Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef

Blue chip to new chip: natural history with bite

Stewart Clarke speaks to commissioners, producers, distributors and digital pioneers about their efforts to reimagine the natural history genre. Alastair Fothergill is the embodiment of blue-chip, making landmark series for the BBC and films for Disney Nature, but he is now seeking to reinvent the genre, out of necessity as much as anything. “When I […]

ABC Oz buys new Attenborough BBC series

ABC in Australia has bought Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef, the latest series from the renowned naturalist David Attenborough. The Australian pubcaster will launch the three-parter next year. It follows Attenborough as he returns to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, including exploring the aquatic eco system in a manned submersible. The 4K series was commissioned by BBC […]