May 17, 2016—nWave Pictures is pleased to announce an agreement with Paris-based N3D LAND Films for the co-production and distribution of the giant screen documentary film Full Charge—The Power of Innovation (formerly Icarus’ Revenge). Set against the backdrop of the record-breaking Solar Impulse 2 round-the-world flight, the 40-minute film will explore how breakthrough technologies can be developed and applied to solve our planet’s increasing need for clean, efficient, economic and renewable sources of energy.
Written and directed by award-winning filmmakers Pascal Vuong and Ronan Chapalain (SeaRex 3D and D-Day: Normandy 1944), the film features a captivating mix of astounding landscapes, sweeping aerial shots and hyper-realistic CGI. By combining live-action and animated sequences, the filmmakers have created an immersive world in which they explore the science, innovation and adventure behind the world’s quest for sustainable energy solutions.
“I am now convinced that an IMAX 3D film is an innovative and very entertaining way of storytelling, and I am sure it is the medium that best matches the importance and greatness of what we are trying to accomplish,” stated Bertrand Piccard, Initiator and President of the Solar Impulse project.
Full Charge—The Power of Innovation will be released in Spring 2017 in both 38-minute and 20-minute versions to IMAX® theaters, DCI-compliant digital cinemas and dome theaters. Available formats include: 3D and 2D – 4K/2K digital, IMAX® digital, IMAX® laser and 15-perf./70mm 2D film.
“nWave Pictures is excited to partner with one of our industry’s most respected filmmakers to bring Full Charge—The Power of Innovation to the giant screen,” said Eric Dillens, Chairman of nWave Pictures. “With this new film, Pascal’s team at N3D LAND Films builds on their record of award-winning giant screen films that both entertain and inspire audiences worldwide. At nWave Pictures Distribution we have a dedicated sales and marketing team who are committed to bringing films of the highest standard to our giant screen audiences, while providing exceptional educational support and promotional tools for our theater partners.”
Catherine Vuong, N3D LAND CEO and producer, says, “We are thrilled to have signed with nWave Pictures Distribution, a company that shares not only our love of the big screen but also our ambition to reach, entertain and educate audiences of all generations.”
“While the human adventure is enthralling and captivating, it’s not that simple to make environmental issues—and, in particular, renewable energies—exciting and thrilling for an all-age audience,” says director Pascal Vuong. “With this film, Ronan Chapalain and I are exploring new and immersive ways to educate family audiences on energy issues. Above all, we aim to inspire them to action by examining some of the truly innovative technological solutions being developed throughout the world in the race to reduce global warming and to preserve our future on earth. ‘To both teach and entertain’ was Jules Verne’s motto. It is definitely ours now at N3D LAND.”
The film’s official website is http://www.fullcharge-thefilm.com
About nWave Studios
nWave Pictures Distribution is the sales and marketing arm of nWave Studios, a company founded in 1995 by filmmaker Ben Stassen and media entrepreneur Eric Dillens. nWave is a market leader in the distribution of high quality and innovative 4D/3D attraction films, 3D/2D ride simulation films and 3D/2D educational documentaries for giant-screen theaters and digital 3D cinemas. The company specializes in producing and distributing compelling content for location-based entertainment sites and institutional venues, including the recent Colossus Productions giant screen hit Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland. nWave’s award-winning digital animation studio launched its first feature-length film, Fly Me to the Moon, in 2008, and in 2016 released its fifth feature, Robinson Crusoe (The Wild Life). nWave Studios is headquartered in Brussels (Belgium) with North American sales offices in Burbank (California) and Port Orange (Florida). More information at http://www.nWave.com or http://www.twitter.com/nWave or http://www.facebook.com/nWavePicturesDistribution
About N3D LAND Films
N3D LAND Films is a production company founded in 2005 by Pascal Vuong, Catherine Vuong and Ronan Chapalain. Known for their expertise in the stereoscopic computer-generated imagery (CGI) field, the company’s goal is to restore the link between science and entertainment, as originally established by visionary author Jules Verne. Through a symbiotic partnership with top scientists, engineers and talented artists, the team combines creativity and significant experience in 3D CGI filmmaking to transmit knowledge about various scientific and technological fields to the general public in an entertaining way. For more information about our company, please visit http://www.N3DLand.com
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Source: nWave Pictures