This is a demo reel for a future IMAX film called Outside In, which recreates a journey through the solar system using only images taken from actual spaceflights - made by satellites visiting our neighboring planets. Effects artist and cinematographer Stephen Van Vuuren animated thousands of still shots from Cassini spacecraft's Saturn flyby, knitting them together to create a seamless journey toward the gas giant, past one of its moons and through its awe-inspiring rings. It's one of the most mind-blowing, beautiful space movies I've ever seen - especially when you consider that the entire thing was shot on location by a satellite zooming around Saturn.
This reel is just the first stage in his effort to create a feature-length IMAX film, and the entire project is a non-profit endeavor sponsored by companies and individuals. Want to see more like this, and eventually watch it all in glorious IMAX at your local theater? Consider donating to Outside In here.