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Maryliz Bender

Music Producer, Artist, Filmmaker
Cosmic Perspective

A creative storyteller—speaker, musician, filmmaker, explorer, and technologist—on a mission to inspire hope, elevate empathy, and unite through experiences of awe and wonder.

As Co-founder and Creative Director of Cosmic Perspective, MaryLiz has been sharing this new era of space exploration with her documentary team through films, photography, and immersive experience. Since co-founding Cosmic Perspective in 2018 with her partner, Ryan Chylinski, they have grown an amazing archive of space films, having captured hundreds of rocket launches in stunning cinematography. She spent several years interviewing astronauts to better understand and communicate the Overview Effect — the profound shift in consciousness they experience when they view our planet in space.

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Events featuring Maryliz Bender

Events featuring Maryliz Bender