Antarctica: On the Edge Wins Major Award at Blue Ocean Film Festival

November 25, 2014 – 5:45 pm

Evanston, IL (November 25, 2014) – Giant Screen Films is pleased to announce that Antarctica: On the Edge took home honors at this month’s Blue Ocean Film Festival in St. Petersburg, Florida. Antarctica, a new release from GSF and noted Antarctic explorer Jon Bowermaster, won the “Exploration and Adventure” category, which recognizes the best film featuring ocean exploration, adventurous exploits, research expeditions or other activities relating to ocean discovery and understanding.

“When we embarked upon this project, one of our main goals was to communicate the grand sense of adventure still present in an Antarctic expedition,” said Jon Bowermaster, director of Antarctica. “It’s extremely gratifying to be recognized for this by Blue.”

Antarctica: On the Edge is narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton and is available in 2D and 3D formats, with 20 and 40 minute versions. For more information, please contact your Giant Screen Films representative.

About Giant Screen Films
Since 1997, GSF has established itself as a pioneer in the large-format industry, producing and distributing films that push the boundaries of the medium. Through the magic of immersive sight and sound technologies, GSF’s productions challenge the imaginations of children and adults, offering an inspiring perspective on the world and an unforgettable theater experience. Meaningful educational collaborations and partnerships extend each film’s impact far beyond the theater. The company is recognized as one of the world’s leading and most active large-format producers and is based in Evanston, Illinois. For additional information, visit www.gsfilms.com

About Blue Ocean Film Festival
Blue Ocean Film Festival is an international non-profit organization that uses the power of film, visual arts, entertainment, and science to inspire ocean stewardship around the world. The annual festival has become the premier watering hole for scientist, filmmakers, explorers, artists, government leaders, celebrities and ocean enterprises, providing a springboard for individual empowerment and policy action to help save Earth’s blue life support system.