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The UNC-owned Morehead parking lot is under construction. Weekday visitors must now pay using ParkMobile (Zone Code 4468) or the Digital Pay Station near our iguana. For more information, go to our Plan A Visit page.

Digital Production Studio

Experts in original fulldome planetarium show production

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is a leader in the production of original fulldome planetarium shows. We have an in-house digital production team with more than 15 years of experience creating impactful content for planetariums worldwide. This team has deep ties to the International Planetarium Society, Southeastern Planetarium Association, and Astronomical Society of the Pacific, among others. They work with collaborators and partners to develop timely, relevant, and engaging content that serves Morehead’s educational mission as well as the larger community of public planetariums and science centers.

Planetariums across the United States and around the world have leased Morehead productions. At present, our shows can be seen in 42 states and 18 countries (Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, England, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland). Morehead works with leading industry partners such as Cosm Studios, SSIA Technologies, AV-Imagineering, ePlanetarium, and Sky Skan International for the distribution of our shows. Please visit the websites of these partners to learn more about leasing a Morehead production.

Please note: All of the following productions are currently available for lease, with the exception of Grossology & You, which is no longer distributed.

Awards & Festival Screenings

Awards & Festival Screenings

  • 2024 Dome Fest West, Boulder, Colorado, USA – Official Selection

“Mars: The Ultimate Voyage” Trailer

Awards & Festival Screenings

  • 2016 Jena Fulldome Film Festival, Jena, Germany – Honorable Mention
  • 2016 Fiske Fulldome Festival, Boulder, Colorado, USA – Official Selection

“Take Flight” Trailer

Awards & Festival Screenings

  • 2015 Immersive Film Festival, Espinho, Portugal – Official Selection
  • 2015 Jena Fulldome Film Festival, Jena, Germany – Honorable Mention
  • 2015 Fiske Fulldome Festival, Boulder, Colorado, USA – Official Selection
  • 2015 Rio ShowDome Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – Official Selection

“Grossology & You” Trailer

Please note: Grossology & You is not available for lease.

Awards & Festival Screenings

  • 2016 Astra Film Festival, Sibiu, Romania – Official Selection
  • 2015 Immersive Film Festival, Espinho, Portugal – Best Soundtrack
  • 2015 Fiske Fulldome Festival, Boulder, Colorado, USA – Official Selection
  • 2015 Rio ShowDome Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – Official Selection
  • 2013 B3 Moving Image Biennial, Frankfurt, Germany – Official Selection
  • 2013 Russian Fulldome Festival, Yaroslavl, Russia – Official Selection
  • 2013 IMERSA Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA – Official Selection
  • 2013 Jena Fulldome Film Festival, Jena, Germany – Honorable Mention (Outstanding and Innovative Production)
  • 2013 Imiloa Film Festival, Imiloa, Hawaii, USA – Official Selection

“The Longest Night: A Winter’s Tale” Trailer

Awards & Festival Screenings

  • 2012 IMERSA Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA – Official Selection
  • 2012 Jena Fulldome Festival, Jena, Germany – Honorable Mention

“Solar System Odyssey” Trailer

Awards & Festival Screenings

  • 2018 LA Times Festival of Books, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2017 Astra Film Festival, Sibiu, Romania – Official Selection

“Magic Tree House: Space Mission” Trailer

Awards & Festival Screenings

  • 2015 Geneva International Film Festival/Festival Tous Ecrans, Geneva, Switzerland – Official Selection
  • 2013 B3 Moving Image Biennial, Frankfurt, Germany – Official Selection
  • 2013 Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba Int’l Film Festival, Brazil – Official Selection
  • 2012 Domefest Juried Show Reel, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA – Best Design
  • 2012 Currents Digital Dome Show, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA – Official Selection
  • 2012 Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina – Official Selection
  • 2011 Jena Fulldome Film Festival, Jena, Germany – Honorable Mention
  • 2011 Immersive Film Festival, Espinho, Portugal – Best Soundtrack
  • 2011 Fulldome UK, Birmingham, UK – Official Selection

“Jeepers Creepers” Trailer 

Awards & Festival Screenings

  • 2011 Best Selling Sky-Skan Distributed Show
  • 2010 Best Selling Sky-Skan Distributed Show
  • 2010 Jena Fulldome Film Festival, Jena, Germany – Honorable Mention
  • 2010 Astro Projection International Film Festival, South Korea – 2nd Place

“Earth, Moon and Sun” Trailer

 

Interested in hiring us?

Contact Bex Fox, Digital Production Manager, at benfox@email.unc.edu