Producer Terry McKeown read Strange New Worlds: The Search for Alien Planets and Life Beyond Our Solar System by Ray Jayawardhana and thought it would make a great film.

But how do you create a one hour documentary about something we can't even see? A behind the scenes look at how the graphic artists and animators created a unique vision of what outer space might look like.

The Wild Canadian Year

Wild Canadian Year

Visit our website to watch the series online, discover extra behind-the-scenes stories and view Canada's nature scenes in 360. Visit Wild Canadian Year

From CBC Kids

The Nature of Thingies