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.
Vanessa Berlowitz, world-renowned wildlife film producer and director, talks inspiration, archive and her optimist for the Earth.
Award-winning Executive Producer at the BBC Natural History Unit Tim Scoones discusses his inspirations, Springwatch, citizen science, archive and new media.
Sir David Attenborough discusses his inspirations, regrets, CGI, digital archive and the future of the planet.
Richard Brock, founder of the Brock Initiative and Living Planet Productions, discusses ‘Life on Earth’, archive and conservation issues in broadcast.
Paul Williams of the BBC’s Natural History Unit discusses how to make wildlife go viral and how to create awareness of environmental issues though natural history programming, as well as the creative opportunities of opening up the BBC’s digital archive.