Massive Climate Change Projections at the United Nations Headquarters in New York
“Now is the time to take decisive action on climate change. Protecting our planet is the responsibility of each and every one of us. We must make our voices heard. These exceptional projections shown at the United Nations will help draw attention to the need to make climate action a reality in every community and every society,” urges the UN Secretary-General General Ban Ki-moon.
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On Saturday, September 20, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly and Secretariat buildings lit up in a revolutionary call for climate action in connection with the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Summit.
The United Nations Department of Public Information presented the spectacular 30-story architectural projection show in partnership with the Oceanic Preservation Society, Obscura Digital, and Insurgent Media.
The visual showcase was made possible with the support of and the Lerer Family Foundation, and produced in conjunction with Okeanos – Foundation for the Sea, Vulcan Productions, and Millennium ART.
illUmiNations was collaboratively created by Academy Award-winning director Louie Psihoyos, Academy Award-winning producer Fisher Stevens, and the internationally acclaimed creative technology studio Obscura Digital. The musical score for this video was crafted by Academy Award-nominated composer J. Ralph.
United Nations Department of Public Information
Oceanic Preservation Society
Obscura Digital
Okeanos – Foundation for the Sea
Vulcan Productions
Millennium ART
Trailer Park
Picture Motion
Obscured Pictures
Dieter Paulmann
The Lerer Family Foundation
William von Mueffling
Dan Nelson
The Gerbode Foundation
Sarah Shaw
San Francisco Foundation Shaw Family Fund
The Moore Charitable Foundation
The Opel Family
Richard Schaden
The Baum Foundation
Trevor Bacon
Jill and Carter Wheeler
Paulette & John Kempfer
David and Diana Toole
W Wilder Knight III
Primland (60 Solutions)
OPS Kickstarter Backers
Yann Arthus-Bertrand
James Balog
William Coupon
David Doubilet
Earth Vision Trust
GoodPlanet Foundation
Jerry Greenberg
Michael Greenberg
Howard and Michelle Hall
David Hannan/Ocean Ark Alliance
Shawn Heinrichs
International Center of Photography
Frans Lanting
Steve McCurry
Plankton Chronicles
Sebastião Salgado, Genesis
Joel Sartore
Louis Schwartzberg
Daniel Stoupin
Travis Threlkel – Chief Creative Officer
Matty Dowlen – Chief of Production
Sean Holt – Director of IT
Barry Threw – Director of Interactive
Marc Melzer – Director of Media and Art
Andrew Plourde – Senior Technical Director
Emmett Feldman – Senior Art Director
Jennifer Williams – Producer
Mia Hanak – Communications
Ari Ali – Media Producer
Yael Braha – Associate Creative Director
Bryant Place – Interactive Engineer
Joshua Goldberg – Software Producer
Naohiro Haitani – Senior Graphic Designer
Cullen Miller – Systems Technician
Gaston Albanell – Systems Technician
Diego Novoa – Systems Technician
Joe Goldring – Install Technician
Tom Parrette – Writer
Krista Adkins – Production Coordinator
Andrew Jones – Live Painter / 3D Artist
Jim Ellis – 3D Artist
Tim Digulla – 3D Artist
Ron Robinson – Art Director
Eddy Katt – Animator
Brittnie Diamant – Animator
Ryan Berkey – Animator
Zachary Seidner – Animator
Matt Goodwin – Animator
Natalie Wilkinson – Editor
Alexi Alexaieff – Production Artist
Joshua Brott – Photo / Video
Ivan Landau – Photo & Video / Animator
Eric Schneider – Purchasing
Alex Oropeza – Audio Engineer
Harald Boyesen – Music Composer
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Henk Bentlage/Shutterstock
John Butler
Lukas Spieker
Miles Away Photography/Shutterstock
Peter Gudella/Shutterstock
Rich Carey/Shutterstock
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Rick Ray/Shutterstock
Stefan Siebert
Steve Gschmeissner/Science Photo Library
Tim Hellier/Image Quest 3-D
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