• 2017-02-03
  • PLANET EARTH SYMPHONY FILM ANNOUNCED

    Contribute your nature video and be a part of breakthrough film to accompany Johan de Meij’s Symphony No. 3 Planet Earth

    SAUGERTIES, New York--We’ve embarked on an innovative project to create a multi-media experience around live performances of Johan de Meij’sSymphony No. 3 Planet Earth. There is no better time to celebrate the beauty and wonder of our natural planet. The project’s centerpiece will be a film artfully compiling hundreds of nature videos that we hope you’ll contribute. The film will run on giant screens as the orchestra plays.

    A trailer explains more here: https://vimeo.com/200820179

    Contributors should focus on aspects of our world that take their breath away. Try to film wild living creatures rather than our domesticated friends. Avoid filming any vestiges of mankind i.e. bridges, roads, plastic bags and people.

    Please submit videos that are no more than two-minutes long to Dyan Machan at pearthvideo@gmail.com. In most cases, using your iPhone, Samsung or another smart phone will be fine. If your files are too large, upload them through the easy-to-use and free website called:  www. WeTransfer.com

    We hope to have footage from all over our beloved planet, and we will list the names of all contributors who submitted content that we use.

    The objective is create something unique, a synergy between orchestral music, trained voices and crowd-sourced moving images toward protecting our revered mother earth.

    The film production team will collect and view the submissions over the next few months. The deadline for submissions is January 1, 2018. There’s a great chance your video will make the cut as we will need hundreds of clips. Some will be shown whole; others will be merged, spliced, inverted, multiplied and refracted through software programs. We will lean heavily on modern editing and available technology to differentiate from other nature films. We believe that adding this breakthrough film to Planet Earth concerts will heighten the already dramatic, jaw-dropping aspects of the musical and theatrical experience. There are already several possibilities for its world premier in 2017-18. Stay tuned for that. But mainly, contribute film and save the planet.

    Those wishing to make a tax-exempt contribution to the film project or for more information, please contact Dyan at pearthvideo@gmail.com

    Thank you all,

    Johan de Meij

    www.johandemeij.com

    Facebook.com/gaiahymn

  • 2017-02-03
  • PLANET EARTH SYMPHONY FILM ANNOUNCED

    Contribute your nature video and be a part of breakthrough film to accompany Johan de Meij’s Symphony No. 3 Planet Earth

    SAUGERTIES, New York--We’ve embarked on an innovative project to create a multi-media experience around live performances of Johan de Meij’sSymphony No. 3 Planet Earth. There is no better time to celebrate the beauty and wonder of our natural planet. The project’s centerpiece will be a film artfully compiling hundreds of nature videos that we hope you’ll contribute. The film will run on giant screens as the orchestra plays.

    A trailer explains more here: https://vimeo.com/200820179

    Contributors should focus on aspects of our world that take their breath away. Try to film wild living creatures rather than our domesticated friends. Avoid filming any vestiges of mankind i.e. bridges, roads, plastic bags and people.

    Please submit videos that are no more than two-minutes long to Dyan Machan at pearthvideo@gmail.com. In most cases, using your iPhone, Samsung or another smart phone will be fine. If your files are too large, upload them through the easy-to-use and free website called:  www. WeTransfer.com

    We hope to have footage from all over our beloved planet, and we will list the names of all contributors who submitted content that we use.

    The objective is create something unique, a synergy between orchestral music, trained voices and crowd-sourced moving images toward protecting our revered mother earth.

    The film production team will collect and view the submissions over the next few months. The deadline for submissions is January 1, 2018. There’s a great chance your video will make the cut as we will need hundreds of clips. Some will be shown whole; others will be merged, spliced, inverted, multiplied and refracted through software programs. We will lean heavily on modern editing and available technology to differentiate from other nature films. We believe that adding this breakthrough film to Planet Earth concerts will heighten the already dramatic, jaw-dropping aspects of the musical and theatrical experience. There are already several possibilities for its world premier in 2017-18. Stay tuned for that. But mainly, contribute film and save the planet.

    Those wishing to make a tax-exempt contribution to the film project or for more information, please contact Dyan at pearthvideo@gmail.com

    Thank you all,

    Johan de Meij

    www.johandemeij.com

    Facebook.com/gaiahymn

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    Johan de Meij (Voorburg, 1953) studied trombone and conducting at the Royal Conservatory of Music in The Hague. He has earned international fame as a composer and arranger. His catalogue consists of original compositions, symphonic transcriptions and arrangements of film scores and musicals.
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    Bläserphilharmonie Rhein-Main e. V.
    Conductor: Jens Weismantel, Female Choire Polyhymnia
    September 23, 2017

    Orchestre de Jeux Vidéo - OJV
    Conductor: Jonathan Dagenais
    September 23, 2017

    Koninklijke Fanfare St. Cecilia Deerlijk
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    September 23, 2017

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