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    ‘Giant Hubs’ showcases some of the world’s biggest transportation hubs with international travellers and freight making their ways to far flung destinations every minute of the day and night. A 24/7 365 day a year non-stop happening. Trains, planes or maritime travel – innumerable travellers use these junctions that catapult them to new adventures every day. Giant Hubs takes the viewer behind the scenes of this almost impossible endeavour.
Maximus Films
The story of the most ambitious project ever conceived on the Internet: Google’s master plan to scan every book in the world and the people trying to stop them. Google says they are building a library for mankind, but some say they also have other intentions - to create a higher form of intelligence, something that HG Wells had predicted in his 1937 essay “World Brain”. A film about the dreams, dilemmas and dangers of the Internet.
Polar Star Films
In the war to save our planet’s future, the battleground is China, a country fighting a frightening number of environmental battles. It’s up against toxic rivers, polluted air, extreme weather events, melting glaciers, encroaching deserts and a massive and growing urban population. Yet, all across China, cutting-edge technologies are fighting back against the forces of environmental doom.
Three-year-old Audrey Marie Santo fell into a coma-like state known as ‘akinetic mutism’ after a swimming pool accident. On her return from hospital, the statues of the Virgin and saints in her bedroom began to weep and stigmata appeared on her body. 17 years later, Audrey is still in a coma, still stigmatic, and the statues continue to weep.
Nobles Gate Ltd/Channel 5, UK
Leave your time machine at home and hitch a ride with us as we take you on a journey into our future. Award-winning science journalist, Jonathan McCrea channels the spirit of adventurers from yesteryear and meets with leading scientists and innovators from Ireland and around the globe in a bid to discover their ground- breaking work. This series reveals the incredible realities of how science and technology is really shaping our future.
Tile Films
Travel the world discovering the latest science and technology behind alternative automobiles. Gain insight into what will fuel the cars of tomorrow. Host Jonathan Levit investigates the science of energy, mechanics, design and fashion of future- cars, introducing viewers to the experts and the innovators. Hydrogen, solar, electric, even atomic power... The future of automobiles is Green Wheels.
The Girl Who Makes Miracles
1 x 60’, 2005, SD
    Google And The World Brain
1 x 60’ or 1 x 89’, 2013, HD
The Great Guide To The Future
3 x 60’ or 6 x 30’, 2016, 4K
    Green China Rising
1 x 60’, 2012, HD
Mandarin Films/Parkview Group/CICC
Hoff Productions/Voom HD
Giant Hubs
6 x 60’, 2018, HD
Green Wheels
12 x 30’, 2007, HD

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