Save the Date: How a Trip to the Top of the World Connects to Your Research

November 11, 2021

Join us for a virtual seminar on Thursday, November 11, 2021, when filmmaker Amy Lauren presents “Practical Video Storytelling Tips that Apply to Any Science Research”.  Amy is a multidisciplinary artist working at the nexus between research, education, and artistic practice. Her broad range of media practices includes animation, media installation, interactive storytelling and 360° filmmaking for planetarium projection and virtual reality experiences. Amy collaborates with scholars and researchers across disciplines to create compelling and impactful content that tells nonfiction stories in a meaningful and approachable way to a broader audience. Amy served as creative director for the MOSAiC (Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate) Expedition’s education and outreach full-dome planetarium film, Into the Polar Night, a National Science Foundation funded documentary and collaboration between the University of Colorado Boulder’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences and Fiske Planetarium. She is a graduate of the Interdisciplinary Documentary Media Practices MFA program at the University of Colorado Boulder, and her image work has screened at festivals, planetarium theaters and other venues around the world, including the Central Arctic Ocean on a Russian and German icebreaker near the North Pole.  RSVP will be required for this session; details, including the Zoom link, will follow in future newsletters. For more information, contact Karen Dodson at