The forthcoming film DreamScapes, part of the United Earth Project, enlists Academy Award-winning actor Kate Winslet as the voice of Mother Earth.
DreamScapes comes from Hallmann Entertainment Company and is set for international release this fall. The film, narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet, offers an unconventional visual journey showcasing the beauty and diversity of our planet. The film represents the collaborative efforts of more than 250 skilled video artists from more than 100 countries worldwide.
Writer and director Christian Machacek and producer Klemens Hallmann joined forces for this project after working together on Breathtaking and Beer-tastic!. Patrick Knapp-Schwarzenegger supports the film as executive producer.
Hallmann, CEO and producer of Hallmann Entertainment Company, and founder of the HallmannCorporate Group, says the project was a significant endeavor. “Bringing together so many talented people from many different countries was a real challenge and resulted in a multi-year editing and music composing process,” he said in a statement.
“I am particularly proud that we were able to engage Kate Winslet as our voice of Mother Earth. To have an internationally renowned actress supporting our project, we feel, has added to the gravity and uniqueness of the piece. Kate also understands and values the natural world just as much as we do, which was deeply important for us, alongside the many other people who helped to build a film with a lot of heart and soul,” Hallmann said.
Winslet shared her excitement about the project. “I was delighted to be asked to capture the voice of Mother Earth,” she said. “It’s very special to be a part of something that doesn’t focus just on the declining world, but instead gives prominence to the beauty and diversity of our miraculous planet and gives a moment for us to pause and reflect on the importance of preserving its uniqueness. With these wonderful images and evocative music, the film is a magical immersive experience.”
The film features a range of captivating visuals from across the globe. It tells the story of the planet through the changing seasons, with high-definition aerial imagery, time-lapse, and slow-motion footage. The high-speed photography techniques used unveil natural processes in an unprecedented way.
The film, accompanied by the Edwin Wendler-led soundtrack, features the international film debut of the Vienna Boys Choir and the Vienna Girls Choir. Celebrating its 525th anniversary, the Vienna Boys Choir includes children from 24 nations, reflecting its UNESCO-recognized tradition and education.
The filmmakers say DreamScapes is primarily dedicated to future generations, aiming to underline the importance of nurturing our planet. The film reunites writer-director Christian Machacek and producer Klemens Hallmann, who have previously collaborated on acclaimed international productions such as “Breathtaking” and “Beer-tastic!”. Patrick Knapp-Schwarzenegger supports the movie as an executive producer.
As the film nears its final stages of post-production, Hallmann Entertainment Company is preparing to offer “DreamScapes” to distributors at the upcoming international Marché du film, coinciding with the film festival.
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