on an African Safari
at the Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater
Discover the most dangerous animals in South Africa
in the new film, “Wild Safari 3D"
Tenn. (May 17, 2005) – The ultimate real-life adventure
takes place on the giant screen with Wild Safari 3D: A South
exciting animals, the elephant, the Cape buffalo, the rhino, the
leopard and the lion, known as the “Big Five,” have
long been considered the continent’s most dangerous animals.
Smashing the boundaries for the giant screen, nWave Pictures creates
a new cinematic experience for viewers in putting them in the
passenger seat for a South African safari using state-of-the art
live-action 3D cinematography.
From the abundant
grasslands of Addo/Shamwari to the savannahs of the Kalahari,
viewers of Wild Safari 3D make a 3,000-mile journey on
a quest for the Big Five. Tour guide Liesl Eichenberger, a young
South African zoologist and ranger, conducts the game drive for
viewers from an open vehicle and presents essential information
about the different wild animals and their habitats.
3D gives viewers a new appreciation for the beauty and grace
of creatures who have only recently been brought back from the
brink of extinction. The vitality and importance of the environments
and wildlife in South Africa are dramatically shown in 3D on the
giant screen. Cinematic immersion in the natural habitats of these
wild animals demonstrates the importance of the many conservation
efforts being made today.
large format film to capture wildlife with stereoscopic photography,
Wild Safari 3D places the viewer in an open-air vehicle
for travels through diverse South African game reserves and face-to-face
encounters with charging elephants, elusive leopards and hungry
lions. Never before has wildlife been seen with such realism on
the giant screen. The viewer is the passenger as ranger Liesl
Eichenberger conducts the game drive.
to amazing 3D cinematography Wild Safari 3D features
advanced satellite imaging techniques from a bird’s eye
view of South Africa from space.
Aquarium IMAX® 3D Theater is located in Chattanooga. Ticket
prices are $7.75 per adult and $5.25 per child, ages 3-12. Admission
to the Tennessee Aquarium is $14 per adult and $7.50 per child.
Aquarium/IMAX combo tickets are $18 for adults and $10.50 for
children. Advance tickets may be purchased online at www.tnaqua.org
or by phone at 800-262-0695. The Tennessee Aquarium and IMAX 3D
Theater are open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas and
are accessible to people with disabilities. Members enjoy unlimited
Aquarium visits and IMAX discounts. To join, call 267-FISH.
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