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MIPTV Picks: Surviving the Future

This cleverly crafted film illuminates the perils and possibilities within our future through expert interviews, eye-grabbing CGI and simple to digest science, pointing towards both the inescapable questions facing us, and their possible answers.
March 31, 2010


It’s a confounding paradox – humanity as a species is for the most part living longer, healthier lives, yet its home, planet Earth, is facing potential catastrophe, possibly as soon as by the end of this century. How, if we decide to pay attention, can we alter or influence the future of our species and our planet? This cleverly crafted film illuminates the perils and possibilities within our future through expert interviews, eye-grabbing CGI and simple to digest science, pointing towards both the inescapable questions facing us, and their possible answers.

Partners: Produced by Frantic Films (Winnipeg, Toronto); distributed by Cineflix International

Airing: 2010

Length: 1 x 60 minutes

Rights available: Worldwide excluding Canada

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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