Offspring Films

Apple TV+ expands docuseries with second order for UK’s Offspring

Apple TV+ has returned to UK-based producer Offspring Films for its latest docuseries, this time a show exploring the sounds of the wild. Earthsound will use the latest audio recording equipment to bring unusual and never-before-heard sounds from wildlife around the world to screens. The 12 x 30-minute series is being exec produced by Offspring […]

Apple TV+ unveils launch plans for celebrity-voiced doc slate

Apple TV+ has announced its launch plans for a trio of documentaries set to be rolled out this autumn, each featuring voice overs by a major celebrity. Tiny World, from UK-based Plimsoll Productions, is being narrated by Ant-Man star Paul Rudd and will see its first six episodes made available on the streamer from 2 […]

BBC, ZDF, Love Nature strike first copro with ‘Animals at Play’

The UK’s BBC, Germany’s ZDF and natural history operator Love Nature have joined forces on their first coproduction, which explores how and why animals play together. Animals at Play (2 x 60 minutes) is from UK-based Offspring and uncovers the surprising reasons why animals such as dolphins, chimpanzees, bears and wolves play. The show will […]

BBC & Discovery set for Offspring Films doc

A BBC and Discovery copro, hailing from Bristol-based Offspring Films, is set to air on BBC 2 in May as it looks to explore the lives of apes. Red Ape: Saving The Orangutan tells the story of a team of medics from International Animal Rescue (IAR) fighting to save Borneo’s critically endangered orangutans. The doc, […]

Sky orders kids Duck Quacks, Big Cats

Sky has ordered kids-skewed versions of its Sky 1 panel show Duck Quacks Don’t Echo and wildlife series Big Cats, as the European paycaster pushes further into original children’s programming. Like its older skewing parent series, Duck Quacks Don’t Echo: Kids will be a science panel show from Magnum Media, while Big Cats – An […]