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3net launches first slate of original productions

3net, the joint venture 3D channel run by Discovery, IMAX and Sony, has unveiled its first slate of original productions after it launched a production and distribution division last month.

The company has unveiled five new series including Space, which is the first television series to be produced in 4K. Space is a three part series and tells the story of the universe from the big bang. It has been produced in association with Percolate Digital.

Other series including Marksmen, Frozen In Time: Our History in 3D, Wingsuit Warriors: Jeb Corliss Vs. The World and Daydream.

Marksmen is the first 3D stop-motion graphic novel series (pictured) and follows Drake McCoy and his band of hi-tech soldiers. The four part series is produced in conjunction with Jump! 3D.

Frozen In Time: Our History in 3D is a 3x1hour series looking at history’s most monumental milestones including World War II and the industrial revolution. It has been produced in association with Tom Jennings Productions / 1895 Films.

Wingsuit Warrior: Jeb Corliss Vs The World is a coproduction with New Wave Entertainment and follows renowned base jumper Corliss after a debilitating crash.

Daydream, which is produced with Z3D Films, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3net Studios, looks at the earth and mankind’s most spectacular creations.

“Today’s announcement marks an important first step in our ongoing mission to meet the increasing global demand for high-quality, original 3D and 4K television content head on,” said Tom Cosgrove, 3net president and CEO. “We’re proud of the diverse initial slate of live-action and animated series we have created and look forward to expanding it as 3net Studios finalizes its full 2013 development schedule.”

Tags: 3net, Discovery, Imax, Sony