Mike Gunton

Pre-market sales for Planet Earth II

BBC Worldwide has lined up a series of deals for Planet Earth II ahead of launching the natural history epic in Cannes next week. The David Attenborough-narrated six-parter, a follow-up to the iconic 2006 series, has been acquired by Slovakian pubcaster RTVS, Telefonica in Spain and TVP in Poland. In Japan it will be on […]

BBC One celebrates Great British Year

The BBC’s Natural History Unit is producing a 4x60mins nature series about the changing seasons in the UK over one year. Each episode of The Great British Year will depict the changes in land from season to season and look at Britain’s unique climate and relationship with wildlife. James Bricknell is producing the show for […]

MIPTV News: Cannes will be in ultra high definition

The organisers of MIPTV have teamed with Sony to showcase ultra high definition television in Cannes, while speakers from the BBC, Sky Deutschland and other will lecture on working in the next generation format. As part of its 50th anniversary theme of Screening the Future, a range of conference and technical events will showcase the […]