6 x 23 min science-travel documentary series
“The Great Guide to the Future” (6 x 23 min) is an ambitious, informative and visually stunning science-travel documentary series that will reveal what our future will look like to mind-blowing effect. It will premiere on TV3’s newest channel, be3, on Sunday 26th February at 7pm. Made with the support of TV3, Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI).
- Executive Producer – Stephen Rooke
- Producer – Deborah Kuleff C
- Writer / Director – Martin Dwan
- Presenter – Jonathan McCrea
- Director of Photography – Ronan Fox
- Sound Recordist – Dave Dorgan
- Editor – Kevin Cooney
Leave your time machine at home and hitch a ride with us as we take you on a journey into our future. Over six episodes our award-winning science journalist, Jonathan McCrea, will channel the spirit of adventurers from yesteryear and meet with leading scientists and innovators from Ireland around the globe in a bid to witness their ground-breaking work.
Relationships, Wildlife, Housing, Tourism, Energy, and E-Waste. What do they look like today, and what will they look like in the future? The Great Guide to the Future promises to reveal the incredible realities of how science and technology is really shaping our future.
Over six episodes, our stunning series will feature incredible locations rarely explored on screen. From Robot Restaurants in Tokyo, to exotic wildlife sanctuaries in the Galápagos Islands, our cameras will sweep in to find Jonathan immersed in a universal issue. Relationships, Wildlife, Housing, Tourism, Energy, and E-Waste. What do they look like today, and what will they look like in the future?
Along the way we will meet with leading scientists and innovators from Ireland and across the globe to discover how their ground-breaking work will shape our planet. We will witness the engineering that will revolutionize our homes, and meet an inventor who believes that we are ready for a robot society. We’ll learn how the power of virtual reality could be the key to protecting our most cherished sites, and find out if there is any hope for our rapidly disappearing wildlife. We’ll also meet the change-makers trying to create a world free of electronic waste, and look to the stars to learn about the mind-blowing energy source that could power Earth for years to come.
This series will challenge the audience to think, can we learn from the past? And can science and technology help forge a better tomorrow? “The Great Guide to the Future,” promises to take the “fiction” of out Sci-Fi, and reveal the incredible realities of how science and technology is really shaping our future.