About Us

LABOCINE stands for LABOratory + CINEma. It's a beautiful and necessary symbiosis affair.

LABOCINE has many identities: a platform, a magazine, a portal, an archive, a network et al.

LABOCINE's utopian dream is to disrupt the status quo of the streaming business by allowing for more transparency, access, data and tools. It wants to tackle some existential questions around filmmaking. How do narratives come to life? What is the process + evolution of a film? Who is making and who is watching?

LABOCINE is the home of the Science New Wave where scientific pursuit is free to co-exist and blend freely across disciplines and cultures. That's our origin story. The embryonic idea came into being one hot desert afternoon. It soon split away from its parental cell (Imagine Science Films) taking on an autonomous existence and reflecting all the excitement, diversity, and fresh ideas of a new and growing organism.

How to join LABOCINE?

By signing up with your email, you'll be able to browse through our Film Archive (of over 10k titles) + plunge into the Scenes repository of moving images and scientific data.

If you want to be visible, plug into our Habitat ecosystem by creating a profile in your Account. Tell us more about yourself, share insights about the Science New Wave and give us some life updates with Bulletin.

You will be able to connect + collaborate with other multi-trait organisms that happily live at the intersection(s) of artistic practice, scientific research + filmmaking.

How to stream films?

There's one more step to watch movies! Subscribe to the Monthly Plan or the Yearly Plan. You will then be able to watch our curated monthly Issues, stream Live events and browse through our Spotlights articles.

What else do you get as a subscriber?

You can create your own Playlists and share them with colleagues, friends and family.

If you have sent us Films +/- Scenes (submission guidelines below), My Lab will make it easy to manage it all. You will have access to research tools, such as adding Field Notes, and sending to others with Habitat Sharing.

Learn more about our Subscription Plans + How to Become a Science New Wave Member.

Are you affiliated with an organization?

Our network of organizations include schools, universities, museums, cinemas and foundations. We bring our programming to communities around the world and offer curatorial services. We act as intermediates with content creators and we can tailor film programs to your classroom, conference, festival, exhibit and more.

Apply today for a Labocine PRO account by filling out the form.

From documentary to fiction to data, we hope to always challenge the way you understand, interpret and appreciate scientific ideas and perspectives


For film submissions to be reviewed by our programming team, fill out the Film form.

To share moving images of the artificial +/- natural world for consideration for our Scenes initiative, fill out the Scene form.

Contact Us:

Want to contribute to LABOCINE or learn more on how you can get involved?

For film-related inquiries, reach out to us at film@labocine.com

For general inquiries, reach out to us at info@labocine.com