My name is Chris Abbas, I am a designer / director. Day to day I solve problems with computers, pencils, software, post-its, cameras, and if I'm lucky my bare hands. The tools I use are determined by the project needs, my primary focus is to always tell the most compelling story possible in whatever medium necessary.
I work at Digital Kitchen in beautiful Seattle, Washington.
I truly enjoy outer space. It's absolutely amazing that we now have the ability to send instruments out into the void of the universe to observe all sorts of interesting things. Asteroids! Moons! Planets! Dark matter! This is the perfect opportunity for a Carl Sagan quote:
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known."
The footage in this little film was captured by the hardworking men and women at NASA with the Cassini Imaging Science System. If you're interested in learning more about Cassini and the on-going Cassini Solstice Mission, check it out at NASA's website:
CASSINI MISSION from Chris Abbas on Vimeo.