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WOW… this is one of the most incredible films I have ever seen! Totally jaw-droppingly (is that even a word?) AWESOME! True, I’m a self-confessed science geek, though even if I wasn’t, this is a film that opens your mind and heart to the incredible beauty and mystery of our Unseen World in a way that nobody, even the most cynical and jaded among us, could ignore. This film is a masterpiece in testament to the profound magic and beauty of our precious planet we call home. is an award-winning producer, director, and cinematographer whose notable career spans more than 3 decades of providing breathtaking imagery using his time-lapse, high-speed and macro cinematography techniques. Louie is a visual artist breaking barriers, connecting with audiences, and telling stories that celebrate life and reveal the mysteries and wisdom of nature, people and places. His recent theatrical releases include the 3D IMAX film “Mysteries of the Unseen World” with National Geographic, narrated by Forest Whitaker, and the documentary “Wings of Life” for Disneynature, narrated by Meryl Streep. “Mysteries” is a journey into invisible worlds that are too slow, too fast, too small and too vast for the human eye to see. In partnership with the National Science Foundation, Lockheed Martin, and Siemens, the film opened in major cities in 2014 to rave reviews from audiences and experts alike. Designed to inspire, educate and perhaps even evolve our perspective on the world, Louie creates and curates unique Moving Art™ content, which can be found practically everywhere, from your local theatre to the smart phone in your pocket. For Louie Schwartzberg, the greatest satisfaction is creating works that can have a positive effect on the future of the planet. “I hope my films inspire and open people’s hearts. Beauty is nature’s tool for survival – you protect what you love. If we can move enough people on an emotional level, I hope we can achieve the shift in consciousness we need to sustain and celebrate life.” This film is a plane where art and science merge into one amazing revelation of beauty and cosmic law.. See it – it will blow your mind! …And Harry, Leah and I were lucky enough to interview The Master of this Masterpiece. Louie, you are just AMAZING! Thanks to IMAX Melbourne for inviting us to the premiere  Check out the podcast for the inside goss on the making of Mysteries of the Unseen World. Visit Louie’s site here and you can download the MovingArt free app here It’s a fantastic tool for media students and teachers.. Or just for adding some inspiration to your day! Images courtesy of National Geographic