All produced planetarium productions will be available in
Flat Screen HD, 1K, 2K and 4K Resolution
Watch the, " The World At Night " Trailer ^
A Show for Kids!
Duration: 13 Minutes
Didactic Topics: Nocturnal Life & Constellations
The World At Night
The show will educate viewers about the diversity of nocturnal wildlife, as well as give a taste of different constellations in the night sky. Strong ecological values are presented through animals such as a toad, a cat, an owl and more. We aim to target children ages 1 - 7. The World At Night Program is also accompanied by a children's activity booklet.
2X Great Lakes Planetarium Association Presentations (2015 & 2016)
+ Public Showings
The World At Night Conference Appearances 2015 / 2016
The World At Night made it's first appearance in Grand Rapids, MI in 2015's 50th Anniversary GLPA Conference.
The World At Night also was presented during the Ohio 2016 Regional GLPA Conference. Shared between Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and Penn State Barren.
Flat Screen HD Available Now; Will be available 1K, 2K and 4K
-Directed - Animated - Matte Painting - Character Design - Storyboarding - Video Editing & Compositing - Texture Art -
Other Current (In-Production) & Future Production Planetarium Shows:
Alexa Alpern (2016 - 2017)
Digital Content Designer & Directing Animator
NASA - Cosmo Quest
Ward Beecher Planetarium
Youngstown State University
Alexa is the Digital Content Designer & Animator for the Ward Beecher Planetarium at Youngstown State University. Her wide range of credentials is comprised of 2d and 3d animation, storyboarding, video editing, compositing, texturing, fiction/script writing, and so much more. Her love for the digital media field is widely expressed. Alexa is a recent Honors Graduate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, who majored in Applied Media Arts with a concentration in Computer and Traditional Animation. During her years at Edinboro, the love for the planetarium world blossomed. Alexa worked closely with the planetarium director to recreate an original slide-based planetarium program into a completely redesigned digital film, from pre-production to post. From this association, Alexa is now a three-time Great Lakes Planetarium Association presenter, in addition to having executed in-house public showings throughout the school semesters.
Alexa has won numerous awards throughout her experiences; for thirteen years she trained at the University of Delaware in Olympic Figure Skating with Olympic medalist Ron Ludington and Barbara Rolls Williams. Ms. Alpern was also the award recipient of the George H. Nicholas Memorial Animation Scholarship for Excellence in Animation. She also keeps up with her own personal artwork in her spare time.
Currently, Alexa has been working on her own animated television series. She has always been a creator, from the time she could hold a crayon in her hand. She will be sure to continue to grow her creations during the years to come. With great pride, Alexa is the new Digital Content Designer & Animator for NASA’s Project CosmoQuest and Youngstown State University.
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