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Life before the dinosaurs (The)

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  00:30:00  2011  SD 16/9  Color  Sound

Sébastien Steyer, a paleontologist, is one of the rare specialists of the Permian period, when Earth was only one continent: Pangaea. At the end of this period, 90 % of the living species disappeared. Some of them, the vertebrates which live before the dinosaurs and which leave water to settle on earth, are the main forgotten of paleontology.

Producer : CNRS Images
Director : DELHAYE Claude (CNRS Images, UPS CNRS, Meudon)
Audiovisual processReal shots. Use of digital images, 3D computer graphics, film extracts and texts incrustations.
Interviews (live sound). Musics ("Elephant Steps" by D. Wilkerson et S. Kinsey. "Tremors" by D. Wilkerson. "Red Dust" by D. Wilkerson & S. Tavaglione. "Tip Toe" by D. Wilkerson & K. K. Batter. "Swampy Planet" & "Space Talk" by N. Bates. "Cat and Mouse" by D. Blackburn. "Prehistoric Art 1" & Prehistoric Ritual 2" by D. Campbell. "Burundian Sunrise" by A. Dominguez, J. Hunter Jr & J. Slott. "La Préhistoire" by B. Alexiu.
PersonnalitiesSTEYER Jean-Sébastien(Paléobiodiversité et paléoenvironnements, UMR CNRS, MNHN et Univ. Paris VI); GAND Georges(Univ. Bourgogne, Dijon); BOULAY Marc(Cossima Productions); CHABARD Dominique(Muséum d'histoire naturelle Jacques de La Comble, Autun); ANSEAUME Lemuel; GERMAIN Damien; CORVEZ Adèle; RIVAL Jacques
NotesMNHN : Museum national d'histoire naturelle.



Technical Sheet
Item No.2723
PublicLarge audience ; Specialised audience
Original SupportDV Cam 16:9
DistributionSale (private use), Sale (institutionnal use)
Delivery supportDV Cam