NOVA – MeerLICHT and BlackGEM

Mirage3D was given the opportunity to create the short fulldome show "Sterrenhemel Live" for the group NOVA - standing for ‘Nederlandse Onderzoekschool Voor Astronomie’, i.e., the ‘Netherlands Research School for Astronomy’. It is the alliance of the astronomical institutes of the universities of Amsterdam, Groningen, Leiden, and Nijmegen. With…

Mirage3D Empowers Generation Z with Rose Stories

Mirage3D recently partnered with Generation Z and Rose Stories to ignite the creative sparks of a group of children through the art of filmmaking. The collaboration aimed to blend Mirage3D's film making expertise with the innovative spirit of Generation Z, providing a platform for these young minds to express themselves and explore the realms of…

Pre-show for Museon Omniversum

Mirage3D was honored to create a three minute pre show for Ominversum and Museon, when they combined into one entity. We made the short introduction video to welcome every visitor to the largest dome theater in the Benelux. The show gave us the opportunity to support and showcase various sustainability goals, cultural centers and natural wonders…

Crafting the South Pole Telescope

For our movie "Black Hole First Picture," we captured telescopes from across the globe. Unfortunately we couldn’t go filming at the South Pole Telescope (SPT) which is located at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica. But where there's a will, there's a way – so we decided to bring the South Pole Telescope to us!

Protected: Tokyo Origami, Explore Human Interest in VR

Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Tokyo like never before with our latest VR project, Tokyo Origami. This eight episode mini-series, commissioned by Meta and Cosm Studios and brought to life by Mirage3D, takes you on a captivating journey through the contrasting facets of Japan.

IPS Technology & Innovation Award 2020

The IPS Technology and Innovation Award shall be bestowed, from time to time, by the Society upon an individual whose technology and/or innovations in the planetarium field have been, through the years, utilized or replicated by other members and/or other planetariums. A nominee for this Award has had a broad, deep and concrete effect on the…


Twenty years Mirage3D!

The Mirage3D team celebrates the 20th anniversary of our company. Back in 1998  at the International Planetarium Society Conference in London, the first demonstration of a modern fulldome planetarium projection system was made. The next summer of 1999 Robin Sip founded Mirage3D with the intention to create independent fulldome films for this new…

MARS 1001 in 25 theaters

Since its premiere in the Hamburg planetarium one year ago, Mars 1001 is now playing in 25 theaters across the World! " It felt real! I literally was on the edge of my seat the entire 52 minutes. BRAVO!!!!" - Patty Toth Seaton

MARS1001 award

Best Fulldome Cinematography Award for MARS 1001 in Yaroslavl

Mirage3D's Fulldome film: "Mars 1001" won Best Fulldome Cinematography Award at Reflections of the Universe International Fulldome Festival in Yaroslavl, Russia. The Award was given by cosmonaut Dmitry Petelin. The Award certificate was signed by Valentina Tereshkova (first woman in space) She stopped by the festival on June 16th exactly 56 years…

Best Science Communication Film Award for Mars 1001 in Beijng

Mars 1001 has won the Award for the Best Science Communication Film in the 9th Beijing International Film Festival, “Science & Technology” Section. Out of 31 films and shows being presented including giant screen films, 4D shows and dome shows.