LEDE: A new IMAX film that takes you from the Great Wall of China to the tallest of modern skyscrapers may give you a new perspective on engineers…as we found out at this week’s premiere.
Randy Atkins: Some think of engineering as an intimidating, difficult, even boring profession. But Shaun and Greg MacGillivray produced a new IMAX 3D film, called “Dream Big,” that vividly shows how engineers shape our world.
Shaun MacGillivray: It’s about telling passionate, emotional stories. It’s impactful and it’s powerful and it’s inspirational.
Randy Atkins: Shaun worked alongside his father Greg to create a movie that they hope will change the way kids see engineering.
Greg MacGillivray: They can get a taste of what it is to be an engineer and see what a fun job it is.
Randy Atkins: “Dream Big” is now showing at the Air and Space Museum. It’s narrated by actor Jeff Bridges. With The National Academy of Engineering, Randy Atkins, WTOP News.