Monday, June 18, 2007

Science Documentary Film Award

Space for All has a press release about a new film award, the Kistler Documentary Film Award, for science documentaries that "shape the long-term future of humanity". The first winner is for the producer, Thomas Levenson, of the miniseries "Origins" and writer and director of part of the miniseries. The cash part of the annual prize is $10,000. This year there will be an award ceremony at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle, including a showing of part 4 of the miniseries. See the press release for many more details about this award and other annual Kistler awards.

Also see the Foundation for the Future site for links to information about the winning miniseries and details about the other Kistler awards and related work like the seminar Humans and Space: The Next Thousand Years.