Jai Singh's Dream
Short fulldome movie for projection in planetariums. 2022. 7mn.
Co-director, co-scenarist, artistic director, designer and animator.
This movie is one off the six shorts telling the stories of the sky in different cultures, countries and eras in the One Sky project from Sébastien Gauthier.
Jai Singh was the ruler of the state of Amber (India) and a great astronomer. Living in the 18th century, he worked hard to make his dreams come true. He designed and built fantastic and giant observatories that still stand today. Thanks to his discoveries, Jai Singh was able to measure time with an exceptional accuracy.
The movie tell his fantastic tale and aim to immerse the audience inside his beautiful architecture, creating a direct connection between the sky, Jai Singh and the public.
Co-director: Sébastien Gauthier / Co-scenarist: Sébastien Gauthier, Ryan Wyatt / Music: Martin Roy / Sound design: Kevin Roger / Editing: Marlène Poulin Client: SG360 - TMT International Observatory LLC