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MIPCOM Picks 2012: Speed Kills

This three-part series uses high-speed Phantom cameras and CGI to depict the lethal grace with which animal predators kick into high gear and launch their attacks.
September 25, 2012

Partners: Produced and distributed by Earth-Touch; Broadcasters: Smithsonian Channel, National Geographic Channel

Length: 1 x 45 minutes

Airing: October 2012

Rights available: Worldwide terrestrial rights (excluding North America)

Recent tech developments have made ultra slo-mo a tantalizing treat for factual producers and viewers alike. This three-part series uses high-speed Phantom cameras and CGI to depict the lethal grace with which animal predators kick into high gear and launch their attacks. With episodes focused on jungle, ocean and savannah-dwelling creatures, Speed Kills provides an adrenaline-spiked glimpse of the split-seconds that create the chasm between the quick and the dead, and reveals the physiology behind the fast-movers.

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