Endemol Shine announce Tigress Production's Contraction

29 March 2018

It’s been announced today that Tigress Productions will continue to operate here in Bristol,  but at a reduced capacity.  


The award winning production house responsible for titles including John Bishop Gorilla Adventures, Marooned with Ed Stafford,  Birds of Paradise the Ultim

New jobs up on NHN

28 March 2018

Please see our job page for our latest vacancies from top wildlife film companies.

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BAFTA 2018 Craft Nominations

28 March 2018

Wow,  there is no stopping these guys.  The BBC NHU are flying  ! 

See their BAFTA Craft Nominations below. Congratulations to all involved.

The Bafta TV Craft Awards take place at London’s The Brewery on Sunday 22 April and will be streamed on Twitter and YouTube for the first time.

Bafta TV Craft nominations (source screen daily)
DIRECTOR: MULTI-CAMERA: JAMES MORGAN Wild Alaska Live – BBC Studios / BBC Natural History Unit / BBC One

EDITING: FACTUAL: MATT MEECH Blue Planet II (One Ocean) – BBC Studios / BBC Natural History Unit / BBC One

Just Perfect ! NHN's Networking with Silverback Films

28 March 2018

Huw Cordey and Nick Jordan of Silverback Films were at  NHN's March Networking Morning to tell us all about their latest series 'The Perfect Planet.'  

Now that has to be the most uplifing title we've heard in a long while !

Silverback's latest commission for BBC One, which is due to TX in 2020, will combine a global view of the planet from space with intimate stories of animals in spectacular habitats. 

Vote for Hedgehog Close!

19 March 2018

NHN member, Tom Hooker, has been working on a project for the 'British Hedgehog Preservation Society'.

This animated short, entitled 'Hedgehog Close', aims to raise awareness of the hedgehog's decline and we are delighted to announce that it has made the finals of the Charity Film Awards.

Gordon Buchanan did the voiceover, with Wounded Buffalo  providing foley / dubbing.

In addition to the main dudging, there's a public vote for the 'people's choice award'. So, go on please cast your vote for Hedgehog Close!

Silverback Films and Visual Impact at NHN March Networking 2018

14 March 2018

NHN Commercial Members Visual Impact will join Corporate Members Silverback Films at NHN Networking Morning on 22nd March 2018 with a bunch of fantastic cameras listed below. Their experts will be on hand in the foyer to answer any questions 


Visual Impact will be showing

The Movi Pro Gimbal with Flowcine Black Arm.

Royal Television Society 2018 - What an impact!

12 March 2018

On a rainy Sunday night in the heart of Bristol's old town, the great and the good of television production, replaced boots for bow-ties and bodices to convene at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre. The big event was the Royal Television Society's West of England Awards, and the Old Vic's backstage bar was one bubbling mass of creative talent!

Producers, Directors, Composers, Editors, Graphic Designers, Presenters....there wasn't a talent box left unticked.

Barclays £100m SvoD fund

08 March 2018


Barclays has launched a £100m fund to help production companies with funding as they secure more business from SVoD providers.

The bank has designed the fund to address cashflow issues experienced by production companies as they win commissions and sell content to the likes of Amazon and Netflix.


While broadcasters typically provide funding towards a programme at the point of commission, the bank claimed that online operators pay on delivery resulting in financial challenges throughout the production process.

Plimsoll Production's Wild Britain starts on 5 tonight !

06 March 2018

NHN Member's Plimsoll Productions have a new series starting tonight.  Made in just over a year on a tight budget, it's received Pick of the Day in many of the papers. 

Narrated by Hugh Bonneville, Wild Britain is being hailed for its remarkable look at the creatures, great and small, that share our nation island through the eyes of expert cameramen.

The new eight-part Channel 5 series, narrated by Hugh Bonneville, has used the latest military grade and lowlight cameras to record the lives of elusive and rare wildlife that survive across the 6,000 different islands that make up Britain.

Wild Britain: Amazing new television series puts British wildlife in the frame


02 March 2018

Congratulations also to all the winners and runners up!

Brilliant news that NHN Members Crossing the Line Productions (Broken Tail) and the BBC Studios NHU( Big Cats) were both  winners at the International Big Cats Film Festival that took place today at the UN Headquarters in New York !"These films connect us in a very personal way to wildlife. They inspire us all to make sure these most magnificent creatures survive in the wild. Congratulations to all of the finalists and category winners, and thank you for making this such a memorable World Wildlife Day. By using the power of media we can catalyze a groundswell of support for big cats to help make sure they survive in the wild ", said John E. Scanlon, CITES Secretary General.


The CITES Secretariat and Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival announced today winners of the International Big Cats Film Festival.

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