Reflections on Planet Earth II - what makes it different ? By Mike Gunton

A decade ago I saw how Planet Earth transformed the way viewers saw the life and landscape of our planet, now, 10 years on I’ve been part of a team given the chance to revisit this rich subject with Planet Earth II.  Big shoes to fill!  Whilst trying to reflect the ‘DNA’ of the original series we’ve evolved a new perspective, using the latest advances in filming technology to try to get closer and capture behaviour and places that were simply impossible 10 years ago.

 

 

Planet Earth II does more than just observe the natural world, it gives audiences an experience of what it’s like to live in the planet’s most spectacular la

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