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Posted by: In: News 16 Jul 2010 0 comments

Produced by Explora Films, this series tells the story about the different species that inhabit these islands the geographical islands and the continental islands and how they have to confront the local rules of survival, which, surprisingly, have a lot in common. In its 6 episodes we will know the particular stories of a marine iguana on the Galapagos Islands, a group of lemurs in Madagascar, a tiger in Sariska National Park in India, a deer in the south of Jersey Island (U.K), two grizzly bears on Kodiak Island (Alaska), an orang-utan in Borneo, and a crocodile in Papua New Guinea are some of the protagonists of this story about adapting to local paradises. Through them, we will learn about the problem of living in isolation, the challenges of surviving in the limited space of an island, the competition to find a niche to exploit, and the alliances established among the different animals so that they can reach their most important goal: the survival of the species. MEDIACOR...

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Posted by: In: News 02 Jun 2010 0 comments

  Explora Films, a point of reference throughout the world for documentaries produced in Spain, will present its latest nature and travel productions at La Rochelle, June 21-25.. Elephants are the leading players this year, as they take the stage in a new special produced by the Natural History team—“Elephants—the Twilight of the Giants” (1 x 52’). This HD documentary, which was filmed over a two-year period of time in India, Kenya, Tanzania, Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic, provides a window into the life of these colossal creatures. We are guided by a young mother, a weathered matriarch and an expert mother who leads her son to a bai for the first time ever—a clearing in the jungle where elephants gather. For 52 minutes we are able to observe the social relationships, intelligence, sensitivity and needs of these giants, who are literally being stripped of their living space by our species. “The Kingdom...

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Posted by: In: News 15 Mar 2010 0 comments

The documentary series features three 52-minute episodes and is produced by Orbita Max in co-production with Televisió de Catalunya. The series follows the story of the first contemporary expedition across the entire Arabian Peninsula, passing through Syria, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Cultural and natural riches are discovered on a journey taken by geophysicist and explorer Pascuale Scaturro and photographer Michel L’Huillier. Journalist and producer Jordi Llompart directed the series, having previously directed the documentary IMAX film The Mystery of the Nile (2005)—a huge international success with more than 9.5 million viewers. His recent project Magical Journey to Africa is also worth noting. The first fictional European feature with live sound to be filmed entirely in stereoscopic 3D, it will premiere in all cinemas (3D digital, 35mm and IMAX) on May 7th, 2010. With more than 20 years of experience in the productio...

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Posted by: In: News 04 Mar 2010 0 comments

Explora Films, a point of reference throughout the world for documentaries produced in Spain, will present its latest nature and travel productions at Cannes, April 12-16. Elephants are the leading players this year, as they take the stage in a new special produced by the Natural History team—“Elephants—the Twilight of the Giants” (1 x 52’). This HD documentary, which was filmed over a two-year period of time in India, Kenya, Tanzania, Republic of the Congo and the Central African Republic, provides a window into the life of these colossal creatures. We are guided by a young mother, a weathered matriarch and an expert mother who leads her son to a bai for the first time ever—a clearing in the jungle where elephants gather. For 52 minutes we are able to observe the social relationships, intelligence, sensitivity and needs of these giants, who are literally being stripped of their living space by our species. “The Kingdoms of the Himala...

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Posted by: In: News 23 Dec 2009 0 comments

For its second year in a row, Explora will attend NATPE. This market is the reference for TV contents in America, especially for Latin countries. This year an 8% increase of attendants is expected. During the market our new productions LA JOYA (1 x 52') and THE LADY OF CAO (1 x 52') will be premiered . LA JOYA will introduce the ancient Peruvian civilization of the Sachapuyos, while THE LADY OF CAO will discover the misteries around the first female ruler found in Latin America, who belongs to the Moche culture, also in Peru. Besides, a catalog of more than 80 high-end documenataries is brought to the market. Explora will be located at THE HOTEL under the umbrella AUDIOVISUAL FROM SPAIN. If you wish to arrange an appointment you can do so in the following e-mail address: explora@explorafilms.com...

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Posted by: In: News 26 Oct 2009 0 comments

“Yasuni: Green Gold” a documentary project by Fernando Gonzalez Sitges has been selected by Miradas Doc 2009. Explora Films will attend the market MIRADAS DOC. This market will take place in Tenerife between the 2nd and the 6th of November. Consolidating its privileged position at international documentary industry. “Yasuni: Green Gold” will be shoot in Ecuador, Spain, UK and Holland. Deep within the Ecuadorean Amazon, there is a park that is considered home to the greatest biodiversity in the world. It is Yasuní National Park, which was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1989. Yasuní is a paradise on Earth, but a paradise that has its own tempting apple. Because Yasuní National Park is literally floating on oil. Today the future of Yasuní is hanging by a thread. And Ecuador is not a rich country that can afford to ignore the enormous profits of oil. Backed by the declarations made by Rafael Correa, the President o...

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Posted by: In: News 26 Oct 2009 0 comments

El largometraje documental “El Señor de Sipán” dirigido por Jose Manuel Novoa ha sido seleccionado por el Festival Internacional de Cine Arqueológico del Bidasoa en su novena edición. El Museo Romano Oiasso de Irun presenta el IX Festival Internacional de Cine Arqueológico del Bidasoa que se celebrará en Irun los días 17, 18, 19, 20 y 21 de Noviembre de 2009. El Festival tiene como objetivo dar a conocer la arqueología al público en general, mediante la difusión de obras audiovisuales resultado de los trabajos de los arqueólogos, asegurando la promoción y divulgación de dichas obras. El largometraje documental “El Señor de Sipán” está coproducido por Explora Films, El Deseo y RBA; con la participación de TVE, Sociedad Geográfica española, Endesa, Edelnor, el Programa MEDIA y el ICO. El descubrimiento de la tumba del Se&ntild...

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Posted by: In: News 02 Oct 2009 0 comments

The episode “Blood Brothers” of the documentary series “The Heirs to the Ark” has been directed by Fernando González Sitges, and has been co-produced by Explora Films and Institución del Trópico. “Blood Brothers” has been selected by TELENATURA to compete against some of the most prestigious programmes, produced among others, by National Geographic, ZDF, ORF, MIXER etc. “TELENATURA´s aim is to promote knowledge and respect for nature, through the exhibition of high quality films. The documentary series “The Heirs to the Ark” is enjoying a successful career. The series have been awarded with the Merit Award for Conservation Message and the Merit Award for Graphics at the International Wildlife Film Festival. Also it has been selected at the Durban Wild Talk Africa 2009, Valle d'Aosta International Nature Film Festival Cogne Gran Paradis, etc. The documentary series have been acquired by some of the m...

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Posted by: In: News 29 Sep 2009 0 comments

Explora returns to Cannes to launch the new productions in the most important TV trade show of the world. This time 4 new hours are to be introduced with the usual quality seal of the company. Among those new titles stand out 2 new wildlife specials and 2 new productions of anthropology, culture and travel. The crocodiles and the zebras will be the protagonists of the new wildlife specials while we will travel to Papua New Guinea and Ivory Coast to meet their people and deeply-rooted traditions. Unseen footage of the new archaeology films THE LADY OF CAO and LA JOYA are to be shown for the first time or the pilot of the animation project RUMBO & CHIP, which production is expected to start by the end of this year, 2009. Explora Films returns to the international market as one of the key production and distribution companies in the factual programming, consolidating its role as reference company in the documentary field made and produced in Spain to the world....

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Posted by: In: News 29 Sep 2009 0 comments

The film, THE LORD OF SIPAN, directed by Jose Manuel Novoa continues its succesful performance in several international film festivals across the world. This time the 8th edition of the International Festival of Archaeological Film in Brussels, presents the most prestigious productions in the fileld in conjunction of conferences in Archaeology and History. The organization recognizes this film produced by Explora Films, El Deseo & RBA as one of the best documentaries in Archaeology during 2008. Like the seven past editions, there are up to 5 awards to be attributed to the best production in archaeological film. One of them is directly attributed by the public itself....

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