Media Releases

“Battle Castle” Lays Siege On-Air and Online - Thursday, March 1, 2012

File 226Vancouver’s Parallax Film Productions has done everything in its considerable power to push the boundaries of Real TV with their series “Battle Castle”, the new featuresque documentary airing on History Television. The show is an interactive, trans-medieval journey into castle engineering, bloody siegecraft, and epic clashes that transform mortals into legends. Hosted by UK celebrity Dan Snow, the show takes its viewers over six one-hour timeslots to Syria, France, Spain, Wales, Poland and England delving into the stories of six fascinating castles: Crac des Chevaliers, Chateau Gâillard, Dover, Conwy, Malbork, and Malaga ... Click here for full release

 

Canadian production company harnesses social media, international team to create unprecedented interactive documentary experience - Tuesday, February 14, 2012

File 218A Vancouver-area production company has created an unparalleled immersive online world for its upcoming action documentary series Battle Castle.

The six-part series, which profiles legendary medieval castles and their epic sieges, premieres on History Television on Feb. 23, 2012. But with hundreds of people talking about it on Facebook and analytics showing a social media reach of more than 1 million, it seems like the show has already aired ... Click here for full release

 

Production company captures explosive demolition in 3D - Thursday, August 25, 2011

File 239For the first time ever a film company has shot, edited and delivered a documentary on structural implosions in 3D.

Parallax Film Productions Inc. used 20 custom-rigged cameras to stereoscopically capture the implosion of a 100,000-seater sports stadium in Salvador, Brazil from every conceivable angle.

This unprecedented visual experience, originally commissioned by History Television and National Geographic Channels International, has been acquired by the 24-hour 3D channel 3net ... Click here for full release