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MIPTV Picks ’09 – Megalab Antarctica

Megalab Antarctica follows the adventures and exploits of several scientists attempting to unravel those secrets by conducting experiments and research under some incredibly harsh conditions. From shots of diving under its crystal clear waters (one scientist likens the experience to diving into vodka) to CG depictions of the research conducted, Megalab shines its light on the men and women who brave what this cruel continent throws their way.
March 19, 2009


While some may think they’ve seen all they need to see of the vast frozen landscapes of Antarctica thanks to such non-fiction fare as March of the Penguins, it’s hard to deny the strange allure of the region’s icy tundra and the secrets and hidden treasures beneath its frozen surface. Megalab Antarctica follows the adventures and exploits of several scientists attempting to unravel those secrets by conducting experiments and research under some incredibly harsh conditions. From shots of diving under its crystal clear waters (one scientist likens the experience to diving into vodka) to CG depictions of the research conducted, Megalab shines its light on the men and women who brave what this cruel continent throws their way.

Partners: Creative Differences for Discovery Channel (US)
Length: 1 x 60 minutes
Aired: January 2009 (Science Channel, US)
Rights available: 2nd window opportunities in US, 1st window all other territories worldwide; all territories for home video

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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