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Ambitious 3D Civil War Series In The Works

Like I said, it’s Civil War fever folks… in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the start of the war.

Sony, Discovery and Imax are teaming to produce what they’re calling an ambitious 4-part 3D production about the Civil War, slated for a fall 2011 debut on the 3net Network, a 3D network created in a collaboration between the 3 companies.

This will be photographed in 3D by the way… so, none of that converting in post-production stuff.

Principal photography is said to already have begun on the series, which is currently titled, simply, The Civil War 3D.

THR says that the program will “combine digitized stereoscopic archival imagery from the period, scripted re-enactments and character narrative,” and will mostly be shot at the actual locations and battlefields, like Gettysburg.

David W. Padrusch (who has a background mostly in documentary filmmaking) will co-write and direct the series, which will include
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The Civil War 3D Starts Production for 3Net

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The Civil War 3D Starts Production for 3Net
3net, the joint venture 24/7 3D network from Sony, Discovery and IMAX have begun principal photography on the world's first native 3D War Documentary, it was announced today by Tom Cosgrove, President & CEO of 3net. The Civil War 3D, the most ambitious 3D series ever produced for television, will transport viewers back in time, retelling the war's most pivotal moments both on and off the battlefields from the unique perspective of both sides in the historic conflict. The four-hour miniseries is scheduled to debut on the network in Fall 2011.

"Shooting in native 3D gives us the unique ability to bring an entirely new level of depth and emotion to this epic time in history with groundbreaking storytelling that simply hasn't been possible until now," said Cosgrove. "As well, The Civil War 3D series further reflects our ongoing mission to provide the kind of immersive in-home 3D experience available nowhere else on television.
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