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Galapagos 3D was shot in 4K 3D

nWave Pictures has acquired IMAX distribution rights to Galapagos 3D, the documentary written by David Attenborough and narrated by Jeff Cowin from Colossus Productions (London, UK).

Galapagos 3D is now playing at the Houston Museum of Natural Science (TX,USA) and will be launched this May both at the Tennessee Aquarium (Chattanooga, TN, USA) and Moody Gardens (Galveston, TX,USA) followed later this year by the Arizona Science Center (Phoenix, AZ, USA). It will be available in 38- and 20-minute versions in 3D stereoscopic format as well as in 2D and 4K and will be released in Denmark, Mexico, Ecuador, China and many other countries. Watch the trailer here under.

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Galapagos 3D Trailer

The Story

In the vastness of the Pacific Ocean, there is a paradise unlike any other: the Galapagos. Amongst these remote volcanic islands, life has played out over millions of years in relative isolation. The result is a wonderland of nature, with a remarkable collection of plants and charismatic animals that have all adapted to this unique environment.

Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt. Dance with the tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Swim with tiny penguins thousands of miles away from their natural habitats. This is a story of discovery, of survival against the odds, and of nature's ingenuity, all brought to life in stunning 3D.

Shot in 4K 3D

Galapagos 3D was filmed in 4K resolution and native 3D on location over a 10-month period in 2012, and the entire production lasted 15 months.

Who is Who

A presentation of Colossus Productions in association with SKY 3D, and distributed exclusively worldwide by nWave Pictures Distribution, the 40-minute film is written by renowned naturalist David Attenborough, produced by Anthony Geffen and directed by Martin Williams.

The film's official website is here and the trailer can be seen on nWave's YouTube channel.

nWave Studios

nWave Studios, an associate company of StudioCanal, is the first fully integrated digital studio in the world specializing exclusively in the production and distribution of stereoscopic/3D films. The studio’s history dates back to 1993, when it was founded by Ben Stassen and D&D Entertainment Group, a TV production company.

The company quickly established itself as the world’s leading independent producer and distributor of specialty films for location-based entertainment and institutional venues. In 2011, nWave secured a co-production, co-financing and worldwide distribution deal for four new feature-length 3D animated films with Paris-based Studio Canal including “The House of Magic 3D” set for release December 2013. nWave Studios is headquartered in Brussels (Belgium) with a sales office in Burbank, CA, USA. nWave Pictures Distribution is on Facebook.

More Info

Galapados3D is on IMDB.

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