Dawn Parsonage-Kent, Creative Director at Green.TV, expands on green television, how to rebrand the vulture, and the implications of changing audiences for environmental broadcasting.
David Allen, head producer at Passion Planet, discusses how to turn blue-chip filmmaking on its head, the importance of compelling stories, and the opportunities around opening up archives.
Dan Rees, of the BBC’s Natural History Unit, shares his insights into the extent to which environmental issues can be incepted into blue-chip natural history programming; and what the benefits of opening up the BBC’s archive could be, in particular when it comes to the future of crafting climate change messages.
Caroline Underwood, award-winning series producer for Canadian television, looks back at how the landscape of environmental and natural history programming has transformed over the last few decades, and the challenges it faces today and moving forward into the future.
Amanda Theunissen, Editor of ‘Nature’ in the eighties, discusses environmental issues, The Octonauts and digital archive.
Alastair Fothergill, former Head of the BBC Natural History Unit and Series Producer of ‘The Blue Planet’, ‘Planet Earth’ and Executive Producer of ‘Frozen Planet’, talks inspiration, green issues and Sir David Attenborough.
Ade Thomas, founder of Green.TV, shares his insights on whether environmental programming is doomed to be bad box-office, the opportunities of online broadcasting and the potential for new technology to report on the environment.
Abbie Barnes, founder of Song Thrush Productions, describes what it is like starting out as a young natural history filmmaker, exploring wildlife in Britain, and the role of social media in connecting with new audiences.