at Planetarium Hamburg, and its first North American showing took place during Red Stick 2009 in Baton Rouge’s only domed theater, the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum.

"Voices in the Dark" is a 360-degree audiovisual experience through a fictional universe of colors, sounds and digital images, all set to original music. It was produced by Mike Batt with Terry Rudat and Mindgames Productions. Red Stick showed it on April 23-24.

During Red Stick, held April 22-25 in downtown Baton Rouge’s Arts District, the planetarium also featured selections from the 2007 "DomeFest, " an annual festival of fulldome digital video works, on April 23-24 in the planetarium.

Contact: Mike Smail, Producer, Pennington Planetarium, msmail@lasm.org

 redstickfestival.org, lasm.org

 

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