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Posted by: In: News 19 Sep 2008 0 comments

Explora new titles are The Heirs to the Ark, The Lord of Sipan, Isolated, The tower of Babel and The last free men. The film directors Jos Manuel Novoa and Fernando Gonzlez Sitges present their extraordinary views on anthropology, biology and environment: from the old mochica civilization in Peru to present-day nature conservation projects throughout the world. With these new titles Explora Films closes an ambitious production season and signs some of the most successfully Spanish documentaries in last years. Explora Films is currently developing its new documentaries The Lady of Cao and The sacred valley of Ventarron, and prepares its jump to science and 3D animation technique with two new documentaries, Planet Hunters and Dinosaurs: the myth of extinction....

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Posted by: In: News 12 Sep 2008 0 comments

The documentary Penguins, the birds that wanted to be fish will participate in the XXIV Festival International du Film Ornithologique that is held at Menigoute (France) from the 28th of October to the 2nd of November. Not only more than a total of forty documentaries are screened, but also numerous conservation associations and artists concerned with environment participate in debates at the so-called Forum de la nature during this event. The documentary directed by Fernando Gonzlez Sitges which extraordinary images in High Definition were filmed in South Georgia (U.K.) and the Valdes Peninsula during more than two months, tells the amazing story of these birds adaptation to their ocean conquer through the adventures of its protagonists: a King penguin, a Magellanic penguin and a Gentoo penguin. The participation of Penguins in the XXIV Festival International du Film Ornithologique recognises the excellent documentary work that has already participated in festivals such as th...

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Posted by: In: News 10 Sep 2008 0 comments

The documentary The century of the great changes is the first of the six-part series The Heirs to the Ark. This production by Explora Films and Instituto del Trpico is directed by Fernando Gonzlez Sitges and talks about the past and the future of natural habitat conservation in Africa en the challenges of conservation societies in the new century. Produced in high definition, the shoot by the team headed by Gonzlez Sitges took place in many conservation societies y Africa and Europe along seven months. The century of the great changes got the Merit Award for Conservation Message and the Merit Award for Graphics. The excellent work of Fernando Gonzlez Sitges and Render rea, the animation studios that created the spectacular 3D graphics for The century of the great changes, are this way recognized, as well as the value of the production in its positive message and its powerful special effects. The century of the great changes is a great beginning for The Heirs to the Ark series, w...

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