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Living In The Age of Airplanes Debuts

Living in the Age of Airplanes

Living In the Age of Airplanes

If you are an airplane enthusiast, you would not want to miss this documentary narrated by Harrison Ford being screened at selected IMAX theaters and museums worldwide starting on April 10, 2015.

Living in the Age of Airplanes Movie Poster
Living in the Age of Airplanes Movie Poster – – Image taken from National Geographic’s website on April 10, 2015 (All Rights Reserved)

Details

The documentary premiered onboard a special Emirates A380 flight early this week while circling above the Los Angeles skies and features the following:

  • 47 minutes long
  • Shot in 95 locations in 18 countries
  • Visited all 7 continents
  • 4 persons crew
  • Shot with Alexa (capable 120 frames per second)
  • Camera weighs 55 pounds with the tripod weighing an additional 60 pounds

Production

  • Director: Brian J. Terwilliger
  • Producers: Terwilliger and Bryan H. Carroll
  • Director of Photography: Andrew Waruszewski
  • Music Composer:  James Horner
  • Editor: Brad Besser

Terwilliger is known to aviation enthusiasts for his 2005 high-definition documentary “One Six Right,” which told the story of general aviation and the role the local airports.

In the new documentary, the director/producer recalls airports as”portals to the planet,” suggests that “If we couldn’t fly, we probably wouldn’t go,” and poses the question “And if we didn’t go, how different would our lives be?”

Living in the Age of Airplanes will be shown in the following locations starting on April 10, 2015. More spots will come on board in the following months (refer to this link for the updated list).

Living in the Age of Airplanes IMAX theatres list
Living in the Age of Airplanes IMAX theatres list – Image taken from National Geographic’s website on April 10, 2015 (All Rights Reserved)

Not convinced? Here is the trailer to the documentary:

Analysis

Airplanes are some of the be biggest machines invented. This documentary pushes the cinematic envelop in our obsessions with how flying machines evolved from steam to jet engines. It included black and white archived footages combined with ultra high definition shots of today.

Living in the age of airplanes
Living in the age of airplanes- Image taken from National Geographic’s website on April 10, 2015 (All Rights Reserved)

IMAX is the perfect medium to showcase these marvels and allow the audience to submerge into the experience (refer to some of the promotional shots below courtesy of National Geographic).

Living in the Age of Airplanes
Living in the Age of Airplanes –  Image taken from National Geographic’s website on April 10, 2015 (All Rights Reserved)

Final Call

This is a documentary not to be missed for any airplane enthusiasts. See you at the theaters.

 

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