Dinosaurs of Antarctica
Now Showing at the Omni Theater
The first original large-format dinosaur film in over a decade, Dinosaurs of Antarctica will introduce you to the amazing and bizarre prehistoric creatures that inhabited Antarctic forests and swamps hundreds of millions of years ago. With major support provided by the National Science Foundation, the film follows a team of paleoecologists on a quest to understand the southern continent’s profound transformation, from a warm and bio-diverse Mesozoic to the frozen desert we know today.
“Dinosaurs of Antarctica checks so many boxes for museum cinemas—a science and natural history odyssey, dazzling locations, industry-first drone, and camera technology, next-level CGI, a robust NSF-funded outreach package and a subject that always, always appeals to our fascination—dinosaurs,” said Andy Wood, producer of the film. “Dino enthusiasts will delight in the new-to-science animals brought to life for the first time on a cinema screen.”
“This subject is surprising and novel for kids and adults,” said Deborah Raksany, producer. “It’s awe-inspiring to imagine prehistoric Antarctica as lush, green and filled with life, and the story of research and discovery on a remote, frozen glacier is equally compelling,” she said. “This film will reveal science ‘beyond the bones,’ exploring ecology, climate science and other timely topics that will meet curricular objectives and fascinate lifelong learners.”
Want to dive deeper into the incredible age of dinosaurs? Explore the Museum’s DinoLabs and DinoDig to learn about the dinosaurs that roamed your own backyard millions of years ago and to bring them to life using creativity and imagination!