EXPLORE THE BEGINNING OF ANIMAL LIFE WITH THE CRITICALLY
ACCLAIMED “THE SHAPE OF LIFE” PBS SERIES NOW AVAILABLE ON DVD COURTESY OF
Burbank, CA -- As seen on PBS, The Shape of Life series is now available
for the first time on DVD from SlingShot Entertainment. Initially released
on four DVDs, each containing two complete episodes, this eight-part series
is narrated by Peter Coyote (Erin Brockovich, E.T.) and produced in association
with the National Science Foundation. The series is also available as
a 4 DVD Box Set containing all eight episodes and on VHS.
The Shape of Life tells the fascinating story of the beginnings of all
animal life. Using innovative camera techniques and stunning computer
animation, the viewer is treated to images never-before seen and presented
in spectacular detail. The series recounts the stories of revolutionary
findings and scientific breakthroughs in biology, genetics and paleontology.
“We are excited to be releasing this incredible series,” commented
Mitch Perliss, Vice President and General Manager of SlingShot Entertainment.
“It includes some incredible camera work along with breathtaking
computer animation that shows the life process as never before.”
“The Shape of Life reveals the dramatic rise of the animal kingdom
as it is being pieced together through scientific discovery,” said
Mark Shelley, Executive Producer of the series.
The Shape of Life set includes the following DVDs: Origins & Life
on the Move; The First Hunter & Explosion of Life; The Conquerors
& Survival Game; and The Ultimate Animal & Bones, Brawn &
Brains. Each DVD is priced at $19.99. The Box Set, entitled The Complete
Journey, is priced at $69.99.
Sea Studios Foundation, based in Monterey, CA, is dedicated to communicating
a sense of wonder, appreciation and respect for the world around us. By
revealing new science and utilizing stunning photography the organization
generates an exciting new brand of educational programs.
SlingShot Entertainment is the world’s largest distributor of large
format films on DVD and VHS. Located in Burbank, CA, SlingShot is affiliated
with The Enterprise Group, a multi-media conglomerate that provides a
variety of world-class services for audio, video, DVD, interactive and
live productions. SlingShot’s complete DVD collection ranges from
an eclectic mix of movies originally presented in IMAX® theaters to
cult and classic films and a host of animated features and 3D DVDs for
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