On Saturday 1st of August, the most famous city skyscrapers of New York, Empire State Building, one night turned into a huge screen on which to project images of wild animals, endangered. Many residents and visitors of Manhattan could see 160 species, among them the blue whale snow leopard, gorilla, rays and many others. The composition is completed 106-meter projection of the African lion Cecil, who was recently shot a dentist from the US.
The author of this project was Louis Psihoyos, director of the Oscar-winning documentary “The Cove” tells about the mass extermination of dolphins for the purpose of human consumption in the national park off the coast of Taiji Japan. The premiere of his new documentary about endangered animals will be held in December on channel Discovery. Moving pictures were created using 40 powerful searchlights mounted on the roof of one of the neighboring buildings. Eight-session is repeated every 15 minutes for three hours, from nine in the evening until midnight.
The total cost of the event was about $ 1 million. The projection of this famous skyscraper was the first of its kind.
Source — www.nbcnewyork.com