LIFE BLOOMS THIS SPRING WITH DISNEYNATURE
DISNEYNATURE’S BREATHTAKING FEATURE
“WINGS OF LIFE” LANDS ON BLU-RAY® COMBO PACK,
DIGITAL AND ON DEMAND APRIL 16, 2013,
IN TIME FOR EARTH DAY
Spring is within the air—actually—as Disneynature prepares to unveil “Wings of Life,” a spectacular, closer-than-close, high-definition take a look at the intricate world of butterflies, hummingbirds, bees and bats, and their life-sustaining collaboration with flowers. Directed by Louie Schwartzberg (“America’s Heart & Soul”) and narrated by Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep, “Wings of Life” can be obtainable on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Digital and On Demand on April 16, 2013—simply in time for Earth Day.
“In the chaos and craziness of our day-to-day lives, few of us stop to consider what’s happening behind the scenes in nature that makes our lives possible,” stated Streep. “This film is a stunning adventure that literally takes flight alongside all kinds of winged creatures—butterflies, bees and bats—each working hard to pollinate our planet.”
Stated Schwartzberg, “For me, the joy of doing this film is to be able to explore worlds that humans can’t easily experience—bats sipping nectar in the middle of the desert at night, orchid bees expertly manipulated by a bucket orchid, exotic hummingbirds flying like airborne dancers, and a clustering monarch colony with millions of butterflies. I hope to share the spectacle of nature and to spark in others the sense of wonder I have about the natural world.”
Using a number of cameras, each time-lapse and high-speed cinematography and extraordinary persistence (whereas nature took its time unfolding), filmmakers shot on location in additional than a dozen areas, starting from the El Rosario Protect in Michoacán, Mexico, to Organ Pipe Cactus Nationwide Monument Park in Arizona. “Wings of Life” options extraordinary imagery shot with digital cameras—one succesful of body charges of as much as 1500 frames per second, and the use of a pinhole lens, which allowed the
cameraman to get inside millimeters of an insect topic whereas retaining a transparent view of the background. The ensuing imagery—intimate and breathtaking—is delivered to life for audiences by spectacular high-definition image and sound high quality.
To have fun the debut of “Wings of Life,” Disneynature has made a contribution to the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund (DWCF) to guard pollinators worldwide. The DWCF has already supported greater than 20 initiatives throughout North America targeted on defending pollinators and their habitats. Grants have helped conservationists save endangered butterflies, develop habitat for honeybees and educate kids concerning the significance of pollinators and the way they might help shield them.
The “Wings of Life” Blu-ray Combo Pack features a sneak peek at Disneynature’s 2014 big-screen journey “Bears.” In an epic story of breathtaking scale set towards an imposing Alaskan backdrop teeming with life, the movie, which is presently in manufacturing, follows two mom grizzly bears as they communicate life classes to their impressionable younger cubs.
ABOUT THE MOVIE:
From Disneynature, the studio that introduced you Earth, Oceans, African Cats and Chimpanzee, comes Wings of Life — a surprising journey full of intrigue, drama and mesmerizing magnificence. Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented take a look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers is a celebration of life, as a 3rd of the world’s meals provide depends upon these unimaginable — and more and more threatened — creatures.
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg, Wings of Life makes use of riveting high-speed, time lapse and macro filmmaking to showcase in spectacular element these unsung heroes of our planet.
Avenue Date: April 16, 2013
Distributor Prebook: March 5, 2013
Prompt Retail Costs: Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD) = $39.99 U.S. And $46.99 Canada
Digital and On-Demand = Customers ought to examine with their tv supplier and/or favourite digital retailer for pricing info
Function Run Time: Approx. 80 Minutes
Score: G (U.S. and Canada)
Side Ratio: 1.85:1
Audio: Blu-ray = English: 5.1 DTS-HDMA, French and Spanish 5.1: Dolby Digital
DVD = English, French and Spanish: 5.1 Dolby Digital
Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish
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Disneynature was launched in April 2008. Its mission is to convey the world’s high nature filmmakers collectively to share all kinds of wildlife tales on the massive display in an effort to have interaction, encourage and educate theatrical audiences in every single place. Walt Disney was a pioneer in wildlife filmmaking, producing 13 True-Life Journey movement footage between 1948 and 1960, which earned eight Academy Awards®. The primary 4 Disneynature movies, “Earth,” “Oceans,” “African Cats” and “Chimpanzee,” are 4 of the highest 5 highest general grossing feature-length nature movies up to now, with “Chimpanzee” garnering a record-breaking opening weekend for the style. Disney’s dedication to conservation is a key pillar of the label and Disneynature movies empower the viewers to assist make a distinction. By means of donations tied to opening-week attendance for all 4 movies, Disneynature, by the Disney Worldwide Conservation Fund, has planted three million bushes in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest, established 40,000 acres of marine protected space in The Bahamas, protected 65,000 acres of savanna in Kenya, protected 129,236 acres of wild chimpanzee habitat, educated 60,000 faculty kids about chimpanzee conservation and cared for chimpanzees. For extra details about Disneynature, like us on Fb: fb.com/Disneynature and observe us on Twitter: twitter.com/Disneynature.
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