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BBC Earth Productions produce innovative content across natural history, science and adventure for BBC Worldwide. Created in 2012 and lead by Creative Director Neil Nightingale, the company strives to tell stories in engaging and dynamic spaces to a global audience. Some examples of recent productions include:

  • Theatrical : Enchanted Kingdom & Tiny Giants
  • Youtube : Earth Unplugged
  • Collaborations : Orbi, Tauck


Launching BBC Earth's Real Happiness Project !

April 2017 A new study from BBC Earth and the University of California, Berkeley has revealed that watching nature documentaries can make you happier, so we’re on a mission to bring real happiness to as many people as possible by improving their connection to the natural world.

Read the science behind The Real Happiness Project




Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2015

Tiny Giants 3D won Best Immersive Film (Sponsored by Sky-Skan)

Power of Nature: Elephants: Mega Gardeners of the Forest won Best Short Short (Sponsored by Conservation Media Group) 

Webby Awards - Winner of the Best Science Website at the 2015 Webby Awards, this recently launched platform engages a global audience with something amazing every day. Edited by Matt Walker, the platform curates BBC Natural History content with material captured by the audience to deliver inspiring and mind-bending stories across digital platforms and social media. For an example of the platform’s dynamic approach to audience engagement, try out the popular feature Your Life on Earth:


Enchanted Kingdom

An ambitious 3D film designed to take you on a spectacular, spell-binding journey into the natural world. Set in Africa, the film journeys through seven unique realms to meet the extraordinary animals who live in each. Here is nature at its most generous and most harsh, most terrible and most beautiful. This innovative film was created with ground-breaking filming technology, where Hollywood techniques meet the best in nature filmmaking to create an immersive adventure, transporting you from grey urbanity to the vibrancy and vitality of nature.

Winner of the 3D Award at Wildscreen’s 2015 Panda Awards.

Winner of Best Theatrical at the international Wildlife Film Festival, Missoula and Best 3D Documentary at the International 3D Society awards.

Earth Unplugged

Earth Unplugged was the first BBC YouTube channel for original content. Utilizing a variety of technology to capture a vast array of animal behaviour and science content, the channel has innovatively turned traditional wildlife film making on its head and re-structured it for the YouTube generation. Creating short form films that deliver not only stunning visuals that any blue-chip production would be proud of but also in depth biological and scientific information that engages viewers directly. Since launching in November 2012 it’s received over 39 million views has over 300,000 subscribers. Winner of the Best New Media at Wildscreen’s 2015 Panda Awards:


BBC Earth Productions has recently partnered with a variety of other companies to produce creative shorts.
For Visit Britain we made a promotional video to showcase the beauty of the British countryside:

With Nickelodeon, we celebrated World Ocean Day by making a film with SpongeBob SquarePants about his arch nemesis Plankton:

In Production

Earth - One Amazing Day

BBC Earth and China have a long history of powerful documentary co-productions. Following a treaty ratified earlier this year, it was announced on Wednesday that BBC Earth would produce a feature-length follow-up to the 2007 documentary Earth, in partnership with the Chinese firm SMG Pictures. Earth: One Amazing Day (working title) is due for release in 2017.

Round Planet

Round Planet, a comedy archive series is in production for BBC Earth Channel, due to be delivered early 2016.


Following on from the success of Roxy’s Island Adventure for Orbi Yokohama, Rise of the Temple King, our monkey film is launching soon and development has started for another two films for next year. With two new sites at Osaka and Dubai opening in early 2016, our films will now be shown at all three screens.

Senior Team

Neil Nightingale | Creative Director
Laura Aviles | Head of Production
Charlotte Jones | Executive Producer
Katie Brosnan | Executive Producer
John Capener | Development Producer
Mike Alderton | Development Producer
Delia Holyfield | Talent Manager
Jane Smith | Management Accountant



The Team

Ben Roy |Series Producer
Daniel Bowen | Editor
Dawn Bruno | Portfolio Production Accountant
Dulcie Arnold | Production Manager
Jo Boyle | Production Manager
Laura Harvey | Brands Support Producer
Lawrence Breen | Archive Researcher
Lesley Quinn | Production Manager
Matt Harris | Media Assistant
Myles Connolly | Line Producer
Nikki Wickham | Finance Assistant
Sarah Garner | Office Manager
Simon Baxter | Producer
Siobhan Lane | Office Manager
Tracey Goddard | Talent Co-ordinator