What is Racing Extinction?
Jump to navigation Jump to search. Racing Extinction is a 2015 documentary about the ongoing Anthropogenic mass extinction of species and the efforts from scientists, activists and journalists to document it by Oscar-winning director Louie Psihoyos, who directed the documentary The Cove (2009).
What makes the Discovery Channel’s “Racing Extinction” so popular?
Racing Extinction, a Discovery Channel documentary released in 2015, is full of beautiful and horrifying images that are not easily forgotten. From majestic whale sharks to slaughtered manta rays, the subjects of this new documentary reveal nature’s beauty and force viewers to confront the detrimental effects of human activity on the planet.
What kind of car was used in Racing Extinction?
Obscura Digital customized the Tesla Model S car used for the projections. Racing Extinction was generally acclaimed by critics. The film is nominated for an Emmy Award for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking. The film holds a Metacritic score of 81/100.
How many awards did Racing Extinction win?
The film received one Academy Award nomination, for Best Original Song, and one Emmy nomination. Racing Extinction premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, followed by limited theater release, with worldwide broadcast premiere on The Discovery Channel in 220 countries or territories on December 2, 2015.
What is Oceanic Preservation Society Racing Extinction?
The Oceanic Preservation Society, the group behind the Academy Award® winning film THE COVE, is back for “Racing Extinction”. Along with some new innovators, OPS will bring a voice to the thousands of species on the very edge of life. An unlikely team of activists is out to expose the two worlds endangering species across the globe.
Where was Racing Extinction filmed?
Climate change and our consumer choices are testing the planet’s resiliency. Filming of Racing Extinction took place in 10 countries. During the film’s coldest shoot, it was -20°F while filming methane escaping the Alaskan permafrost Humankind’s expanding carbon footprint imperils all life.
What is the release date of the movie extremeracing extinction?
Racing Extinction premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, followed by limited theater release, with worldwide broadcast premiere on The Discovery Channel in 220 countries or territories on December 2, 2015.