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