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FELIX & PAUL STUDIOS, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH TIME STUDIOS ANNOUNCE: SPACE EXPLORERS: THE ISS EXPERIENCE WINS PRIMETIME EMMY AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING INTERACTIVE PROGRAM

EMMY® Award-winning creators Felix & Paul Studios’ groundbreaking immersive series, Space Explorers: The ISS Experience has received a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Interactive Program. Space Explorers: The ISS Experience is the largest production ever filmed in space. The series is produced in association with TIME Studios with the collaboration of NASA. This is the sixth EMMY nomination and third win for Felix & Paul Studios; the studio previously won an EMMY for The People’s House – Inside The White House With Barack and Michelle Obama and Inside the Box of Kurios.
SYNOPSIS: The largest production ever filmed in space, Space Explorers: The ISS Experience is an epic four-part immersive series that invites you to join eight astronauts on their life-changing missions aboard the International Space Station. The series features NASA astronauts Anne McClain, Christina Koch, Jessica Meir, Andrew Morgan, Nick Hague and Victor Glover, CSA astronaut David Saint-Jacques, ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano, and JAXA astronaut Soichi Noguchi. Shot entirely in space over the course of two years with Felix & Paul Studios’ customized 3D, 360° virtual reality “Space Cameras”, the series provides exclusive access to the crew and an intimate take on the joy, wonder, and dangers of life in orbit. Discover the astronauts’ unique challenges as they adapt to microgravity, perform critical science experiments and spaceship operations, and respond to potentially catastrophic emergencies.
The first two chapters of the four-part series are available in 360° mobile format on 5G-enabled tablets and smartphones through leading telcos – including LGU+ (South Korea), KDDI (Japan), AIS (Taiwan), Orange (France) and Deutsche Telekom (Germany); at leading Big Screen venues, domes, planetariums, space visitor centers and science centers; in fully-immersive virtual reality on the Oculus Store for RIFT, Quest and Quest 2 devices HERE; and as a main feature of the major, touring lifescale interactive exhibit, THE INFINITE, produced in partnership with PHI Studio.
About Space Explorers: The ISS Experience
The largest production ever filmed in space, Space Explorers: The ISS Experience is an epic four-part immersive series that chronicles the life of eight astronauts on life-changing missions aboard the International Space Station. Shot over two years using Felix & Paul Studios’ specialized 3D, 360-degree Space Cameras, and with exclusive access to the crew, the production produced over 200 hours of high-end virtual reality footage, 18 hours of exclusive astronaut logs and interviews, and the first-ever visuals of the ISS, Planet Earth and a spacewalk captured in high-end cinematic virtual reality. Get access to the astronauts’ full experience through moments of camaraderie, shared meals, and personal video logs. The trailer for The ISS Experience is available here and stills are available here. Behind the scenes footage is available at Time.com/Space.
About Felix & Paul Studios
Felix & Paul Studios is an EMMY® Award-winning creator of immersive entertainment experiences, creating unparalleled, highly engaging, presence-based experiences for the next generation of technology-enabled devices and venues. The studio’s catalogue of over thirty 3D, 360-degree experiences exhibits the “industry’s best” in the new medium of immersive storytelling, including:
  • Originals: The Space Explorers series, Traveling While Black, MIYUBI, the Nomads series, Strangers with Patrick Watson.
  • Productions with notable franchises: Jurassic World, Cirque du Soleil, Fox Searchlight’s Wild and Isle of Dogs, and The Confessionals series with Just for Laughs starring Howie Mandel, Lilly Singh, Jud Apatow and Trevor Noah.
  • Collaborations with world-renowned leaders and performers: President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, LeBron James, President Bill Clinton, Eminem, Wes Anderson, Brie Larson, Jeff Goldblum, Bill Murray and many others.
The studio’s content is available for distribution in a range of immersive formats including 360-degree mobile on 5G-enabled smartphones, tablets and headsets; 360-degree fulldome projection in domes and planetariums; fully-immersive VR on Facebook’s Oculus and other high-end virtual reality platforms; Giant Screen projection for science centers, space welcome centers and large-format cinemas; and the touring life-scale interactive exhibit, THE INFINITE, produced in partnership with PHI Studio. Felix & Paul Studios is the leading Space Media Company and the only media company recognized as an “Official Implementation Partner” by the ISS U.S. National Laboratory.
About TIME Studios
TIME Studios is the Emmy award-winning television and film division of TIME, the global media brand that reaches a combined audience of more than 90 million around the world. Built on the foundation of TIME’s award-winning visual journalism, which has earned over 52 major awards and nominations in the last seven years, and achieved 577 million video streams across all platforms in 2019, Emmy-winning TIME Studios harnesses the access and authority of one of the world’s most trusted and respected brands to bring premium truth-based programming to television and film around the world while continuing to push the boundaries of journalism and visual storytelling through new cutting-edge mediums including virtual reality and augmented reality.

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