Space Entertainment Enterprise (SEE), the UK-based media company that develops multi-platform space-based entertainment, has unveiled plans for the world’s first content studio in space.
SEE-1, set to launch in late 2024 and connect to the International Space Station (ISS), will allow artists, producers and creatives to develop, produce, record and livestream content that maximizes the low-orbit mic of the Earth. ‘ISS. -gravity environment, including movies, TV, music and sporting events.
In addition to SEE-produced events, the Space Studio will provide the venue and production infrastructure for hosting and filming third-party content and events.
The entertainment studio and multi-purpose arena will be built by US space infrastructure developer Axiom Space, which has a contract with NASA to develop a spacecraft. It will dock with Axiom’s commercial space station while it is tethered to the ISS.
SEE was co-founded by Elena Lesnevsky and Dmitry Lesnevsky, former co-founder, CEO and general producer of Russian linear channel Ren-TV, in 2021. The company focuses on producing multi-platform space entertainment, music and sports.
The company has already made some big hires, including appointing former Endemol Shine UK CEO Richard Johnston as COO. Mark Taffet, the former senior vice president of sports and pay-per-view at HBO, and former Viacom vice president of technology, Remi Abayomi, were also hired.
Johnston said: “From Jules Verne to Star Trek, science fiction entertainment has inspired millions around the world to dream of what the future might bring. Creating a next-gen entertainment venue in space opens countless doors to create incredible new content and make those dreams come true.
In a joint statement, SEE co-founders Dmitry and Elena Lesnevsky added, “SEE-1 is an incredible opportunity for humanity to step into a diﬀerent realm and start an exciting new chapter in space. . It will provide a single, accessible home for limitless entertainment possibilities in a venue with innovative infrastructure that will unleash a new world of creativity.
“With world leader Axiom Space building this breakthrough state-of-the-art facility, SEE-1 will provide not only the premiere but also a supreme quality space structure enabling the expansion of the two trillion dollar global entertainment industry into Earth orbit. low. ”