Eliza McNitt

Writer & Director, SPHERES

Eliza McNitt is a writer and director. She explores the cosmic collision of science and art. From astronauts to astrophysicists, Eliza works alongside scientists to tell stories about the human connection to the cosmos. Her films and VR experiences have premiered at festivals including Sundance, SXSW, Hot Docs, Cannes NEXT, AFI Fest, and Tribeca.

Eliza is a two-time Intel Science Fair winner, a OneFifty creator, and Alfred P. Sloan grant recipient. She is the creator of Fistful of Stars, a VR experience following the journey of the Hubble telescope through the cosmos, which drew an audience of over 6,000 people at BRIC! Celebrate Brooklyn.

Eliza's upcoming VR series Spheres, executive-produced by Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel, is an episodic journey through the songs of spacetime, starring Jessica Chastain and Patti Smith as the voice of the cosmos. Spheres made history at the Sundance Film Festival as the world's first-ever major acquisition of a VR experience in a landmark seven-figure deal. major sale of Virtual Reality in a landmark seven figure deal.

Eliza's work has appeared at festivals including Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, Cannes Next, and the Venice Film Festival. Spheres was the recipient of the Grand Prize in Virtual Reality at this year's Venice Film Festival and will be released in late fall 2018.


Share this: Share on Facebook Tweet about this on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn Email this to someone

News for: Eliza McNitt

Speaker at FiRe 2018

News Headlines
SPHERES Creator Eliza McNitt on Virtual Reality Filmmaking
Posted on 26 Apr 2019 at 9:42am

‘Spheres’: Darren Aronofsky and Creator Eliza McNitt on ‘Making It Strange’ F...
Posted on 1 Sep 2018 at 8:44am

‘Spheres’ Producer Atlas V Sets ‘Gloomy Eyes,’ ‘Crusoe,’ ‘Fortune’ (EXCLUSIVE)
Posted on 3 Sep 2018 at 12:35pm

Darren Aronofsky's VR Film ‘Spheres’ to Screen at Rockefeller Center (Exclusive)
Posted on 20 Dec 2018 at 1:21pm

Spheres Review: Finding Poetry And Symphony In The Wonders Of The Universe
Posted on 1 Dec 2018 at 5:27am

Travel the universe in virtual reality with Spheres | Logged On
Posted on 23 Jan 2019 at 11:26am

What Does Space Sound Like? 'Spheres,' An Oculus VR Movie Series, Explores Th...
Posted on 27 Jul 2018 at 5:24am

Aronofsky's VR series 'Spheres' opens to the public in NYC
Posted on 22 Dec 2018 at 5:18pm

3 Virtual Reality Projects Win At The Venice Film Festival
Posted on 10 Sep 2018 at 10:07am



News feeds courtesy of:

To contact Eliza McNitt, fill out the form below.

iNews Mailroom (All fields required)
To:
From:
Your Email:
Subject:

Message: