Oscar-Nominated Feature Length Documentaries Come to ‘Smart TVs’, Smartphones, and Tablets
Mediafly and MoboVivo partner to launch Oscar-Nominated feature film documentaries on ‘Smart TVs’, Smartphones, and Tablets
January 26, 2011 – Chicago – Majestic documentaries narrated by personalities such as James Earl Jones, Charlton Heston, and Liam Neeson are now easily available to consumers everywhere at their leisure and convenience. Through first-of-their-kind applications provided by Mediafly, MoboVivo has made these documentaries available on leading platforms, including the Roku digital video player and emerging Android smartphones and tablets.
Users can choose between the free application called Lost Worlds Films Lite, or purchase the full Lost Worlds Films app on their Android device or Roku set-top box. The Lite app offers three full-length original documentaries for the viewer’s enjoyment, or, for a one-time payment of $19.99, users can purchase the full app and get 12 full-length documentaries to view at their pleasure. Featured videos include, Africa: The Serengeti, Lost Worlds, Ocean Voyagers, the Oscar-nominated Alaska, and many more.
Mediafly’s Lite and full applications are available in the Android Market and Roku Channel Store. Soon, Mediafly will make these applications available on many more smart phones, tablets, mobile and TV devices. These movies are available for the iPad, iPhone and iPod on the iTunes store from MoboVivo.
MoboVivo and Mediafly are working together to bring MoboVivo’s myScreens digital locker product and the cutting edge Social TV features of myScreens to all devices.
The complete list of movies in the complete app:
Though the antagonist in many a legend, wild canines such as wolves and coyotes are among the least understood mammals in North America today. With the help of the National Wildlife Federation, Wolves is a dramatic collection of breathtaking images from air and land of Yellowstone National Park as well as a documentary about the restoration of Canis lupus to the U.S. West. 2008.
This extraordinary and evocative film chronicles the maiden voyage of a newborn humpback whale, alongside his enormous yet gentle 40-ton mother. The film charts their perilous ocean journey during the first few months of his life. We will learn about the unique culture in which humpbacks grow up, and hear him learn to sing nature’s most complex song. 2003.
Ocean Oasis is a fascinating journey into the bountiful seas and pristine deserts of two remarkably different, but inextricably linked worlds Mexico s Sea of Cortes and the Baja California Desert. 2003.
Directed by acclaimed New York filmmaker Bayley Silleck, and narrated by silver screen superstar Harrison Ford, Lost Worlds – Life in the Balance transports audiences into hidden realms of nature and artfully engages viewers in an exploration of the mysteries of the planet’s biological diversity, arguably the most important topic of our time. 2002.
Great North features the wild vistas of some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes — the Arctic regions of Quebec and Labrador, as well as northern Sweden. This film will allow you to discover lands that words cannot adequately describe. The endless silence of the tundra. Icebergs drifting majestically on the Arctic waters. The frantic stampeding of caribou and reindeer. The elegant ballet of the aurora borealis (or northern lights). And the unceasing, ingenious efforts of northern peoples to adapt to life in an environment both harsh and rich. 2003.
The fourth and most anticipated giant-screen film produced by the National Wildlife Federation, Bears brings you closer than ever before to some of the world’s largest terrestrial animals in the full glory of their natural habitat. From polar bears in the arctic tundra to black bears in the Northern Rockies, you’ll see some of the most spectacular footage ever shot of these enterprising omnivores. 2003.
Australia, the world’s largest island and smallest continent is an exotic, intriguing land shaped by its isolation from all other lands. With thousand of miles of red desert sand dunes that characterize its famous Outback and lush coastal rainforests rich with unique wild life, Australia is a place of extremes. Australia- Land Beyond Time takes viewers on a breathtaking journey back in time to witness the birth and evolution of a mysterious land that harbors remnants of Earth’s earliest life and many of it s strangest creatures that exist nowhere else on the planet. 2003.
Antarctica takes you to a continent beyond imagination. Discover a new world and learn of Antarctica’s wildlife in a way never before possible. Antactica creates a sensation of truly being there — a remarkable film experience where, through the heartfelt words of Antarctica explorer Robert Scott, you’ll re-live the brutal hardships, wonders and isolation of the first men on this magnificent frontier. 2003.
Experience nature’s most incredible spectacles as millions of creatures undertake extraordinary journeys of survival. Enter a golden blizzard as tens of millions of monarch butterflies fill the sky in the hidden highlands of Mexico. Fly alongside migratory birds navigating by the sun, stars and instinct. Encounter the affectionate curiosity of majestic gray whales in the beautiful lagoons of Mexico’s Baja California. 2003.
The majestic beauty of Alaska is displayed masterfully in this film, which was originally presented in theaters and received an Academy Award(r) nomination for Best Documentary. The landscape of Alaska is shown in magnificent aerial shots, and “white thunder,” the spectacular sight when enormous icebergs break off from glaciers, is shown in exquisitely sharp footage. 2003.
Africa The Serengeti
Originally presented in theatres around the world this series of films is simply awesome. 2003.
A Kingdom For The Dzanga Gorillas
Deep in the heart of darkness in the lush rain forest of the Congo, is a woman with a very big heart. Italian scientist Chloe Cipoletta has dedicated her life to protecting and studying a remarkable family of lowland gorillas. Until now, these wonderful animals have lived a quiet, secret life away from people. But with human development on the horizon, the race is now on to ensure that Congo’s gorillas have a permanent home in the future. 2003.