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3net unveils first 4K commission

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.

3D series commissioned by 3net include Marksmen, Frozen In Time: Our History in 3D, Wingsuit Warriors: Jeb Corliss Vs. The World and Daydream.

“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 finalises its full 2013 development schedule.”

Tags: 3net, Sony