Giant Screen Films and BBC Earth are proud to announce that the BBC Earth’s first two giant screen releases – Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D and Tiny Giants 3D – took home honors last week at the Giant Screen Cinema Association Awards in San Francisco. Walking With Dinosaurs: Prehistoric Planet 3D won “Best Visual Effects” while Tiny Giants 3D won “Best Sound Design.”
“BBC Earth is very committed to the giant screen medium and market,” said Neil Nightengale, Creative Director for BBC Earth. “We’re honored to receive such high accolades from the theater community for Prehistoric Planet and Tiny Giants and especially thankful to the theaters that have booked these films. With multiple new releases on the horizon including Wild Africa at the end of the year, we look forward to playing a large part in the giant screen community for a long time to come.”
“We’re really pleased that the giant screen industry has greeted BBC Earth’s entry into our market so enthusiastically,” said Don Kempf, President of Giant Screen Films. “These awards speak to the appreciation the theater community has for the outstanding production and creative abilities of BBC Earth. Prehistoric Planet and Tiny Giants have been tremendously successful, and I look forward not only to the continued rollout of these films, but also to the huge potential of BBC Earth’s future projects for the giant screen.”
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 BBC EARTH
BBC Earth is a global factual brand which seeks to inspire audiences in the UK and worldwide with the most incredible sights, stories and characters from the natural world. Commercially and internationally the brand is managed by BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC. Since launch the brand has grown across multiple platforms including branded blocks on television, live events, social media, visitor attractions, theatric releases for cinema and giant screen films and online on BBC.com. From 2015 the BBC Earth brand will launch new channels internationally that will be dedicated to bringing audiences premium factual content.