National Geographic will turn its 3D lens to the world of the invisible, with giant-screen film “Hidden Worlds” up next for the nature production company.
“Hidden Worlds,” a 3D expos of the planet’s unseen marvels from director Louie Schwartzberg, will go through NatGeo’s Cinema Ventures group with additional funding from Lockheed Martin Corporation and the National Science Foundation. Pic will use the newest technologies to uncover natural phenoms undetectable to the human eye.
“Nanotechnology brought to life in 3D brings the minuscule to a completely new scale,” said NatGeo prexy David Beal.
The announcement comes just after NatGeo’s co-financing agreement with China’s Tiger8 Media at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
Tiger8, which will handle the film in all Asian markets, marks an important partnership for NatGeo given the recent 3D boon across that region, most notably in territories like China and South Korea.