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April 24, 2023—Oceanic Films, HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, and SK Films announce the release of their upcoming documentary, Blue Whales: Return of the Giants 3D, the inspirational story of blue whales and their journey to recovery. Narrated by the award-winning actor Andy Serkis (Lord of the Rings, Star Wars), and scored by Academy Award- winner Steven Price (Gravity), the film is set to open in giant screen theaters and museums on May 25, 2023. The film was produced by Oceanic Films with major funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and is the third collaboration between SK Films and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios (Amazon Adventure and Backyard Wilderness).
August 18, 2022—The Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation, Dorsey Pictures, distributor SK Films and their partners are proud to announce that Wings Over Water has been named as a finalist for the Best Ecosystem Film and Sound Categories at the Jackson Wild Media Awards. The Awards will take place on September 29 at Seewinkel National Park in Austria. In addition, the film has also been nominated for the Children’s Award at the prestigious Wildlife Film Festival in Rotterdam. The awards will take place October 8 in the Netherlands.
March 1, 2022—The Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation, Dorsey Pictures, their
partners Ducks Unlimited, and Audubon, and distributor SK Films are
proud to announce that Wings Over Water
has been named as a
finalist for the Web of Life–Long Form Award at Jackson Wild’s World
Wildlife Day Film Showcase. Winners will be announced March 3.
October 5, 2021—Congratulations to BBC Earth and SK Films on winning Best Cinematography for Antarctica at this year's Jackson Wild Media Awards! Cinematographers include Alexander Vail, Hugh Miller, John Aitchison, Rolf Steinmann, Mark MacEwen, John Brown, Bertie Gregory, Pete McCowen, Ted Giffords, Dan Beecham, Espen Rekdal, and Justin Hofman.
This year’s Jackson Wild award submissions included over 750 category entries from nearly 30 different countries. Finalists were selected by more than 150 international judges who together screened over 3,000 hours of media. A distinguished panel of final judges from around the globe selected the 2021 Jackson Wild Media Award Winners directly prior to the Summit. Winners were announced during the Jackson Wild Media Awards Ceremony on Sept. 30, 2021. Antarctica is produced by BBC Earth and distributed by SK Films. Click here for more information about Antarctica.
And click here for a full list of the Jackson Wild Media Award winners.
August 4, 2021—Congratulations to all the Jackson Wild Media Awards finalists! Included in this year’s finalists are giant screen productions from GSCA members BBC Studios Natural History Unit and SK Films for Antarctica
, nominated for Ecosystem-Long Form, Original Music Score, Cinematography, and Educational/informational; and Terra Mater Factual Studios and Cosmic Picture for The Arctic: Our Last Great Wilderness
, nominated for Educational/Informational.
March 5, 2021—Congratulations to Backyard Wilderness
on winning People & Forest: Long Form in the Jackson Wild World Wildlife Day Film Showcase. The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), Jackson Wild, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) teamed up to organize an international film showcase focusing on the immense value of our planet’s forests, their extensive ecosystem services and the millions of human livelihoods they sustain. The festival featured over 275 films from all over the world. Backyard Wilderness
is produced by Archipelago Films, Arise Media, HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, SK Films and Reconsider. The film is distributed by SK Films. See a list of all the winning films and nominees here
Benedict Cumberbatch to Narrate; Trailer Premiere Nov. 25
November 25, 2020—SK Films and BBC Earth Natural History Unit announce the release of their upcoming documentary, Antarctica
, which will be narrated by Academy Award® nominee actor, Benedict
Cumberbatch. The film is set to open in select giant screen theaters
and museums in 2021. Trailer premieres on November 25.
June 19, 2020—SK Films, Dorsey Pictures, Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation and Archipelago Films announced today that Wings Over Water
, narrated by award-winning actor Michael Keaton, will release in IMAX and giant screen theaters in the spring of 2021.
2019—BBC Studios are excited to
announce that SK Films has been appointed as the theatrical distributor for Antarctica:
Into the Unknown, BBC Earth’s next IMAX®/giant screen
film produced by the world-renowned BBC Studios Natural History Unit. SK Films
will distribute Antarctica in all formats.