The High Frontier: The Untold Story of Gerard K. O’Neill is an award winning documentary film about the life and influence of Gerard K. O’Neill told through the eyes of his peers, family and the younger generation he inspired during the 1970s and 80s who are now leaders in the modern day space race. Through old stories of “Gerry” as many called him, and the social impact he made on the world, this documentary pays tribute to the unsung hero of today’s space race, while hoping to inspire all ages and walks of life to reignite our planet’s space venturing spirit.

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SO WHO IS GERARD K. O’NEILL?

This Princeton University physics professor changed the face of space exploration during the 1970s and 80s with his plans for building space colonies in free space in Earth orbit. These ideas, and a book he released, THE HIGH FRONTIER: HUMAN COLONIES IN SPACE, made an incredible impact on a generation fueled by Star Trek and a dream of venturing out into this unknown territory. Gerry made appearances on the Johnny Carson Show, the Round Table with Harold Hayes, even Isaac Asimov was a fan. Unfortunately, Gerry passed in 1992 from a battle with leukemia and his space colonies and dreams never came to fruition. Until now..
 
With Gerry’s story, and the help of everyone involved with the film, we hope to keep his dream alive and maybe even see a day where “O’Neill Cylinders” are above our own heads!

“Life is extraordinarily rare, extraordinarily precious. Opening the high frontier means making possible and ensuring the survival of the human race.”

– Gerard K. O’Neill

TEAM

DYLAN TAYLOR

Executive Producer / Writer

Chairman, Multiverse Media, CEO Voyager Space Holdings, Founder, Space for Humanity. Co-Founding Patron, Commercial Spaceflight Federation

Will Henry Multiverse Media

WILL HENRY

Producer / Writer

Filmmaker & Writer, Creative Director at Multiverse Media

Ryan Stuit

RYAN STUIT

Director / Editor

Accomplished artist, designer, and composer. Creative Director and Designer at Subtractive Inc. Future directorial slate includes “Nothing Ever Happens on the Moon” based on Robert Heinlein’s 1950s Sci-Fi short story.
 
Kyle Schember

KYLE SCHEMBER

Producer

Co-Founder and CEO of Subtractive Inc, specializing in scripted film, television, music videos, and music. Producer and Executive Producer for “Anna” with Emma Stone and “Who Cares” with Paul McCartney & Emma Stone. Producer on Prince EA’s “One Planet” produced for the Bloomberg Global Business Forum.

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