In film, games and literature, we have always imagined alternative worlds as a means to understand our own world in new ways. In this documentary series, join an ensemble of filmmakers, concept artists, video game designers, storytellers, and more, as we go on an expedition through an atlas of imaginary worlds, fictional cities, and speculative geographies.

Fear and Wonder
Fear and Wonder
Fear and Wonder
Fear and Wonder
Fear and Wonder
Fear and Wonder
Fear and Wonder

Watch now on SCI-Arc Channel
Episode 1 | Episode 2 | Episode 3

Episode 1 Cast
Hannah Beachler, Production Designer (Black Panther)
Nivanh Chanthara, Concept Artist (Ghost in the Shell)
Ane Crabtree, Costume Designer (Handmaid’s Tale)
Lauren Beukes, Author (Broken Monsters, Zoo City)
Victor Martinez, Concept Artist (Blade Runner 2049)
Jimmi Simpson, Actor (Westworld, Black Mirror)
Patti Podesta, Production Designer (American Gods)
Rick Carter, Production Designer (Avatar)
Episode 2 Cast
Ruth Carter, Costume Designer (Black Panther)
Andrew Thomas Huang, Director (Bjork, FKA Twigs)
Ersin Han Ersin, Director (Marshmallow Laser Feast)
Mike Hill, Concept Artist (Dune)
Philippa Price, Creative Consultant(Savage x Fenty)
Ben Babbitt, Composer (Kentucky Route Zero)
Episode 3 Cast
Jon Carlos, Art Director (Westworld)
Dominic Polcino, Animation Director (Rick & Morty)
Victor Martinez, Concept Artist (Blade Runner 2049)
Deborah Harrison, Conversational UI Team (Microsoft)
Sid Suri, Computational Scientist (Microsoft)
Ingrid Burrington, Writer/Geographer/Theorist
Lauren Mccarthy, Artist/Technologist
Ross Goodwin, Artist/Coder (Sunspring)
Jessica Brillhart, VR Director (USC ICT)
Veronica So, Producer (Ian Cheng’s BOB)
Series Credits
Hernan Diaz Alonso – Creator & Executive Producer
Alexey Marfin & Reza Monahan – Directors
Marcelyn Gow & Reza Monahan – Producers
Liam Young – Writer/Curator
Sean Morris – Director of Photography
SCI-Arc Channel – Production Company
See each episode for episode credits.