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Metropolis launches new experiential film genre – more >

19 June 2019:  Attraction film specialist, East Sussex, England based Metropolis Entertainment has launched an entirely new genre in experiential films.  Working in partnership with Simworx, Metropolis has produced a spectacular aerial film featuring the breath-taking beauty and diversity of Vietnam.

The film, which was specially shot at multiple locations in Vietnam in ultra-high definition, will be used in a Simworx ‘Flying Theatre’ to be installed at Bao Son Paradise Park in Hanoi.  Visitors to the theatre will see the film projected onto a giant, spherical screen which will be complemented by dramatic suspended motion to create a truly immersive environment.

The majority of the film sequences were directed by Metropolis and shot using state-of-the-art drone mounted cameras.  In post-production at Flock London the source material was enhanced with photo-realistic animation and effects.  A specially composed music track with atmospheric audio effects compliments the visuals and is presented to the audience via ten channels of surround sound.

Metropolis’ executive producer, Ghislaine Walls said the new film here, “represents a new genre in experiential film making.  We are currently contemplating similar projects in Norway, the Middle East and other Asian locations.”

Metropolis is a world leader in experiential film production and in recent years has produced immersive films with the Red Arrows and RAF Typhoon Force as well as the Bloodhound world record breaking car and the Men’s World Cup Downhill.

Metropolis is a full service production company with other specialities in corporate and commercials productions for both broadcast and non-broadcast clients.

View the film Flying over beautiful Vietnam here.

Fly 360 simulator at Manchester Museum of Science & Industry – more >

Fly 360 simulator opens in the Air & Space Hall at Manchester Museum of Science & Industry.

Metropolis is the UK sales and service agent for these unique 360° interactive flight simulators and operates two units in a joint venture with the London Science Museum.

Over the past years the 360 simulator has proved immensely popular with visitors to Fly Zone and this success has led to the installation in Manchester.

Fly 3D with the Red Arrows – more >

Metropolis’ ground breaking film, Fly 3D with the Red Arrows, has opened at the RAF Museums Hendon and Cosford as well as Manchester Museum of Science & Industry.

Originally shot in 2010 at RAF Akrotiri, Cyprus the film was a massive success at the London Science museum until it was replaced in 2014 by a new Metropolis 3D Red Arrows production.

Holmenkollen Ski Museum, Oslo – more >

Metropolis simulation attraction set to open at Holmenkollen Ski Museum, Oslo in spring 2017.

In partnership with Massive Scandinavia, Norway’s most successful attraction operator, Metropolis will be installing a fully refurbished Morphis 3D simulator to take visitors on an exciting winter sports adventure.

The museum is Oslo’s number one tourist venue and Metropolis has produced special point of view content to give visitors the true experience of the World Cup Men’s Downhill skiing at up to 100 mph.

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