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MIPCOM Picks 2012: Earth From Space

This two-hour special provides a new window upon our little corner of the universe, courtesy of cutting-edge technology that turns raw satellite data into computer-generated imagery to depict natural events.
September 25, 2012

Partners: Darlow Smithson and Handel Productions in association with Shocks of Mighty for WGBH/’Nova’ and Discovery Channel Canada; distributed by Endemol Worldwide Distribution

Length: 1 x 2 hours

Aired: May 2012 (Canada)

Rights available: All rights worldwide except U.S. and Canada

This two-hour special provides a new window upon our little corner of the universe, courtesy of cutting-edge technology that turns raw satellite data into computer-generated imagery to depict natural events. Through the satellite images, the invisible processes that govern our planet’s weather and indeed, our eco-systems, are shown in vivid detail. Here we see hurricanes whirl into shape, solar storms puncturing the Earth’s magnetic field, and other eye-popping examples of the interconnectivity between unseen forces that all add up to make our world work.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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