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A FILM ABOUT DINOSAURS AND THE PEOPLE WHO LOVE THEM
CREATED BY A FATHER AND SON

From prestigious museums and universities, to blockbuster films, amusement park rides, video games, and toys--dinosaurs have always fascinated us. But, why?

 

WHY DINOSAURS follows dino-obsessed youth James Pinto and his filmmaker father on a journey around the world, interviewing world renowned paleontologists about the latest dinosaur research, digging up real dinosaur bones, and encountering dinosaur fanatics of all walks of life.

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AN ENSEMBLE CAST

WHY DINOSAURS features a wide array of dinosaur enthusiasts, from seasoned paleontologists and amateur fossil hunters to paleo artists and fans of the Jurassic Park movie franchise.

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FEEDBACK FROM THE WORLD'S TOP PALEONTOLOGISTS

"Even for people like me, there was so much I learned from the film!"

Dr. Philip Currie

Paleontologist, Curator &

University of Alberta Professor

"The film has a lot of warmth and emotion, and the time & effort put into it really shows."

Dr. Nizar Ibrahim

National Geographic Explorer,

Nat Geo Live Speaker & TED Fellow

"Looks great!"

Jack Horner

Paleontology Consultant,

Jurassic Park & Jurassic World

"It looks terrific!"

Dr. Scott Sampson

Paleontologist & Executive Director,

California Academy of Sciences

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