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It’s pretty typical to see a hard division between the sciences and the arts, with filmmaking sitting firmly in the second category. This despite all the science that goes into making all those shiny cameras, computers and software that keeps us all being creative, but what if there was an organic way to close the divide?

Mike Paterson, the filmmaker behind the Large Hadron Collider series of documentaries Colliding Particles, recently launched 94 Elements, a documentary project with chemistry woven into its very fabric. Using the periodic table of elements as a base, 94 Elements explores the very pertinent questions of consumption, sustainability and environment through the lens of the elements by commissioning directors to capture stories from around the world which document how we use the things we do, where they come from and how much we have left: More »