UK prodco Passion Planet, a division of London-based factual producer Passion Pictures, has hired acclaimed wildlife producer and director Nick Stringer to work on its specialist factual and natural history output.
Stringer is a leading producer and director of natural history documentaries, having spent two decades in the field working for UK-based Big Wave Productions on project including The Dolphins Of Shark Bay and the feature doc Turtle: The Incredible Journey.
“We are excited to have Nick join Passion Planet. Nick gets his hands dirty both in the field and in the edit in order to tell wonderful natural history stories – he is an asset to the team” said Passion Pictures CEO Nick Southgate.
“It’s an incredibly exciting time to be joining Passion Planet,” added Stringer. “Their reputation for making award-winning shows with powerful stories and original narratives about important issues, is second to none. I’m really looking forward to being part of their unfolding vision for the future.”
Stringer’s appointment comes shortly after Passion Planet’s The Serengeti Rules, directed by Nic Brown, took home the Emmy Award for Outstanding Nature Documentary in the 41st Annual News and Doc Emmy Awards.
Other Passion Planet projects include H20: The Molecule That Made Us for PBS and The Octopus In My House for the BBC.