3D Line-up Expanding for Discovery, Sony and IMAX
December 14, 2010
CULVER CITY, CALIF: Another round of programming has been announced
for the 3D channel slated by Sony, Discovery and IMAX for a 2011 launch. Six
new titles have been added to the line-up. All will be natively produced in 3D.
Four new series were announced. “Bullproof” is the working title about a series
focused on bull-riding and the guys who dress up like clowns to distract the
beasts when riders are down. It will be produced by Wild Eyes Productions and
Digital Revolution Studios.
“High Octane,” another working title, will feature “motocross, jet skiing,
rock-climbing, bungee jumping and other extreme action sports” in 3D. Produced
by Electric Sky Productions.
“Making the Brand,” working title No. 3, will bring the stereoscopic view to
the production of goods, from hand-made crafts to mechanized mass-produced products.
Produced by Electric Sky Productions.
Discovery will provide the exclusive U.S. premiere of “Ghost Lab,” a one-hour
3D special episode of the network's investigative series on paranormal activity. Produced
by Paper Route Productions and Go Go Luckey Entertainment.
“Open Season” is the first feature-length animated film from Sony Pictures
Animation. Martin Lawrence voices Boog, a domesticated grizzly bear, who’s
world is turned upside down by Ashton Kutcher’s Elliot, a scrawny, fast-talking
wild mule deer.
From IMAX comes “Space Station,” a special event telecast narrated by Tom
Sony, Discovery and IMAX previously announced a programming line-up that
included the likes of “Attack of the Giant Jellyfish,” “Cloudy with a Chance of
Meatballs,” and “Africa in 3D” among others.
Sony, Discovery and IMAX announced their 3D joint venture in January. Discovery
agreed to provide the network, sales and technical support as well as 3D rights
to its content and promotion. Sony is contributing advertising, corporate
sponsorship and 3D rights to film and music content. IMAX is also providing
licensing for future 3D films and patented image technology.
See. . .
October 18, 2010
: “3D Slate Bowed by Sony
Discovery and IMAX”