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2016 Film Expo & Filmmaker Symposium

PROJECTS IN DEVELOPMENT AMAZON ADVENTURE

the entire crew survived over two and a half years of being stranded in the beautiful, yet unforgiving and harsh Antarctic landscape. Laser, DCI-compliant Digital, Dome-customized This scripted 3D giant screen film and VR 15/70, Fulldome Digital story will place audiences on the ice with the LENGTH: 45:00 Endurance expedition in the background PRODUCER/DISTRIBUTOR: SK Films through re-enactments of Hurley’s POV, CONTACT: Amber Hawtin, ahawtin@skfilms.ca demonstrating tireless endeavors to document The exciting story of Henry Bates’ fascinating the daily lives of the crew. Watch remastered 11-year journey through the perilous Amazon footage as Hurley turns the handle of his rainforest as a young man who risks his life movie camera to show the everyday struggles for science. As in any great detective story, which morph into the present day reality. Our audiences will experience the compelling clues expedition seeks the original locations to Bates unearths in his major discovery of the show how Antarctica has changed in the last phenomenon of “Batesian” mimicry, whereby 100 years through pressures of adventure certain animals adopt the look of others and tourism, international Antarctic treaties and thus can deceive predators and prey—all climate change and show this in 3D and VR. unfolding in the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon. Little known to the public, Bates made THE CELL WARS other crucial contributions to biology: identifying RELEASE: December 25, 2016 8,000 species new to science and most FORMATS: 3D, DCI-compliant Digital importantly, putting forward the first ever case LENGTH: 15:00 for speciation—the “chain of progression” from PRODUCER/DISTRIBUTOR: Joyversal Media Group one species to another over time. This discovery CONTACT: Guosheng Ming, minggsh@gmail.com The Cell Wars is a dynamic 4D movie that turned out to be the “beautiful proof” for Natural Selection. Audiences will be wowed by uses animation to tell the story of the battle of the virus and human health. All the animated the mind-boggling examples of mimicry and characters in the film are designed according inspired by Bates’ endless curiosity and determination to explore the wilds of the Amazon. to the latest scientific facts and research results. The human body is like a small universe, and ANTARCTIC ENDURANCE there are countless colorful cities in this small RELEASE: January 2019 universe. There are many cell citizens and cell FORMATS: 3D, 15/70, IMAX Digital, IMAX Laser, police who lived here. They maintain the DCI-compliant Digital, Dome-customized 15/70, body’s health. But there is a group of virus Fulldome Digital, VR monsters invading the city. A cell city wars will LENGTH: 40:00 be coming. The story has ups and downs, is PRODUCER/DISTRIBUTOR: Avatar Media Inc. fascinating and very humorous, and uses 4D CONTACT: Jaro Malanowski, jaro@avatarmedia.ca dynamic effects. The viewer will experience the Through our quest to find the shooting threat of viruses and explore the magic of the locations of Frank Hurley’s photos and films, microscopic world of cells. The Cell Wars will we explore the life of adventure photographer share with you surprise and joy! for Sir Ernest Shackleton’s expedition to Antarctica. We will immerse audiences into COOL PLANET Hurley’s journey of shipwreck, endurance, RELEASE: 2018 and hope. The eternal optimist, master FORMATS: 2D and 3D, 15/70, IMAX Digital, IMAX photographer, and one of the earliest large Laser, DCI-compliant Digital, Dome-customized format documentary filmmakers, he creates 15/70, Fulldome Digital LENGTH: 40:00 and 24:00 an exceptional record of one of the most PRODUCER: K2 Films incredible stories of human survival—where RELEASE: Spring 2017 FORMATS: 2D and 3D, 15/70, IMAX Digital, IMAX

DISTRIBUTOR: K2 Communications

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GSCA 2016 Film Expo and Filmmaker Symposium Program  

A listing of the films, sessions, and presenters at the Giant Screen Cinema Association's 2016 Film Expo and Filmmaker Symposium held in Los...

GSCA 2016 Film Expo and Filmmaker Symposium Program  

A listing of the films, sessions, and presenters at the Giant Screen Cinema Association's 2016 Film Expo and Filmmaker Symposium held in Los...

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