Standard Def Library

World Atlas

The Atlas steps into the digital age. A new one-of-a-kind World Atlas covering all parts of the globe with animated maps from Rand McNally and in-depth cultural and historical information. Each episode is dedicated to different countries, containing four distinct features - physical geography, political geography, popular locations, and thematic maps.

Directed By: Elisabetta Cametti

Produced By: Gualtiero Carraro, Roberto Carraro, Istituto Geografico De Agostini


Runtime: (40 x 40 Min), YEAR: 2009

Conquest of The Sky: The History of Aviation

Witness the remarkable development of flight, with thrilling moments and achievements from yesterday's winged gliders to the newest aircraft that continue to push the boundaries of aviation. With rare archive footage and amazing new video, take a journey from de Vinci's flying machine to the Wright Brothers to the ultimate hypersonic aircraft, the X-43.

Starring: Narrated by Peter Lownds

Directed By: Stephen Rocha

Produced By: David Stump


Runtime: (2 x 1 hr), YEAR: 2008

Nasa's X Files: History of the X Plane

Soar beyond the horizon and into the future of aviation from Earth to space at MACH 10 with unprecedented behind the scenes access to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center. Experience never-before-seen test flight footage and air travel at unimaginable speeds, from the first supersonic X-1 flight to plans to create the ultimate hypersonic aircraft, the X-48. PRODUCED BY: Maverick Media Works in Association with NASA Dryden Flight Research Center

Starring: Narrated by Peter Lownds

Produced By: Lane Wallace, Michael G. Ingram, Maverick Media Works, Stephen Rocha


Runtime: (5 x 1 hr), YEAR: 2007

Threat of Exposure

Dr. Daryl Sheleigh is a psychotherapist whose clients have begun to mysteriously disappear. Badger Welldon, working undercover, poses as a patient while looking for clues, as the therapy progresses boundaries are broken. Disturbing secrets from Badger's past emerge and a compelling bond develops between them. As Badger's feelings deepen so does the chilling evidence against her.

Starring: Sean Young, William Devane, Will Schaub

Directed By: Tom Whitus

Produced By: Dennis Fallon


Runtime: (90 Min), YEAR: 2007

Altered By Elvis

A year long journey from coast to coast, from shrine to shrine, reveals a world that Elvis left behind. Why does this celebrity who has been gone for almost 30 years still make $40 million a year? ALTERED BY ELVIS follows those who have been imprinted, inspired, fathered, enlightened, driven, fulfilled and even destroyed by the King of Rock ‘n Roll. Get a first hand look at what it is like to be ALTERED BY ELVIS.

Starring: Larry Geller, Vicki Fritz, Dixie Locke Eammons, Alfred Wertheimer

Directed By:  Jayce Bartok

Produced By: Tiffany Bartok

Genre(s): Rock


Runtime: (1 x 1 hr - TV, 98 min - DVD), YEAR: 2006

Annie: Life After Tomorrow

What happened to the girls who played orphans in the hit Broadway musical Annie? Some went on to fame and fortune, like Sarah Jessica Parker, Alyssa Milano and Molly Ringwald, while others struggled with their "Life After Tomorrow." Find out what happens when orphans grow up.

Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker (Sex and the City), Julie Stevens, Danielle Birsebois

Directed By: Gil Cates Jr., Julie Stevens


Runtime: (75 Min), YEAR: 2006

Egypt Mania!

The greatest collection of Egyptian antiquities is, without doubt, that of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. Travel back through time and right into the tomb of Tutankhamun, discover the royal treasures of the Pharaoh, the work of the Ushabti servants, the purpose of amulets and gods, and much, much more.

Starring: Narrated by Charles Webster

Directed By: Gianriccardo

Produced By: Roberto Ferrario


Runtime: (2 x 1 hr), YEAR: 2006


A young Russian foreign exchange student arrives at the home of the vicar of a very proper English village. Her secret colorful past with the Mob is suddenly revealed, and she must choose behind saving herself and the family that embraced her.

Starring: Algina Lipskis, Jenna Harrison and Serena Gordon

Directed By: Jag Mundhra

Produced By: Meenu Bachan, Vibha Bhatnagar, Ragini Sona, Peter Ansorge, Phil Blackburn


Runtime: (90 Min), YEAR: 2006

Take 3 Girls

Ala DREAM GIRLS, TAKE 3 GIRLS captures the spirit of London's vibrant but dangerous multi-cultural youth music scene and the ties that hold it together - music, clubbing, hopes and dreams. It's about growing up and the redemptive power of family love.

Starring: Caroline Chikeze, Karen David, Soni Razdan

Directed By: Baz Taylor

Produced By: Meenu Bachan, Vibha Bhatnagar, Phil Blackburn


Runtime: (90 Min), YEAR: 2006

Cities of the World - NEW (Series 2)

Discover the fascinating architecture, culture, and history of the most interesting cities of the world. Spectacular aerial photography provides a unique point of view that clearly shows you how the various cities are structured and have grown over the centuries.


Runtime: (42 x 40 Min), YEAR: 2005