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National Geographic Studios to Release ‘Living in the Age of Airplanes’ Film


National Geographic Studios, creators of research-based television, film and digital entertainment content, have announced the acquisition of the global theatrical rights to an original new film – “Living in the Age of Airplanes”.

“Living in the Age of Airplanes” explores how aviation has changed the world. 

The film was produced and directed by Brian J. Terwilliger (“One Six Right”) who says that he wants “reignite people’s wonder for one of the most extraordinary aspects of the modern world.”

Actor and pilot Harrison Ford narrates the story and the original score is by Academy Award®-winning composer and pilot James Horner (“Avatar” and “Titanic”). 

National Geographic Studios to Release ‘Living in the Age of Airplanes’

“Living in the Age of Airplanes” was shot in 95 locations in 18 countries and across seven continents, from the South Pole to the Maldives, illustrating how aviation connects countries and cultures.

The film will be available to 15/70 flat and dome film screens and to all giant screen, digital, IMAX® and museum cinemas worldwide on its release on April 10, 2015. 

Mark Katz, president of distribution for National Geographic Studios, explains that “‘Living in the Age of Airplanes’ is the perfect film for National Geographic.  Its visuals are breathtaking, it tells an amazing story and will engage audiences on a variety of levels, from adventure to geography to exploration and more, which aligns completely with National Geographic’s mission to inspire, illuminate and teach.”

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Images: National Geographic Studios

Screenshots from the film "Living in the Age of Airplanes, " to be released by National Geographic Studios on giant screens and digital cinemas worldwide April 10, 2015.

Twin Otter seaplane flying over the shallow waters of the Maldives. 

Runway in the savannas of Kenya. 

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