Monday, March 28, 2011

'3D SAFARI: AFRICA' Premieres on 3net

LOS ANGELES, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stereoscopic 3D production company, Digital Revolution Studios (DRS), in partnership with Wild Eyes Productions and Executive Producer, Eric Ustian, announces the world television premiere of "3D SAFARI: AFRICA". The program is currently featured on 3net, the joint venture 3D television network from Sony Corporation, Discovery Communications and IMAX Corporation.

"3D SAFARI: AFRICA" is a 90-minute adventure documentary, hosted by Emmy award winning, Hunter Ellis. From hot air balloon rides to a wildebeest stampede, the action-packed journey through beautiful and exotic Africa becomes vividly alive in spectacular 3D. Viewers experience the animal kingdom in full-effect, from an unsuspecting zebra defending her life from a crocodile, to a mother cheetah searching desperately for her lost cub. "3D SAFARI: AFRICA" immerses audiences in an adventure they will never forget.

3D SAFARI: AFRICA is currently available to millions of DIRECTV customers across the country on 3net's channel 107. According to Executive Producer, Gina Light Tanner (DRS CEO), "DRS is proud to be on the ground floor with the premier of 3net. Our mission is to drive the emerging 3D market with the highest standards for quality productions and compelling storytelling, and '3D SAFARI: AFRICA' is a prime example of such work."

About Digital Revolution Studios:
Digital Revolution Studios is a full-service stereoscopic 3D studio specializing in the production of state-of-the art 3D content, from concept and creation to distribution. Founded by the Visual Effects Editor of AVATAR, Craig Tanner, and Executive Producer, Gina Tanner, DRS has assembled a team of highly skilled and award-winning industry professionals with a combined experience of over 60 years as leaders in stereoscopic 3D technology and production. DRS is on the forefront of all aspects of stereoscopic 3D live action capture, 2D to 3D conversion, visual effects and cutting edge post-production techniques, with projects ranging from commercials and live broadcast, to television and feature films. For more information, please visit

About Wild Eyes Productions:
For over ten years Wild Eyes has been a leading producer of reality, documentary, and other nonfiction programming. Whether it's groundbreaking 3D features, character-driven cable television series, or dynamic commercial spots, Wild Eyes' explores unique perspectives in America's backyard, overseas, and on the front lines of today's conflicts. The Wild Eyes team has worked in over 75 countries on 6 continents, and has produced for major clients like Discovery, National Geographic, The History Channel, A & E and many more. From politics and revolution, to crime and punishment, science and technology, sports, culture and art -- the mission is to help audiences see the worlds with new eyes. For more information, please visit

About 3net:
3net, the joint venture of Sony Corporation, Discovery Communications and IMAX Corporation brings together three of the world's leading media, technology and entertainment companies to provide a fully programmed, 24/7 3D network to U.S television audiences. The channel will feature the most extensive library of 3D content in the world by the end of 2011, featuring genres that are most appealing in 3D, including natural history, documentary, action/adventure, travel, history, hyper-reality, lifestyle and cuisine, concerts, movies, scripted series and more. For more information, please visit

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