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THE Film of 2018 - Oceans: The Blue Planet Pre-leasing Now


THE Film of 2018 - Oceans: The Blue Planet Pre-leasing Now

Evanston, IL (December 15, 2017) – Following this years GSCA Conference, which featured a first look at Oceans: The Blue Planet, BBC Earth and Giant Screen Films were able to give a sneak peek of the full length feature to a few industry colleagues. The response to this first cut of the film has been unanimously positive, with theaters heralding the film as the guaranteed giant screen blockbuster of 2018.

Oceans: The Blue Planet is pre-leasing now for worldwide release on March 16, 2018 in all giant screen formats. The film, by the creators of the groundbreaking Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II series, will take audiences of all ages on a global odyssey, revealing the untold stories of the ocean’s most astonishing creatures. Here is what theaters are saying:

“To any of my colleagues who haven’t yet seen it, Oceans: The Blue Planet is the film of 2018.”
– Charlotte Brohi, Vice President, Film Programming, Houston Museum of Natural Science

“There have been several great large-format films on the ocean topic, but this one may be the very best of them. My staff and I absolutely loved it.”
– Gil Perez, Director of Film & Guest Operations, Museum of Science and Industry Chicago

“One of the best giant screen films about the oceans in many years.”
– Don Walker, Director of Guest Services, Tennessee Aquarium

"An incredible film…visually beautiful, educationally powerful and important.”
– Rodney Daniels, Director of Guest Services, Security & Theater Operations, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

"With beautiful shots of unusual creatures and unique behaviors, it’s sure to delight audiences!"
– Wendy Grant, Director of Marketing and Communications, Fleet Science Center

"Our theater has exhibited many great ocean films over the years. Oceans: The Blue Planet is visually compelling and looks to be as strong as any."
- Robin Doty, Manager, Mugar Omni Theater & 4-D Theater, Museum of Science, Boston

Oceans: The Blue Planet will be available in all formats: 2D & 3D, Dome-customized 15/70, DCI-compliant Digital, IMAX Digital, IMAX Laser, Fulldome Digital.

Contact your Giant Screen Films rep for pre-leasing terms and more information.

About Giant Screen Films (GSF)
For over twenty years, GSF has established itself as a pioneer in the large-format industry, producing and distributing films that push the boundaries of the medium. Through the magic of immersive sight and sound technologies, GSF’s productions challenge the imaginations of children and adults, offering an inspiring perspective on the world and an unforgettable theater experience. Meaningful educational collaboration and partnerships extend each film’s impact far beyond the theater. The company is recognized as one of the world’s leading and most active large-format producers and is based in Evanston, Illinois. For additional information, visit

BBC Earth is a global portfolio brand that invites audiences everywhere to engage with the wonders of our universe. We bring amazing premium content, television and experiences to the world, across multiple platforms including branded channels, live events, digital & social media, AR/VR, theatrical releases for cinema & giant screen films, and consumer products. We believe that celebrating and connecting with our world is more important than ever, across nature, science, space and the human race. Along with our partners we are continually innovating to find new stories and experiences to bring insight, enlightenment and fresh perspectives to inspire us to think and feel differently about our world. From the epic to the everyday, BBC Earth brings you face to face with heart-pounding action, mind-blowing ideas and the sheer wonder of being part of this amazing planet we call home.