Screening plus Q&A/ A Cosmological Fantasia
Mon 4 Jul 2011
£5.50 full / £4 concs
Screening certified U
BAFTA and Cornerhouse present Wonders of the Universe – The Visual Effects followed by Q&A with Creative Director Rob Hifle.
Trip the light fantastic in this epic scale 15 minute film showcasing the astonishing visual effects for Professor Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe, recently broadcast on BBC2, and discover the behind-the-scenes secrets of this impressive work through in an in-depth Q&A with the programme’s creative director. Comprehensively researched, using the most up-to-date science available, this is rare opportunity to see this unique film shown in Hi-Definition and set to a score by composer Timo Baker. High end, state-of-the-art scientific photography, ultra high-speed filmed particles all combine with 3D computer slight-of-hand making this one of the most accurate and stirring visualisations of travel, in space and time, you are ever likely to see! A must attend event for anyone wanting to enter the world of visual effects.
Film provided courtesy of BBC and visual design team BDH (Burrell Durrant Hifle).
This event forms part of BAFTA’s UK-wide learning and events programme, giving audiences across the country access behind the screens of the film, TV and games industries.
Screening in association with our Constellations exhibition, on show between Sat 25 July – Sun 11 Sept.