Future Weapons Documentary Series Overview (2006-2008)


Introduction

Future Weapons (also stylised as FutureWeapons and Futureweapons) is a documentary series that premiered on 19 April 2006 on the Discovery Channel.

Host Richard “Mack” Machowicz, a former US Navy SEAL, reviews and demonstrates the latest modern weaponry and military technology. The programme has been broadcast on the Discovery Channel and Military Channel (now American Heroes Channel).

Outline

Host Mack checks out the latest and greatest in military defence and offense, and introduces the bizarre characters that spend their lives inventing new ways to obliterate the enemy. Big guns, smart bombs; no weapon is off-limits.

Future Weapons Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Presenter(s):
    • Richard “Mack” Machowicz.
  • Director(s):
    • John Hickie … (13 episodes, 2007).
    • Graham Steele … (13 episodes, 2007).
    • David Starkey … (6 episodes, 2006).
    • Jon Doyle … (6 episodes, 2007-2008).
  • Producer(s):
    • Peter McCann … series editor (23 episodes, 2007-2008).
    • Jon-Barrie Waddell … producer (9 episodes, 2006-2007).
    • Greg Chivers … development producer (6 episodes, 2006).
    • Mary Donahue … executive producer (6 episodes, 2006).
    • David Gilbert … series producer (6 episodes, 2006).
    • John Macnish … producer (6 episodes, 2007-2008).
    • David Cumming … executive producer (1 episode, 2006).
    • Jonathan Roubini … associate producer (1 episode, 2007).
  • Writer(s):
    • Nikhil Chandwani … (screenplay) (3 episodes, 2006).
  • Music:
  • Cinematography:
    • Graham Steele … (29 episodes, 2006-2008).
  • Editor(s):
    • Paul Devlin … (4 episodes, 2007-2008).
  • Production:
    • Discovery Channel Pictures.
  • Distributor:
    • Discovery Channel (2006) (USA) (TV) (original airing).
    • Discovery Channel (Netherlands) (TV).
    • Dutch FilmWorks (DFW) (2008) (Netherlands) (DVD).
    • House of Knowledge (2008) (Netherlands) (DVD).
  • Release Date:
    • Series 01: 19 April 2006 to 26 May 2006.
    • Series 02: 19 January 2007 to 09 April 2007.
    • Series 03: 15 November 2007 to 24 April 2008.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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