ZooMoo network Launches on Fetch TV

24 February 2017

Children’s television channel ZooMoo expands its presence in Australia with its launch on IPTV service Fetch TV.

ZooMoo is ‘all animals, all the time’ and offerings include audience favourites such as animated series Dinosaur Train , as well as ZooMoo’s original programming which combines spectacular wildlife footage with a range of charismatic puppets, and animations, to create a unique viewing and learning experience for viewers aged 3 to 7 years.

The channel is complemented by a revolutionary second screen app that synchs to ZooMoo’s television programming and opens a world of interactive activities, where your tablet becomes an extension of the television screen, enhancing the viewing experience.


Sir David Attenborough to return for BBC's Blue Planet II

21 February 2017

Following in the footsteps of Planet Earth, this seven-episode series is a sequel to the original Blue Planet and will air later this year. it promises footage of newly discovered and never-before filmed creatures


Source : The Guardian Monday 20 February 2017 

The new series of Blue Planet will feature Sir David Attenborough’s familiar narration, as the BBC aims to repeat the success of Planet Earth II.


RTS West of England nominees announced

15 February 2017

The Royal Television Society West of England has announced the shortlist of nominations for its annual awards, in association with Evolutions Bristol, in the fields of on-screen talent, craft, digital creativity, natural history, drama, regional television news and across a range of factual programming.  Congratulations to the many NHN Members  who are amongst the natural history nominees - with the BBC NHU bagging a total of 19 nominations! 

Amongst the BBC Studios Natural History Unit  19 nominations, the most notable shows include landmark series Planet Earth 11, New Zealand: Earth’s Mythical Islands and Tribes:Predators and Me.


Help ! Tusk seeks nominations for inspirational African Wildlife Conservations

14 February 2017

Calling all NHN Members and Readers.

Do you know someone who deserves recognition for their outstanding and inspirational acheivements in African Wildlife Conservation?

Tusk has asked NHN to do a call out to all our members to send in thier nominations before the deadline of 10th March 2017

Individuals can be nominated at: www.tuskawards.com. 

Applications will close on the 3rd March 2017, and should be sent to info@tuskawards.com.


There are three Award categories:

Prince William Award for Conservation in Africa


PLF Secrets of Giant Screen Filmmaking @ Feb NHN Networking Morning

14 February 2017

Principal Large Format CEO, Phil Streather, (producer of Giant Screen - IMAX - classic Bugs! 3D and Stereo Supervisor of Jackson Hole winner Tiny Giants 3D) will be sharing his Giant Screen secrets at February’s networking event on Thursday 23rd February.  

Please make sure you RSVP to get your name on the guest list. These events are for NHN members only. 

Phil is a board member of the Giant Screen Cinema Association, a full voting member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and regularly chairs/produces/participates in panels on Giant Screen and 3D.



BBCW ties with Snapchat for Planet Earth push

08 February 2017

BBC Worldwide is to launch a series of Planet Earth II ‘shows’ on Snapchat ahead of the programme’s North American premiere.

The messaging platform has tied with the broadcaster to host exclusive footage from the series ahead of its debut on 18 February on BBC America, AMC and Sundance TV in the US, and on BBC Earth in Canada.


Timeline TV Moment of the Year: Planet Earth II

03 February 2017

Planet Earth II’s footage of newly-hatched marine iguanas escaping racer snakes was voted the Timeline TV Moment of the Year by guests at the Broadcast Awards 2017.


The moment, which appeared on BBC1 in November, was watched by an audience of 12.2m. The sequence was shot by NHN member Richard Wollocombe

BBC3’s Fleabag came in second place - the moment Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s character surprises her boyfriend in the shower with a kitchen knife. Pete drumming along to Teenage Kicks on ITV’s Cold Feet came third in a shortlist of 10.


Beach House Pictures 'Frontier Borneo'

31 January 2017

Singapore based NHN Corporate Members 'Beach House Productions' 10 episode obs doc 'Frontier Borneo' is due to air later this year.

Touted as one of the most hotly anticipated TV series of the year,  ‘Frontier Borneo’, is produced through what would be the biggest factual co-production agreement between Singapore and Malaysia to date.

Viewers in Malaysia and around the world can soon explore Borneo’s stunning tropical landscape, rich biodiversity and cultures to uncover and understand the world’s third largest island.


Invite ! VMIs New Product Day London ! 1Feb 2017

26 January 2017

Come to VMI's biannual New Products Day in London next Wednesday 1st February at their Acton Offices, and get your hands on some of the freshest newest kit ! 

Attendance is free of charge but you must apply online as this event will book-out.


This is a big deal, as they only host this once every 2 years, alternating between London and Bristol .And this year, it is London's turn, so if you are a London based NHN member, this is the one for you ! 


RED, Canon, Panasonic, Cooke, Angenieux, RTMotion, OFFHOLLYWOOD, MTF representing Veydra

This event will be held at our London office in Acton.

Attendance is free of charge but you must apply online as this event will book-out.


NHNZ’s The Desert Sea UHD Special Premieres on Nat Geo WILD

25 January 2017

NHNZ’s two-part UHD wildlife special The Desert Sea is set to premiere on Nat Geo WILD in the U.S. this Sunday January 22nd at 9 P.M. ET. It rolls out internationally in April.

The series is the first from a slate of UHD specials coming out of production house NHNZ, with another fifteen hours of UHD wildlife documentary titles delivering over the next six months.

Made in co-production with Nat Geo WILD, The Desert Sea hones in on North America’s iconic Sonoran Desert.



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