Two Game of Thrones episodes to screen on IMAX

January 7, 2015 – 5:25 pm | Permalink

Time reports:

Two Game of Thrones episodes are to become the first parts of any television series to appear on IMAX, befitting the vastness of the series’ universe and the epic nature of its drama.

HBO will screen episodes 9 and 10 from season four, as well as an exclusive trailer for season five, at 150 IMAX screens nationwide from Jan. 23 to 29. Tickets go on sale Tuesday.

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James Cameron’s Deepsea Challenge 3D: New 40-Minute Film for IMAX, Giant Screen & Digital Cinemas Opening January 16

January 7, 2015 – 3:28 pm | Permalink

James Cameron and National Geographic Studios Present with Earthship Productions

‘JAMES CAMERON’S DEEPSEA CHALLENGE 3D’

Plunge to the Ocean’s Depths with the Academy-Award Winning Filmmaker and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence in the New 40-Minute 3D/2D Film for IMAX®, Giant Screen, and Digital Cinemas Opening in North America on January 16

WASHINGTON, DC (January 6, 2015)— There are human footprints on the moon and rovers on Mars, but our deepest oceans remain a mystery. Largely unexplored, these dark depths are Earth’s last frontier, yet they could unlock clues to understanding our planet. That notion inspires a history-making scientific expedition at the heart of a new large format film adventure from National Geographic Studios. On January 16, audiences will voyage to the ocean’s deepest point with the opening of “JAMES CAMERON’S DEEPSEA CHALLENGE 3D,” a celebration of science, courage, and extraordinary human aspiration specially formatted as a new 40-minute giant screen film experience for release in IMAX®, dome theaters, and digital cinemas in museums and science centers around the world. The new film is a companion to the full-length feature documentary of the same name released in August 2014.

Directed by John Bruno, Andrew Wight and Ray Quint, “JAMES CAMERON’S DEEPSEA CHALLENGE 3D” is a story about determination, danger and a journey to the ocean’s greatest depths, in which the risks are astounding and the 3D footage is breathtaking. It follows the scientific expedition led by Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Cameron (Avatar and Titanic), a National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and veteran of eight deep ocean expeditions — whose boyhood dream was to be an underwater explorer. Presented by James Cameron and National Geographic in association with Earthship Productions, Inc., it is a Wight Expedition Film in Association with Beyond Productions. Executed in partnership with Rolex, with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the film is executive produced by James Cameron. Lisa Truitt is executive producer for National Geographic. Andrew Wight and John Garvin are the writers, and Jules O’Loughlin, ACS and John Stokes, ACS, are the directors of photography.

In the new film, giant screen audiences will follow Cameron and his team through the process of designing, building and deploying the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER, a specially designed, spherical-shaped sub custom-built with cutting edge technology and heat-treated steel to protect him from the crushing water pressure he will encounter descending to these hadal depths. At 16,000 pounds per inch, he compares the extreme pressure to perching two Humvees on your thumbnail. The film then chronicles Cameron’s record-breaking dive to a depth of 35,787 feet to the Challenger Deep, the earth’s deepest point, on March 26, 2012.

The DEEPSEA CHALLENGER is not a stunt vehicle made for breaking depth records; it’s designed as a science platform from top to bottom. The submersible is equipped with a hydraulic manipulator arm for taking samples, a sample tray, push cores for collecting sediment, a payload bay for instruments, and two 3-D cameras, on the boom and the arm, for capturing images of the landscape and life-forms in some of the world’s deepest zones.

Through the immersive giant screen experience, audiences enter the submersible with Cameron, plunging into otherworldly underwater realms, diving ever deeper as they accompany him on numerous science gathering missions throughout the film. In Papua New Guinea, he stops to explore how volcanic forces that destroyed one island are the same ones that helped create the deep ocean trench there. Understanding what is happening to the seascape at these depths could help scientists better predict underwater earthquakes and tsunamis, which underscores the importance of designing vehicles that can make such deep dives.

The film then captures the events of Cameron’s history-making solo dive. Risk and danger are ever-present on the expedition–both above the surface and below. A number of potentially life-threatening system failures occur in rapid succession during the key test dive, which could render the sub utterly helpless underwater–causing some heart-pumping moments. The primary launch event also pushes everyone’s abilities to the limit – taking place in high seas at night in conditions that could turn the sub into a 12-ton swinging wrecking ball.

The expedition culminates in Cameron’s risky but momentous solo descent, almost seven miles beneath the ocean’s surface, to the deepest part of the Mariana Trench, the Challenger Deep. Forty miles long and two miles wide, the area is put in context this way by Cameron: “You could put Mount Everest on the bottom and four Empire State Buildings on top of that and not even break the surface,” he says.

DEEPSEA CHALLENGE’s spectacular 3D captures the exhilaration of exploration in the haunting, lunar-like landscape of the Mariana Trench and the bizarre, alien-like sea creatures he observes in the ocean depths throughout the 13 dive expedition–from gelatinous holothurians to shrimp-like amphipods. Researchers are still analyzing the 68 new species discovered during the journey. James Cameron and his team’s bold expedition is an inspiring reminder that there is still much left to explore on this planet and that we learn exciting things when we push our human boundaries.

For details on the film, go to www.nationalgeographic/movies.com. To learn more about the expedition, visit www.DEEPSEACHALLENGE.com; follow on Twitter @DeepChallenge or use #deepseachallenge; or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/deepseachallenge.

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Austin, Texas’ Bob Bullock IMAX switches to digital

January 5, 2015 – 5:54 pm | Permalink

The Austin Chronicle reports:

In a move that is becoming more and more common, the Bullock Museum IMAX Theatre announced they will be trading in their 70mm film projectors for digital ones.

The storied theatre will shut down on Jan. 5 to begin the digital conversion: Replacing the projectors, upgrading the audio system, and mounting a new screen in the 400-seat theatre that has been serving Texas audiences since 2001. They have allotted a month for the endeavor, with the re-opening slated for Feb. 6.

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Jiang Wen’s Gone with the Bullets Scores Strong IMAX® Launch At Chinese Box Office With Estimated $4.2 Million

January 5, 2015 – 2:24 pm | Permalink

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Dec. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX; TSX: IMX) today announced that Gone with the Bullets, esteemed Chinese director Jiang Wen’s follow-up to 2010 local blockbuster Let the Bullets Fly, scored $4.2 million on 185 IMAX screens, making it one of the largest-ever opening weekends for a Chinese IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastered) film.

Gone with the Bullets, from Beijing Buyilehu Film & Culture Co. Ltd., began its record IMAX debut in China with an opening-day gross of $1.2 million, the highest IMAX opening for a locally produced film ever in that country. The film also earned nearly $250,000 in midnight grosses. The record opening launch in IMAX is especially notable considering it falls outside the highly lucrative Chinese New Year period.

Moreover, in anticipation of the Chinese release of Gone with the Bullets, IMAX opened more than 20 new screens on the mainland.

“We congratulate our partners at Buyilehu Film & Culture and director Jiang Wen for making such a creative and successful follow-up to the blockbuster, Let the Bullets Fly,” said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. “We’re excited to have been part of this record-setting launch and thrilled that Chinese movie-goers chose to see Gone with the Bullets in the most immersive way possible in IMAX theatres.”

The IMAX® 3D release of Gone with the Bullets will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience® with proprietary IMAX DMR® (Digital Re-mastering) technology. The crystal-clear images, coupled with IMAX’s customized theatre geometry and powerful digital audio, create a unique environment that will make audiences feel as if they are in the movie.

About IMAX China
IMAX China is a wholly-owned subsidiary of IMAX Corporation, and is incorporated under the laws of Hong Kong. IMAX China was established by IMAX Corporation specifically to oversee the expansion of IMAX’s business throughout Greater China.

About IMAX Corporation
IMAX, an innovator in entertainment technology, combines proprietary software, architecture and equipment to create experiences that take you beyond the edge of your seat to a world you’ve never imagined. Top filmmakers and studios are utilizing IMAX theatres to connect with audiences in extraordinary ways, and, as such, IMAX’s network is among the most important and successful theatrical distribution platforms for major event films around the globe.

IMAX is headquartered in New York, Toronto and Los Angeles, with offices in London, Tokyo, Shanghai and Beijing. As of September 30, 2014, there were 880 IMAX theaters (751 commercial multiplexes, 19 commercial destinations and 110 institutions) in 60 countries.

IMAX®, IMAX® 3D, IMAX DMR®, Experience It In IMAX®, An IMAX 3D Experience®, The IMAX Experience® and IMAX Is Believing® are trademarks of IMAX Corporation. More information about the Company can be found at www.imax.com. You may also connect with IMAX on Facebook (www.facebook.com/imax), Twitter (www.twitter.com/imax) and YouTube (www.youtube.com/imaxmovies).

This press release contains forward looking statements that are based on IMAX management’s assumptions and existing information and involve certain risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. These risks and uncertainties are discussed in IMAX’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and most recent Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q.

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Two-Time Golden Globe® Nominee Ewan McGregor Will Narrate Humpback Whales A New Underwater Adventure Documentary By Macgillivray Freeman Films, Presented By Pacific Life

December 18, 2014 – 4:24 pm | Permalink

Splashing into IMAX® 3D and Giant Screen theaters beginning February 13th

LOS ANGELES – December 18, 2014 –MacGillivray Freeman Films (MFF) today announced that two-time Golden Globe® nominee, Ewan McGregor, will narrate Humpback Whales, an underwater 3D adventure documentary for IMAX and other giant-screen theaters directed by two-time Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Greg MacGillivray (The Living Sea, Dolphins, Everest). The film, presented in association with Pacific Life, will be released beginning February 13th, 2015.

Legendary documentary filmmakers, MacGillivray Freeman Films, bring their exhilarating giant-screen storytelling to one of the most enormous and vastly fascinating creatures on earth in Humpback Whales – an immersive ocean adventure that invites audiences to dive first-hand into the mysterious realm of these 55-foot, 50-ton aquatic mammals. In a splashing, gliding, musical mix of 3D imagery, underwater splendor and scientific exploration, the film asks the compelling question: what might life be like from a humpback’s point of view. Once feared as monsters, and very nearly hunted to extinction, today humpbacks are in the midst of a slow but remarkable recovery.

Humpback Whales marks the prolific large-format film company’s first entertainment-focused film exclusively on whales. The MacGillivray Freeman Films team took it as an occasion to apply all of their cumulative cinematic experience to the telling of one of the most compelling wildlife stories of our time: how humpbacks were brought back from the brink of destruction to set off a new wave of scientific discovery and human fascination with their one-of-a-kind, gargantuan beauty.

“We are thrilled to have Ewan McGregor narrate Humpback Whales,” says Director Greg MacGillivray. “He is a tremendous talent and his passionate narration will help to bring the audience on this incredible immersive journey with these complex and astounding creatures. We hope the film excites and inspires people to better understand the humpback whale, as this mammal is critical to the ecological health and survival of the ocean.”

“We are proud to be part of bringing this film to life and helping to educate the public about these truly amazing animals,” said Tennyson Oyler, Vice President of Brand Management & Public Affairs for Pacific Life. “Our partnership with Humpback Whales helps showcase that the whale is more than just a company logo for us. It demonstrates our ongoing commitment to the future.”

Often hailed as one of the finest actors of his generation, Ewan McGregor consistently captivates audiences with a diverse line-up of roles across a multitude of genres, styles and scope. From his breakthrough role as the heroin-addicted Mark Renton in Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting, to the legendary “Obi-Wan Kenobi” in Star Wars Episode I: The Phanton Menace, to starring as “Christian” opposite Nicole Kidman in the Oscar and BAFTA award-winning musical Moulin Rouge, McGregor’s career has been highlighted by a continuous string of bold and daring performances. McGregor can currently be seen on stage, making his Broadway debut as “Henry” in Tom Stoppard’s Tony® Award-winning play “The Real Thing,” directed by Sam Gold, opposite Maggie Gyllenhaal. The play opened on October 30, 2014 and will run until January 4th, 2015 at the American Airlines Theatre in New York.

McGregor’s upcoming film roles include Mortdecai the film adaptation of Kyril Bonfiglioli’s book “The Great Mortdecai Moustache Mystery,” opposite Johnny Depp. Lionsgate is set to release the film on January 23rd, 2015. He is upcoming in Rodrigo Garcia’s Last Days in the Desert which is set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January. He will also star in Gavin O’Connor’s Jane Got a Gun, out September 4, 2015, where he plays the leader of an outlaw gang. The film also stars Natalie Portman and Joel Edgerton. Among McGregor’s additional upcoming film roles are the action crime-drama Son of a Gun where he plays a notorious criminal who has escaped from prison, and the political thriller Our Kind of Traitor opposite Stellan Skarsgard as well as Don Cheadle’s Miles Davis biopic. McGregor is a devoted and influential philanthropist, and serves as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF UK, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.​​

About Humpback Whales
A MacGillivray Freeman film presented by Pacific Life, Humpback Whales is directed by Greg MacGillivray (The Living Sea, Dolphins, Everest) and produced by Shaun MacGillivray (To The Arctic, Grand Canyon Adventure). Filmed with 15perf / 65mm IMAX® cameras, Humpback Whales is written and edited by Stephen Judson (Everest, To The Arctic) with a musical score by Steve Wood (Journey to the South Pacific, To The Arctic). www.humpbackwhalesfilm.com

About MacGillivray Freeman Films
MacGillivray Freeman Films is the world’s foremost independent producer and distributor of giant-screen 70mm films with 38 giant-screen films to its credit. Throughout the company’s 50-year history, its films have won numerous international awards including two Academy Award® nominations and three films inducted into the IMAX Hall of Fame. MacGillivray Freeman’s films are known for their artistry and celebration of science and the natural world. It is the first documentary film company to reach the one billion dollar benchmark for worldwide box office. www.macgillivrayfreemanfilms.com.

About Pacific Life
Offering insurance since 1868, Pacific Life provides a wide range of life insurance products, annuities, and mutual funds, and offers a variety of investment products and services to individuals, businesses, and pension plans. Pacific Life counts more than half of the 100 largest U.S. companies as its clients. For additional company information, including current financial strength ratings, visit www.PacificLife.com. Pacific Life refers to Pacific Life Insurance Company and its affiliates, including Pacific Life & Annuity Company. Client count as of June 2014 is compiled by Pacific Life using the 2014 FORTUNE 500® list.

New poster, images from The Great Apes

December 18, 2014 – 1:00 pm | Permalink

nWave Pictures Distribution has released a new poster and images from the Giant Screen film, The Great Apes.

The film brings us face to face with some of the world’s rarest primates. Featuring chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans and the magnificent mountain gorillas, the film captures the emotional connection we all experience when encountering such extraordinary creatures.

The film is currently playing in IMAX, Giant Screen, and other specialty theaters.



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Museum Exhibition Veteran Greg Krogen Joins D3D Cinema

December 18, 2014 – 12:12 pm | Permalink

Evanston, IL (Dec. 18, 2014) – D3D Cinema is pleased to announced the hiring of museum industry veteran Greg Krogen as Vice President of Theater Sales and Business Development. Krogen comes to D3D with 13 years of experience creating and touring traveling exhibitions to museums, science centers, zoos, and aquariums around the world. During his tenure at Minotaur Mazes, he oversaw numerous exhibition tours and played a key role in multiple development partnerships with non-profit and for-profit organizations. Krogen is passionate about supporting informal institutions by providing memorable, content driven experiences with strong revenue potential.

“We are very excited about Greg joining D3D Cinema,” said Don Kempf, President of D3D. “Our company is very proud of the new museum and aquarium-based digital theaters that we have opened over the past several years, and we are now stepping up further in our efforts to expand the market for educational documentary programming and exhibition. I am confident that Greg can really play a big role in all of this.”

“I’m excited to bring D3D Cinema’s extensive film library and digital theater innovations to museums around the world,” said Krogen, “and the newly-launched Cinefolio program for medium and small institutions is a must-do, all-access pass to 3D cinema that I can’t wait to share.”

ABOUT D3D CINEMA
D3D Cinema offers complete digital 3D cinema solutions and services to museum and attraction industry clients worldwide, providing a unique partnership approach to cinema design and 3D content production built around four core capabilities – theater design and installation; touring exhibition theaters; an award-winning library of 3D content; and custom signature film production. Comprised of institutional theater specialists, D3D excels in bringing first-to-market immersive cinema technologies to its clients, offering technology-agnostic consultation, strategic planning, installation, content production & distribution, operational support, and ongoing service. D3D is headquartered in Evanston, IL with offices in Philadelphia, Ottawa, Canada and Valencia, Spain.
www.d3dcinema.com

Journey To Space Unveils New Era of Deep Space Exploration in Dramatic Giant Screen Film Format

December 12, 2014 – 2:46 pm | Permalink

K2 Films, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of K2 Communications, and Giant Screen Films have teamed up to tell the exciting story of what the next chapter of space exploration will bring both near-term and long-term. Through visually stunning imagery, and in collaboration with leading space experts, Journey To Space showcases the exciting plans NASA and the space community are working on and the challenges they must overcome to carry out missions, once considered science fiction, and now science fact, such as landing astronauts on Mars. The film calls attention to the reality that the space program did not die with the end of the Shuttle Program in 2011. It is instead, vibrantly alive.

The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., was selected for the World Premiere, with additional theaters throughout the U.S. and worldwide committed to show the film in both 2D and 3D over the coming months, beginning in February. The film captures the spirit of human exploration and describes how it is at the core of our own DNA.

“No longer science fiction, a human mission to Mars is in the planning stages, and major steps are being taken to make it a reality within a generation,” said Bob Kresser, CEO of K2 Films “Our goal in making this film was to tie together the actual hardware being built with the tremendous planning under way that will make the next steps in space exploration the most far-reaching in our history.”

The names of the new machines that will carry out these missions will soon enter our lexicon.

– “Orion” is NASA’s first spacecraft designed to carry humans on long-duration deep space exploration missions. Orion will take humans to interplanetary destinations beyond low Earth orbit and return them safely back home. For instance, a round-trip to Mars via Orion will take two-and-a-half years as compared to the Apollo trips to the moon, which took 12 days.

– “Olympus,” an inflatable transit habitat, is an early concept, 45 ft. – 50 ft. diameter module that would provide astronauts the work area and living space necessary for long-duration missions. Smaller versions have already flown in space, and a full-scale version is shown undergoing ground testing

– The Space Launch System, or “SLS,” is the giant rocket that will carry both of the previously mentioned spacecraft and provides the enormous lift necessary to send them on many historic missions. SLS will also carry the needed Mars landers and ascent vehicles to get astronauts to the surface of Mars and back up to the Orion mothership for their return trip to Earth. SLS will generate over nine million pounds of thrust and can launch hardware into orbit equivalent to the weight of 22 elephants.

Journey To Space also gives a fitting tribute to the Shuttle Program and the 355 astronauts who flew on the 135 Shuttle missions. This historical chapter in the film is in the first one-third of the movie and describes how the Shuttle took many of the big steps that helped us understand how to live and operate in space. In fact, it’s the lessons learned during those many steps that have enabled the future missions covered in the film.

The film also gives a strong overview of the Shuttle’s last major project – the launch and assembly of the International Space Station (ISS). The ISS is a joint collaboration of 15 nations and is operating 24/7 providing a true home and science lab in space like no other. ISS crews’ tours of duty have averaged six months, and NASA will begin one-year duration missions starting in 2015. Researchers expect the one-year mission to yield beneficial knowledge on the medical, psychological and biomedical challenges explorers may face as they venture to an asteroid, Mars and beyond.

Overall, Journey To Space provides a timely review of how NASA has been transitioning from the end of the Space Shuttle Era to a much more ambitious future that will forever change how we live and operate in space as a species.

To view the trailer online, click the following link: https://vimeo.com/113317048

To download the trailer, click the following Dropbox link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/po22xfg9in4rj9g/AAANn9GiWIyYQ5i-4s1J9GOna?dl=0

About K2 Films
Recognized as leaders in Giant Screen documentary cinema, K2 Films, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of K2 Communications (K2), brings a wealth of success and experience in all aspects of production, global distribution and marketing. Additionally, K2’s distribution arm counts more than 65 large screen format films in its library for non-theatrical distribution, plus more than 25 films for digital and large format theater distribution.

K2 also operates the only comprehensive Giant Screen consumer/fan website, BigMovieZone.com. For more information, consult www.k2communications.com.

About Giant Screen Films
Since 1997, Giant Screen Films (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, Ill. For additional information, visit www.gsfilms.com.

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Images from Living in the Age of Airplanes

December 11, 2014 – 5:35 pm | Permalink

National Geographic Studios has released the first images from upcoming film, Living in the Age of Airplanes.

The film takes audiences on an epic journey through 18 countries and across all seven continents as it presents a unique perspective on how the airplane has changed the world.

Living in the Age of Airplanes opens in IMAX, Giant Screen, and other specialty theaters April 10, 2015.



Twin Otter seaplane flying over the shallow waters of the Maldives. Screenshot from the film “Living in the Age of Airplanes,” to be released by National Geographic Studios on giant screens and digital cinemas worldwide April 10, 2015.


Director of Photography Andrew Waruszewski (right) framing a shot with Producer/Director Brian J. Terwilliger (left) in Rome, Italy, for the new film “Living in the Age of Airplanes,” to be released by National Geographic Studios on giant screens and digital cinemas worldwide April 10, 2015. Photo by Matt Reilly.


Producer/Director Brian J. Terwilliger and Director of Photography Andrew Waruszewski on location at Kona Airport, Hawaii, for the new film “Living in the Age of Airplanes,” to be released by National Geographic Studios on giant screens and digital cinemas worldwide April 10, 2015. Photo by Matt Reilly.


Runway in the savannas of Kenya. Screenshot from the film “Living in the Age of Airplanes” to be released by National Geographic Studios on giant screens and digital cinemas worldwide April 10, 2015.

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National Geographic Studios to Release Original Film ‘Living in the Age of Airplanes’ to Giant Screen, Digital, IMAX® and Museum Cinemas Worldwide

December 11, 2014 – 5:22 pm | Permalink

Film is narrated by Harrison Ford; original score is composed by James Horner

WASHINGTON (Dec. 11, 2014)—National Geographic Studios has acquired the global theatrical rights to the film “Living in the Age of Airplanes,” which takes audiences on an epic journey through 18 countries and across all seven continents as it presents a unique perspective on how the airplane has changed the world. It will be available to 15/70 flat and dome film screens and to all digital screens when it is released worldwide on April 10, 2015.

Produced and directed by Brian J. Terwilliger (“One Six Right”), “Living in the Age of Airplanes” is narrated by actor and pilot Harrison Ford and features an original score by Academy Award®-winning composer and pilot James Horner (“Avatar,” “Titanic”). The film was shot in 95 locations around the globe, from remote places like the South Pole and the Maldives to historically significant sites of ancient civilizations. The narrative weaves together the profound ways that aviation has transformed our lives, connecting countries and cultures while expanding horizons and minds.

“Since we were all born into a world with airplanes, it’s hard to imagine that jet travel itself is only 60 years old, just a tick on the timeline of human history,” said Terwilliger. “Yet practically overnight, our perception of crossing continents and oceans at 500 mph has turned from fascination to frustration. I want to reignite people’s wonder for one of the most extraordinary aspects of the modern world.”

“‘Living in the Age of Airplanes’ is the perfect film for National Geographic,” said Mark Katz, president of distribution for National Geographic Studios. “Its visuals are breathtaking, it tells an amazing story and will engage audiences on a variety of levels, from adventure to geography to exploration and more, which aligns completely with National Geographic’s mission to inspire, illuminate and teach.”

For more information, visit www.airplanesmovie.com.

About the National Geographic Society

With a mission to inspire, illuminate and teach, the National Geographic Society is one of the world’s largest nonprofit scientific and educational organizations. The member-supported Society, which believes in the power of science, exploration and storytelling to change the world, reaches over 600 million people each month through its media platforms, products and events. National Geographic has funded more than 11,000 research, conservation and exploration projects, and its education programs promote geographic literacy. National Geographic Studios is the video/film production arm of the Society, which creates research-based television, film and digital entertainment content. For more information, visit www.nationalgeographic.com and find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, YouTube and Pinterest.

About Terwilliger Productions

Terwilliger Productions is an independent production company based in Los Angeles that produces high-quality, thought-provoking films. The company is best known for the aviation documentary “One Six Right,” a film that celebrates local airports as unsung heroes, which was distributed worldwide. For more information, visit www.terwilligerproductions.com.

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