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Roger Ressmeyer was the closing speaker at TEDxRainier on 11/10/2012 It was Visions of Tomorrow’s first widely-distributed showing of our pre-production trailer, and Ressmeyer’s first 12-minute talk about the project. TEDxRainier is a gathering of thinkers, entrepreneurs, academics, artists, environmentalists and engaged citizens working to design better futures. View his presentation here.
Article on the Visions of Tomorrow Movie Project For decades, photographer Roger Ressmeyer has chronicled discoveries in the frontiers of science, from nuclear fusion to the edges of the universe, and now he’s working to distill all those discoveries into a hopeful film about the future, titled “Visions of Tomorrow.”
2012 Person of the Year Article Despite early health issues, Ressmeyer has excelled as a science photographer, celebrity portraitist and stock agency executive. After nearly 40 years, he wants to add filmmaker to his illustrious résumé.
|SOCIAL INNOVATION FAST PITCH|
SIFP taps world renowned filmmaker, photographer, and visionary Roger Ressmeyer for perspective Social Innovation Fast Pitch (SIFP), a production of Social Venture Partners (SVP), has chosen world renowned photographer, filmmaker, entrepreneur, digital rights pioneer, and visionary Roger Ressmeyer to provide a moment of reflection on October 18 at Seattle Center’s Fisher Pavilion.
|KING 5 TV|
New Day Northwest Interview Local photographer, Roger Ressmeyer, launched his career shooting celebrities and rock stars, but he never gave up his passion for more celestial subjects.
Roger Ressmeyer: Going Where No PWD Has Gone Before We first heard about Roger Ressmeyer when he was selected as one of the top 20 finalists for the Space Race 2012, with a Grand Prize of a sub-orbital space flight! We later learned Roger did not make it into space, but his track record of pushing boundaries actually starts much earlier.
|THE SEATTLE TIMES|
Mercer Island photographer Roger Ressmeyer has eye on the heavens, his mind on the cosmos Roger Ressmeyer is a photographer who makes you step back and see our planet, its moon, the sun, the stars — the whole cosmos, in fact — in action.
Visions of Tomorrow Foundation Unveils New Documentary Film Project The Visions of Tomorrow Foundation™ (VTF) is a non-profit focused on building awareness for scientific and spiritual solutions that address the world’s biggest problems.
|THE MAN WITH A MISSION|
A brief background piece on Roger Ressmeyer The story behind the story of the beginnings of the Visions of Tomorrow project and where the idea came from.
|ROCKET LAUNCH! by ROGER RESSMEYER|
Seattle Country Day School Rockets Rocket expert Roger Ressmeyer, James Spies and their assistant, Ryan Ressmeyer explore model rocketry from A to Z. The children become actual hands-on rocket scientists, building and flying low- and mid-power model rockets. Along the way, they learn about aerodynamic stability, structural integrity, rocket propulsion, launch safety, flight guidance, and computerized design and mission simulations.
“Roger Ressmeyer is one of the most accomplished science photographers in the world, who has produced a number of groundbreaking stories on space and technology issues for National Geographic Magazine. More recently he has moved into filmmaking where he creates highly ambitious, interesting work.”
– Bill Douthitt, Senior Editor, National Geographic Magazine
“Roger Ressmeyer … makes you step back and see our planet, its moon, the sun, the stars — the whole cosmos, in fact — in action. See through his gaze — and be humbled.”
– Michael Upchurch, The Seattle Times
“Roger is not only one of the most prepared and impressive photographers I’ve ever met, but also one of the most inspiring speakers in the industry…it gives me great pleasure to present Roger as our 2012 PhotoMedia Person of the Year.”
– Gary Halpern, Publisher, PhotoMedia Magazine
“Roger’s talent, global spirituality and street smarts are an unusual blend, and combined with his unique vision and filmmaking skills, I’m confident that Visions of Tomorrow will change how people think and feel about the future.”
– Lance Rosen, Entertainment Attorney / Producer