2111 (6 x 60′) – What will the major cities in Latin America look like in 2111? What will be the new and innovative means of transportation and energy? How will the everyday life of its citizens be transformed?
This mega production, narrated by Mexican journalist Idzi Dutkiewicz, uncovers a spectacular tomorrow by exploring clues that exist in the present, associated with surprising and modernist projects of the Latin America of the future. Each episode focuses on a specific theme, including architecture and urban planning, transportation and energy, health, education and entertainment.
Viewers are able to explore the Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Buenos Aires of tomorrow, asadvanced 3D computer animation creates real life models of cities, houses, public spaces and future modes of transportation, integrating these into today’s Latin America. Filmed in Japan, Korea, England, Spain and the United States, the series features the opinion of renowned futurologists in the areas of science, technology and culture, revealing until now unseen possibilities.
In addition, the state-of-the-art series with its high-end production values and unique attributes attracted major advertisers, whose brands are prominently featured in relevant environments. Premier brands such as American Airlines, Samsung, Oracle, Bridgestone and FedEx signed on to take part in one of the largest original integration projects ever developed by the Discovery Solutions team.
Episode 1. Architecture and urban planning (Saturday, November 19, 2011 at 8 PM E/P)
To find out what the cities of Latin America will be like in the future, this episode looks at the world’s most cutting edge developments in urban planning, homes, office buildings and construction. Each of the world class reports and interviews offer viewers clues to what the urban landscape of Latin America could be like in 100 years, recreating different Latin American cities with spectacular 3D images.
Episode 2. Health and wellbeing (Saturday, November 26 at 8 PM E/P)
This episode highlights the revolutionary medical and scientific findings that will lead the way to preventing and curing the world’s major illnesses. Leading experts explore the latest advances in genetics, robotic prosthesis, nanotechnology and organ printing, offering clues that will allow viewers to create an image of the average Latin American inhabitant of the future and the main physical changes they will undergo.
Episode 3. Transportation and energy (Saturday, December 3 at 8 PM E/P)
What will transportation be like in the Latin America of the future? What fuels will power the vehicles and cities? This episode showcases the world’s most futuristic developments in transport and automobiles and how they will be integrated into Latin American cities by using 3D technology. The episode will also examine the energy sources of tomorrow, touring the research and production centers that are at the cutting edge and looking at how this will impact the region.
Episode 4. Daily life (Saturday, December 10 at 8 PM E/P)
Developments in technology around the world will act as springboards to bring to life the house of the future, exploring different common parts of a home: bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and living room. New cutting edge inventions and prototypes of today will be integrated into the reality of the Latin American home of the future, backed up with excellent 3D and global leading expert interviews.
Episode 5. Work and education (Saturday, December 17 at 8 PM E/P)
Work and education tackles the new kinds of jobs that will be in demand, the new nature of working relationships, and the role of robots in the workplace. The episode delves into important questions with regards to education including: what will happen to the school as a collective place to educate children; and will the children of the future be more intelligent? All 3D recreations portray a Latin American reality.
Episode 6. Entertainment (Saturday, December 17 at 9 PM E/P)
Will there be hologram football matches? Will there be concerts with holograms? How will Latin Americans shop in 100 years? The world’s leading experts will explore the future realities of entertainment and consumerism in the region in 100 years.
Channel: Discovery en Espanol
Producer: Discovery Latin America / U.S. Hispanic / GP Media Productions
TX: 19th November 2011
Source: Discovery en Espanol