Maramedia's Shetland Spectacular ! Txing this month

19 August 2019

Screen star Ewan McGregor will be taking TV viewers on a season-by-season tour of the UK’s northernmost place when BBC2 screens the revelatory wildlife documentary Wild Shetland – Scotland’s Viking Frontier at 8pm on August 31 2019.

 

The series is the latest offer by Scottish based produciton company, Maramedia.

Director Jackie Savery and her team took more than two years to make the film - hopping among islands located 100 miles north of mainland Great Britain, exploring the archipelago’s 1,600 miles of rugged coast, working with 20-hours of winter darkness and battling Atlantic and North Sea storms so severe all of th

TMFS nominations at Jackson Wild

13 August 2019

Terra Mater Facutal Studios have received Seven nominations from the prestigious Jackson Wild Media Awards making their summer August an even hotter !

‘Sea of Shadows’ is in the lead with three nominations (Best Conservation, Best People & Nature, Best Theatrical), ‘Okavango’ is in the running for Best Limited Series, and as for the Best Writing category – we’re really very proud to see all of the nomine

LDC takes stake in Plimsoll Productions

13 August 2019

 

Lloyds Bank private equity arm invests in Bristol indie in a deal valuing the company at £80m

 

 

The private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) has taken a minority stake in UK-based indie Plimsoll Productions in a deal that values the company at £80m (US$96m).

Latest News from Films@59

08 August 2019

Films at 59 are having a busy summer with lots of exciting projects in Post Production.

Currently they have several programmes TXing - with Animal Babies: First Year on Earth on BBC Two, Expedition with Steve Backshall on Dave, Animals at Play for BBC 2 and TNW Hippos Africas River Giants (now on iplayer)

 

Films at 59 are proud to have provided Post production for some of the fantastic productions shortlisted for  the Emmy's  ( Our Planet) and also the 2019 Jackson Hole Wild awards. Blue Planet II, Dynasties, Our Planet, Wild Life Resurrection Island and Mighty Rivers. 

News from newest NHN members, The View South

08 August 2019

NHN company members, The View South's short film 'Pumas in Patagonia'  is to have its world premier October 20th 2019 in New York at Wildlife Conservation Film Festival.  

The screening will take place at the Cinema Village Theatre 6:00pm . Producers Manuela Iglesias Szkiler and Richard Szkiler will be doing a Q&A session following the screening.

Offspring Films sponsors VMI's Superhero Landmine Bike Ride -

08 August 2019

Barry Bassett, Managing Director of VMI is heading up the 3rd year of their ‘Superhero’ campaign to raise £25,000 to help the charity MAG to clear all of the world’s landmines by 2025.  

This campaign which was set up by Barry, has so far raised over £60,000 and the charity managed to clear 1000 pieces of ordinance in the last 12 months alone, though sadly still 20 people are still blown up daily by landmines of which around half are children.  

VMI's 4th Phantom arrives !

08 August 2019

VMI takes delivery of its 4th Phantom VEO 4K Super Slow Motion Camera. 

Improved portability, weight and power consumption over the traditional Phantom FLEX 4K, whilst maintaining the 1000fps 4K RAW capture, this new svelte, versatile super-slo-mo camera is fast becoming the go-to camera for Natural History productions.
 

 

Good luck to the VMI team are also embarking on a cycle trip from London to Amsterdam at the end of August, in order to raise £25,000 and help to make the world free of landmines. 

 

"Blue Planet II and Our Planet among Jackson Wild Finalists

07 August 2019

Source : Realscreen

Wildlife blue chip mega hits Our Planet (pictured) and Blue Planet II are among the finalists for this year’s Jackson Wild Media Awards.

International media conference Jackson Wild, formerly the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, showcases media centered on wildlife and environmental action and protection.

The finalists will be competing for more than 30 awards at the wildlife film and media conference taking place from Sept. 21 to 27 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The selections were culled from a list of more than 1,000 entries, a Jackson Wild record, by over 250 international judges.

See the full list of finalists below:

 

Best Animal Behavior Film – Long Form

Blue Planet II: One Ocean
BBC Studios Natural History Unit

Dynasties: Painted Wolves
BBC Studios Natural History Unit, BBC America, Tencent, France Télévisions, CCTV9

Our Planet: Jungles
​A Silverback Films Production for Netflix

Jackson Wild 2019 Finalists Announced !

06 August 2019

Congratulations to this incredible lineup of finalists for this years Jackson Wild ! This year's submissions included over 1,000 category entries - a record number - competing for more than 30 awards. We are deeply grateful to our more than 250 international preliminary judges who together reviewed over 5,000 hours of media. Stay tuned —Audioscape finalists and Special Consideration nominees will be announced mid-August.

The finalists include many of our company and individual members, most notable are the multiple nominations for Terra Mater Factual Studios for Sea of Shadows and Sex Lies and Buttrerflies, Passion Pictures for The Serengeti Rules, BBC Studios for Blue Planet II and Dynasties, and Silverback Films for Our Planet.  THe Awards will take place in J

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