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EXPLORERS OF SCIENCE

 

PARIS UNDER THE SEA / TRAVEL IN A NEW EARTH


> PROJECT
short film for Ville de Paris, 2012
52 mn in project

In this adventure across the period of Eocene we explore a strange earth covered with tropical forests and warm oceans. Museums open their laboratories and collections to examine fossils that come back to life with CGI.

The collections of museums (Paris, London or Washington), reveal a period shared by several continents and discovered in Paris.
From the late Cretaceous to early Oligocene, the film takes us through science and technology, in an unknown period of Earth history : the Eocene.

BRIDGES OF THE WORLD


> PROJECT
7X52mn HD - Pilote (Paris)

From roman period to new green projects, bridges make history of cities. The series explores centuries of bridges building across rivers and seas.

Archeologists and engineers help to rebuild monuments and (dangerous) life above the waters.

ANCIENT WAYS

Let's discover ancient and lost civilizations, thier myths, monuments and daily life.

OLYMPIA : THE ORIGINS OF GAMES


> IN PRODUCTION
52mn HD - coproduit avec Kalisté, pour France Télévisions

Archeology and experimental athletics
gestures help to recreate images of the
ancient Olympics games.
Crossing drone filming and 3D/CGI we reveal
the architecture of the sanctuary. Life scenes
introduce the days of games when athletes
competed on the stadium.

Special high speed camera catch like artistic
gestures of reenactment sportsmen.

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7 WONDERS : LEGENDARY MONUMENTS


> IN PRODUCTION
Série 7 X 52mn / 90mn TV / 40 mn IMAX

The birth and the fall of the 7 most enigmatic
monuments of Ancient time.
Decades after their archeological discovery,
the 7 Wonders still evocate mysteries about
their construction techniques, their functions or
even real architecture.
With archeologists and engineers we travel to
Egypt, Mesopotamia and ancient Greek cities
to solve 7 enigmas.

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GIANTS OBELISKS


> PROJECT
SERIES 2 X 52mn / 90mn TV / 40 mn IMAX

The secrets of the giant obelisks that
fascinated 4 nations in a race for Egyptian
trophies.

In the footsteps of the 19th century early
Egyptologists, we discover the ruins of Thebes
temples and the last giant obelisks. In Luxor,
Ramses II erected two giant granite "needles".
From Aswan quarry to Paris, London and New
York we follow the destiny of the monuments.

THE JOURNEY OF THE OBELISK


> EN DISTRIBUTION
52mn, 2014 - with France télévisions

Egypt, 1 300 B.C., Ramses II orders to build two giant obelisks at Amon temple (Luxor) in Thebes. The story begins at the Aswan granite career down the Nile river. We follow the "first life" of the stone to become a giant and golden monument. In 1828 Champollion asks the Pacha of Egypt to give to France the obelisks.

A 6 years expedition full of dangers succeed to bring an obelisk to Paris in 1836. Shoot in Egypt, Italy, U.K and France, the film presents original CGI/3D animations and fictions.

Interviews with Historians and Egyptologists reveals some of the secrets of the Egyptian way to cut, sail and erect giant stones in front of the temples. 

LUTECE : A ROMAN CITY UNDER PARIS

> EN DISTRIBUTION
52mn, 2014 - with France télévisions

Who were the first Parisians ?
From Celtic village to the fall of Rome, we
discover the childhood of the French capital
city.


We cross archeology and 3D to rebuild
buildings and meet Parisians in their daily life.
This investigation in the undergrounds sites
and museums laboratories presents emotional
objects that guides us in drama scenes using
reenactment.

ATLANTIS : THE MINOAN THEORY

> PROJECT
Série 2 X 52mn / 90mn TV

The source of the Atlantis myth ?
3 500 years ago, a great culture of the
Mediterranean sea mysteriously disappeared.
With advanced technology, an early alphabet
and new cities, the Minoans broke the borders
of History. From Cretan palaces to merchant
vessels how did the Minoans live? How did
they influence other cultures?
Our expedition follows the Cretan coasts, the
ancient sea roads and the unique island of
Thera (Santorini) the "prehistoric Pompei".


PAX ROMANA

> PROJECT
SERIES 7 X 52mn / 90mn TV

Life in the first global civilization
For 4 centuries the roman civilization has
spread and consolidated over a vast territory.
With its power based on force, technology,
trade and a comfortable lifestyle, how Rome
was able to convince many people to live in
peace under its empire?
Ep : "Thermae", roman baths - "Gladiators", games
and blood - "Religion", gods and cults -"Bread and
Wine", cook and drink -"Trade", peace and business
-"Mare Nostrum", the roman Mediterranean -
"Emperium", the armies of Rome.


THE GOLD OF CRESUS


> PROJECT
52mn

Was Croesus really rich as Croesus?
King of Lydia, Croesus was one the richest
man of the world. Ancient writers wrote he
found the river that gave half-legendary king
Midas the power to change everything in gold.
In Turkey we visit ancient cities and gold mines
to search for the mythical Pactolus river. We
investigate on what’s mythical and what’s real
in the Croesus rich and dramatic life.


OSIRIS : MURDER ON THE NILE


> PROJECT
52mn

The myth of Osiris is linked with the
geography and history of ancient Egypt.
Most of the "mysteries" of this god, a month of
celebrations on the Nile, were secret
ceremonies.

How can ancient texts and
archeology reveal the real cults from the
darkness of the temples ?


 

LIGHT AND SHADOWS OF MIDDLE AGES

 

PARIS MEDIEVAL


> PROJECT
52mn / 90 mn

Lights and shadows of a royal city
Dead in 1380, Charles V is one of the greatest
architects of the Middle Age. From Louvre
castle to Vincennes, we explore a lost Paris.
Reconstructed monuments (Bastille, walls,
port, palaces,...) and narrow streets take us on
an amazing journey into the colorful medieval
Paris. Luxurious royal court contrasts with the
dark side of the city full of dangers (riots,
crimes) and disasters (flood, fire, pest,...).


RICH HOURS OF MIDDLE AGES


> PROJECT
SERIES 4 X 52mn / 90 mn

If we could cross into the wonderful
medieval images...
One of the graphic medieval treasure The Very
Rich Hours of the Duke of Berry presents a
collection of realistic paints of daily life around
lost castles of French provinces.
We explore the amazing seasonal landscapes
of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.
Archeology and art help us to rebuild the true
vision behind the pages in wonderful CGI.


WE BUILT NOTRE DAME


> PROJECT
52mn

1160. The Bishop of Paris decides to build a
gothic cathedral in the small island of Paris:
Notre Dame.
The building of Notre Dame is a story of
elevation: from the underground crypt to the
sky in the top of the towers, we discover how
the workers and artist challenged to build the
high gothic church. From the deep mines to
fine statues the stones tell their own stories
and reveal extraordinary secrets.


THE VIKING SIEGE OF PARIS


> IN PRODUCTION

SERIES 2 X 52mn / 90 mn

November 885. The Vikings are attacking
Paris in an epic siege.
Based on a true story by the monk Abbon of
Saint Germain and a fictional scandinavian
saga, the film innovates by presenting the war
from two sides: the Franks and the Vikings.
From a scandinavian village to the fortified
walls of Paris we discover the daily life of a
Viking army involved in on the most
spectacular siege of early Middle Ages.


 

 

 


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