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Space Next

Space Next is a 38-min show produced by Afterglow Studios, Inc. for planetariums and digital dome theatres. Info, trailer & full preview available.

The journey to reach the stars began with our earliest dreams of flying, and led to landing on the moon and sending a probe to Pluto. But that’s only the beginning.

Space Next offers a glimpse into tomorrow, and the possibilities of what is to come by way of private space developments and national space programs. The result is a mesmerizing display of interplanetary excellence sure to inspire a generation of explorers, scientists, and dreamers. Come discover what’s next.

Production Team:
Production Company: Afterglow Studios
Director: Luke Ployhar
Producers: Luke Ployhar, Ashley Jahnke
Writers: Scott Pearson and Barry Thorson
Editors: Luke Ployhar, Jason Malkovich
Visual Effects Supervisor: Jason Malkovich
Motion Designer: Nicole Daniels
Lead Animator: Mark Dunshee

2016, Best Visual Effects, Giant Screen Cinema, Association Achievement Awards, United States
2016, United States, Finalist Best Educational Series/Special - STEM Kids!, Imagination Awards


License Fees

Please allow approximately 2 weeks for processing and delivery

Technical Specifications

Aspect Ratio

1.85 DCI-Compliant DCP, 360 FULLDOME, Flat, Giant Screen


14-18, 6-13, Adults

Frame Rate

24 fps

Image Format

2D, 3D


Cantonese, Danish, English, French, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish, Taiwanese

Production Company

Afterglow Studios, Inc.


2K, 4K, 8K

Runtime (minutes)

25, 38

Short Version Runtime


Show Category

Fulldome, Giant Screen

Release date



Documentary, Education


Space, Astronomy, Earth, Science


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