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Finalists Announced for the Second Annual WILD TO INSPIRE Short Film Competition

We are excited to announce with our partners from Sun Valley Film Festival and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) the finalists from the second annual WILD TO INSPIRE short film competition.  Join us in congratulating Filipe DeAndrade for “Adapt”, Alex Goetz for “Living Isle”, Jake Lamons for “Northern”, and Austin Haeberle and Wendy Jacques for “Not on Our Watch: Keeping the Congo’s Gorillas From Extinction”.…

Should legislation be passed to start school later? Experts on Health, Sleep, Parenting & Education Weigh In

Working hard. Playing hard. So many of us, especially adolescents are “Sleepless in America”, exhausted before the alarm even rings. And guess what? There is a hot debate brewing over whether or not something can be done about it, starting with our school systems. Read on for thoughts on the ongoing debate from from health,…

Re-wilding: Homesteading Bloggers Weigh In

Americans today constantly have their eyes locked on screens — their phones, tablets and televisions. Workweeks are getting longer and the retirement age is getting older. There’s an obsession with money and material goods. But a handful of people are rejecting these ways of life. They’re moving away from cities, living off the land and…

Our Curiosity

You may know that the 2nd anniversary of the Curiosity rover reaching Mars occurred a little over a month ago.  In fact, for those of us who work here at NGC, we’re treated to a full scale model of the Curiosity rover each day upon entering the building (though recently our new friend Spinosaurus is…

Nat Geo Channel Teams Up with Cardboard Box Office for a Fun Twist on 90s Movies

In spring 2013, for NGC’s miniseries The ’80s: The Decade That Made Us, the PR team gathered some of the staff’s cutest (and most willing) kids to recreate some classic movie posters from the 1980s. The results were such a hit, we knew we wanted to do something similar for The ’90s: The Last Great…

Finalists Announced for the First Annual WILD to INSPIRE Short Film Competition

Celebrating the power of film to inspire, we’re excited to announce with our partners from Sun Valley Film Festival and the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), that three finalists have been chosen for the first annual WILD to INSPIRE Short Film Competition! Join us in congratulating Jim Laybourn for Always Endangered; David Thompson and Jacob Taylor…

A Virtual Meeting of the Minds

Here at Nat Geo Channel, we believe that smarter is better – a belief that is reflected in our Emmy-nominated hit series Brain Games, an interactive show full of illusions, challenges and experiments that showcase the extraordinary nature of the human brain. We hear frequently from families who watch it together, “compete”, and even accidentally…

Doomsday as Entertainment – Preparedness Bloggers Weigh In: Part 2

With the upcoming premieres of American Blackout and Doomsday Preppers later this week and early next, we’re beginning to feel a little unprepared over here – in fact, my weekend plans may include figuring out a 72-hour food and water storage plan.  But how have others been affected by shows like these?  We posed the…

Doomsday as Entertainment – Preparedness Bloggers Weigh In: Part 1

Judging from recent apocalyptic films This is the End and World War Z to “what if” disaster shows like NBC’s Revolution or Nat Geo Channel’s upcoming American Blackout, to reality fare like Doomsday Preppers, it’s safe to say that the “end of the world as we know it” is on everyone’s mind.  But what effect…

Watch the First Teaser from Killing Kennedy

Today, September 12, 2013, would have been the “diamond” wedding anniversary of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy & John Fitzgerald Kennedy. To mark the occasion of what would have been their 60th wedding anniversary, we’re releasing the first look at our upcoming film, Killing Kennedy as well as announcing the premiere date of November 10, 2013. Killing…