||LONDON¹S SCIENCE MUSEUM
AND FOX TELEVISION STUDIOS JOIN IN A STRATEGIC
PARTNERSHIP TO 'MEET THE ALIENS'
The Science Museum, London, through its commercial/enterprise arm NMSI Trading Ltd., today (3 November, 2003) announced a major Development and Production Agreement with leading international television producer Fox Television Studios (FTVS). The parties are working together to create a landmark multi-media live exhibition and video property exploring The Science of Aliens.
Together, the Science Museum and FTVS will combine the expertise of leading scientists with top designers, producers, writers and animators. They will explore the scientific basis of life on distant worlds that could exist, and will shed light on the fascinating aliens that might have evolved in these environments.
Meeting Aliens (working title) is designed to reach a worldwide audience across multiple platforms, including an international touring exhibition, a primetime event television mini series, publishing, new media, and extensive licensing and merchandising opportunities.
The exhibition and television series are due for release late 2004 / early 2005. The project will be spearheaded by Aaron Meyerson, FTVS¹s head of factual programming and Sara Milne, the Science Museum¹s Head of Commercial Exhibitions.
Robin Cole-Hamilton, CEO of NMSI Trading
Ltd.: "We are delighted that Fox Television Studios will be working with
us as partners in exploiting the Meet the Aliens¹ concept across a
range of media platforms. The Science Museum and Fox Television Studios
bring together an exciting mix of rigorous research, education, creative
story-telling, immersive environments and state-of-the-art media.
For us, creating such cross-platform portfolios of our science-based content
for audiences worldwide widens our reach and
David Grant, president of Fox Television
Studios: "We¹ve all grown up hooked on Star
Wars, Lost in Space and Star
Trek. The mystery of what alien life might really be like
is a universal obsession. The opportunity to have world-class scientists,
writers and artists exploring this fascinating subject in collaboration
with the Museum and our Studio is irresistible. The result will be
a fusion of science and storytelling that will entertain, provoke and educate
viewers throughout the globe through a
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