DCP 174: To Scale: The Solar System with Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh


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Blue Marble from To Scale: The Solar System. All other models built to scale to this beautiful marble model of the Earth.

Blue Marble from To Scale: The Solar System. All other models built to scale to this beautiful marble model of the Earth.

How do you visualize the enormity of the solar system to scale? Author Wylie Overstreet and Filmmaker Alex Gorosh did just that in the Black Rock Desert. They join the podcast in a phone call to talk about producing the short film To Scale: The Solar System. At the time of this recording that video has already amassed over 1.7 million views on Vimeo and 1.6 million views on YouTube.

Just a side note: the interview is a recorded phone call so the audio is not up to the usual quality I strive for in this podcast. It could not be helped. Wylie was at the airport waiting to board a flight. I’m grateful that Wylie and Alex took the time to talk with me for a few minutes. You’ll enjoy the conversation.

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Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh at Black Rock Desert for filming To Scale: The Solar System.

Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh at Black Rock Desert for filming To Scale: The Solar System.

Black Rock Desert - location of filming To Scale: The Solar System.

Black Rock Desert - location of filming To Scale: The Solar System.

Alex Gorosh on location at Black Rock Desert for filming To Scale: The Solar System.

Alex Gorosh on location at Black Rock Desert for filming To Scale: The Solar System.

Setting a model of a planet in place and to scale at Black Rock Desert. The model would end up being about 7 miles in diameter.

Setting a model of a planet in place and to scale at Black Rock Desert. The model would end up being about 7 miles in diameter.

Wylie Overstreet

Wylie Overstreet

A behind-the-scenes look at making the scale model. Music by Vibe Mountain


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Mentioned In This Episode:

Andrew Markefors RED Raven website:
http://redraven.red

Red Giant Magic Bullet Suite 12.1 Update:
https://www.redgiant.com/blog/2015/09/23/update-magic-bullet-suite-12-1/

On Prolost blog article Magic Bullet Suite 12.1: Resolve, Mercury, Trackpad:
http://prolost.com/blog/magicbullet121

Wylie Overstreet:
http://wylieoverstreet.com/

Alex Gorosh:
http://alexgorosh.com/

To Scale: The Solar System:
https://vimeo.com/139407849

Making the Solar System (BTS):
https://vimeo.com/139455885

Rick Delgado's website:
http://nufro.com

Alex Cook's website:
http://www.sxemediapa.com

Martin Friedrich's website:
http://www.martinfriedrich.com/


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