THE COSMIC SHAMBLES NETWORK’S EXHILARATING FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY ABOUT SPEED AND HOW IT AFFECTS ALL OF US TO PREMIERE ONLINE ON 13TH FEBRUARY.
Following the hugely successful world premiere of Rapid Motion Through Space: An Incomplete History of Speed at The Royal Institution, London in front of a celebrity audience, The Cosmic Shambles Network are delighted to announce that the film will have an exclusive online premiere on 13th February at 7.30pm GMT on the Cosmic Shambles’ YouTube channel.
“THIS DELIGHTFUL DOCUMENTARY FILM GIVES A FASCINATING INSIGHT INTO THE WAY SPEED AFFECTS US ALL.” – Prof Saiful Islam (Chemist & Material Scientist, University of Oxford and 2016 RI Christmas Lecturer)
To celebrate the online launch of the documentary, the film’s Director, Trent Burton and various experts from the film, will be online throughout the screening to answer viewers’ questions in the live chat. Following the premiere the film will remain online, and FREE to watch, worldwide. Patreon subscribers of the Cosmic Shambles Network, as well as members of the RI, will have over 25 HOURS of bonus material to enjoy as well!
“A FAR REACHING, FUN AND EXCITING ADVENTURE THAT EVERYONE CAN GO ON WHATEVER YOUR OWN SCIENTIFIC SPEED.” – Josie Long (Comedian and Author)
Presented by TV reporter and host for both MotoGP and the W Series, Amy Reynolds, it features fascinating exclusive input from a wonderfully wide-ranging mix of scientists, engineers, sportspeople (and about a hundred thousand snails) focusing on the many facets of speed and our fascination with it. From sloths to cheetahs, the speed of a proton to the expansion of the Universe, the fastest recorded bath tub to the tiniest movements of the Earth’s tectonic plates and much more, Rapid Motion Through Space has something entertaining and enlightening for anyone who has ever wondered about the concept of speed in all its incarnations.
“A VIEW THROUGH THE WORLD FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF AN IMPORTANT PHYSICS CONCEPT. HOW COULD IT NOT BE BRILLIANT? AND WHEN IT’S THE COSMIC SHAMBLES TEAM DOING IT, YOU KNOW IT’LL BE FUN AS WELL.” – Prof Jon Butterworth (Professor of Physics UCL, author of Smashing Physics)
It features exclusive interviews with some of the world’s leading specialists on all aspects of speed including astronaut Helen Sharman, 2021 Moto2 World Champion Remy Gardner, McLaren F1 Team aerodynamics engineer Emel Cankaya, former England Test cricket captain David Gower, Olympic sprint medallist Desiree Henry, astrophysics YouTube star Dr Becky Smethurst, CERN physicist Dr Clara Nellist and many more. Viewers can also expect input from some Shambles regulars including Prof Jim Al-Khalili, Prof Chris Jackson, Robin Ince, Matt Parker and Dr Helen Czerski. The film is presented in association with The Royal Institution.
“We were delighted with the fantastic reception the film got at the RI and now we can’t wait to share it with the rest of the world and introduce people to speed in ways they may never have thought of it before, in our own Shambles style, of course.” – Trent Burton, Director, The Cosmic Shambles Network
The documentary is directed and produced by the award winning Shambles co-creator and director Trent Burton, and the cinematographer is Andrew Mickelburgh, a highly acclaimed Director of Photography with a well-established background in broadcast science television, including BAFTA nominated documentaries.
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