The light show, titled “Projecting Change: The Empire State Building,” was organized by director Louie Psihoyos and producer Fisher Stevens of “The Cove” — the stunning documentary that alerted the world to the horrors of Japan’s Taiji dolphin slaughter. They collaborated with Travis Threlkel, co-founder of Obscura Digital,
Producing the awe-inspiring sight was no easy feat — 40 stacked, 20,000-lumen projectors were placed on the roof a building on West 31st street. Together, they turned the Empire State Building into a shining beacon of hope for these voiceless animals, acting as reminder of how little time some of these species have left. It’s up to us to do our part and save them from extinction.