The 2017 documentary short film “Dream Big: Engineering Our World,” originally released in IMAX theaters, is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on July 24th via Shout! Factory. The short is narrated by Jeff Bridges, and was directed by Greg MacGillivray. Tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a 4K UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray Disc, and Digital Copy of the film are included. This is available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon now. Below (after the break) you’ll find the official announcement for this release, as well as another IMAX documentary short also coming out on 4K UHD Blu-ray the very same day.
For Immediate Release
June 7, 2018
FILMED ORIGINALLY FOR IMAX® AND GIANT SCREEN THEATRES
NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE
NARRATED BY ROBERT REDFORD
DREAM BIG: ENGINEERING OUR WORLD
NARRATED BY JEFF BRIDGES
TO BE AVAILABLE FROM SHOUT! FACTORY ON JULY 24, 2018
in 4K UHD + 3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + Digital Copy Sets
Los Angeles, CA – Get ready to explore our world in Ultra-high-definition when two critically acclaimed films National Parks Adventure(narrated by Robert Redford), and Dream Big: Engineering Our World (narrated by Jeff Bridges), are each released in a 4K UHD + 3D Blu-ray + Blu-ray + Digital copy set by Shout! Factory on July 24, 2018. Originally filmed for and seen in IMAX® and Giant Screen theaters, these stunning films will now be available in living rooms across the country.
The power of America’s national parks is undeniable. Millions have packed up the family to hike through impossibly lush forests, to gaze upon towering cliffs and deep-plunging canyons, to witness the breathtaking arcs of natural history, and, most of all, to share moments of wonder amid the protected treasures of this land.
A MacGillivray Freeman film produced in association with Brand USA and narrated by Academy Award® winner* Robert Redford, National Parks Adventure is acclaimed filmmaker Greg MacGillivray’s most visually ambitious giant-screen film to date — a film that offers not only a sweeping overview of the national parks’ history, but is equal parts adrenaline-pumping odyssey and soulful reflection on what the wilderness means to us all.
Narrated by Academy Award® winner* Jeff Bridges (Crazy Heart), Dream Big: Engineering Our World is a spectacular look at man-made marvels that will forever transform the way you think about engineering. It celebrates the human ingenuity behind engineering marvels big and small and shows how engineers push the limits of innovation in unexpected and amazing ways. It is more than a movie — it’s part of a movement aimed at bringing engineering into the forefront of our culture.Dream Big is the first giant-screen film to answer the call of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) initiative, which aims to inspire kids of diverse backgrounds to become the innovators who will improve the lives of people across our entire planet as we head into the twenty-first century and beyond. That’s why the film will be accompanied by ongoing educational, museum and community efforts to expose young people from all backgrounds to what engineering is … and what it can conjure in the world.
An education-focused 2-DVD edition of Dream Big: Engineering Our World will also be available, and will offer the complete movie along with a 150-page educator’s guide (12 lesson plans, including handouts), 10 educational shorts, 8 behind-the-scenes featurettes and 8 more short “Fun Fact” videos. This set brings the wonder of engineering to life for students everywhere.
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Studios, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.