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March 29, 2023—MacGillivray Freeman Films is nearing completion of principal photography for its upcoming 40-minute giant screen film Cities of the Future: Reimagining Our World, now slated for release starting February 16, 2024, to coincide with National Engineers Week. Produced by the same team that created the award-winning film Dream Big: Engineering Our World in partnership with American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Cities of the Future explores the visionary ideas and innovative solutions engineers are employing right now as they design the smart, sustainable cities of tomorrow.
March 29, 2023—MacGillivray Freeman Films is pleased to announce it has obtained the theatrical distribution rights for IMAX and giant screen theatres for the stunning new film Lasting Impressions, an immersive 3D art and music experience from producers Princeton Entertainment Group in association with Northern Gateway Films. The film will be available starting this Summer 2023 in both 2D and 3D formats.
January 17, 2023—MacGillivray Freeman Films is pleased to announce it has entered into a distribution deal with Museum Media to represent the company’s library of giant screen educational films in museum institutions and commercial venues across Europe. The agreement comes as MFF is looking to expand the market for its educational titles beyond traditional giant screen cinemas. Museum Media is led by Berend Reijnhoudt, who served as president of the giant screen theatre Omniversum in The Hague for two decades.
November 4, 2022—Greg MacGillivray has led a life like no other, and for the first time, he’s telling his story. MacGillivray Freeman Films and Earth Aware Editions are proud to announce the publication of Greg MacGillivray’s illustrated memoir, Five-Hundred Summer Stories (Earth Aware Editions/Simon & Schuster; Nov. 15, 2022), a fascinating account of MacGillivray’s journey as an artist, a self-made filmmaker and an entrepreneur at the head of MacGillivray Freeman Films, the most successful documentary production company in history—and the first to reach the benchmark of $1 billion in worldwide ticket sales.
October 28, 2022—Historic Hotels of America has named Greg MacGillivray of MacGillivray Freeman Films recipient of its 2022 Historian of the Year Award. This award is presented to an individual for making a unique contribution in the research and presentation of history and whose work has encouraged a wide discussion and greater understanding of the history and the diverse heritages and cultures of our nation and the world. The award will be presented at the 2022 Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence Ceremony and Gala at the Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa in Point Clear, Alabama, on November 17.
March 1, 2022—MacGillivray Freeman Films is pleased to
announce production of a new giant screen film and live interactive
experience, Cities of the Future: Reimagining Our World (working title), slated for release in October 2023. Produced by the same team that created the award-winning film Dream Big: Engineering Our World in partnership with American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), Cities of the Future
explores the visionary ideas and innovative solutions engineers are
employing right now as they design the smart cities of tomorrow.
October 22, 2021—MacGillivray Freeman Films has launched a new streaming
channel, Movies for Families, featuring documentaries and digital
shorts from the extensive MacGillivray Freeman library. Documentaries
include resources for parents and educators, such as educator guides,
lesson plans, and other educational resources. The channel's website also includes a
curated list of recommended films and short-form series that align with
elementary and middle-school subjects. The subscription to Movies For
Families is $3.99 (USD) per month or $39.99 (USD) per year. Visit moviesforfamilies.tv here
May 20, 2021 -- MacGillivray Freeman Films, the world’s foremost
independent producer and distributor of original giant-screen 70mm
films, announced today a partnership with MetaMedia, one of the fastest
growing entertainment technology companies in the U.S., to bring
educational films to conventional commercial theaters and drive-ins
across the U.S. and Canada for educational and group screenings.
December 14, 2020—Stephen Amezdroz's Koala
will be the first giant screen film shot with the Blackmagic 12K camera. The film is scheduled to be released in 2022 and will be distributed by MacGillivray Freeman Films. The camera has a digital film resolution of 12,288 x 6480 through a 12K
Super 35 Sensor that has 14 stops of dynamic range, and combines 80
megapixels per frame with new colour science. https://bit.ly/34btR0y