Volcanoes – The Fires of Creation is a tale of science, culture, and thrilling adventure.Earth is a planet born of fire. For billions of years, volcanoes have helped create the world we know. From the continents to the air we breathe and even life itself, all have their origins in fire. These processes have created extraordinary ecosystems and wildlife habitats. With over 500 active volcanoes, the Earth is bursting at the seams with these forces of mass construction. The story of volcanoes is the story of the planet’s creation, and the story of us. With explorer Carsten Peter, dodge boulders at the edge of an active volcano in Indonesia, descend to a lava lake in Vanuatu and visit the incredible mineral deposit fields in Ethiopia. Travel across the globe to see the archeological ghost town of Pompeii and witness the devastating effects of the recent Kilauea eruption in Hawaii. Audiences will be on the edge of their seats as they discover molten worlds and exploding craters in this adrenaline-filled, immersive experience that only IMAX®/Giant Screen films can provide.

Length: 22:00 and 42:00

Film Details

  • Year Released: 2018
  • Date Released:

    October 2018

  • Alternate Titles:
  • Status: In Distribution
  • 3D: Yes
  • Run Time: 20-30, 31-50
  • Formats: DCI-compliant Digital, DCI-compliant Laser, IMAX Digital, IMAX Laser, Dome-customized 15/70, Fulldome
  • Distributor:

    SK Films

  • Produced By:

    An SK Films release of a Digital Crossing Films Production in association with the Giant Dome Theater Consortium

  • Executive Producer: Jonathan Barker, Michael Dalton-Smith, Wendy MacKeigan
  • Producer:
  • Director:  Michael Dalton-Smith
  • Associate Producer: 
  • Writer:  Karen Gordon, Michael Dalton-Smith, Wendy MacKeigan
  • Cinematography: Michael Dalton-Smith
  • Sound Editor: 

    Sound design by George Flores, sound mix by Brian Eimer (ImagesInSound)

  • Visual Effects: Jaime Jasso
  • Music/Score:  Daniel Sadowski
  • Editor: Michael Dalton-Smith
  • Narrator: Ross Huguet
  • Other Credits: Featuring Carsten Peter
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  • Adventure
  • Documentary
  • Geology
  • Nature


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