Cameraman Doug Allan has provided some of the most remarkable wildlife and natural history footage to have appeared on our screens, including many of the unforgettable sequences seen in hugely popular series' such as The Blue Planet, Planet Earth, Life, Human Planet, and Frozen Planet. We ask Doug about his amazing career, from his favourite wildlife encounter to what it takes to be a cameraman. A truly fascinating interview well worth a read...
Entries in natural history (5)
We’re launching an amazing competition this Thursday. In collaboration with Wildeye, Wildlife-film.com and NHU Africa, we’re looking for new wildlife film-making talent. To celebrate, we’re republishing a two-part article exploring the history of the wildlife documentary, from its humble beginnings in the late 19th century through to the big-budget offerings we see on our screens today.
Mark Evans has been involved in some of the most interesting and groundbreaking science television of recent years, including 'Inside Nature's Giants', 'Nature's Wild Feast' and 'Brave New World'. Needless to say, Frontier is a huge fan of his work. Today we meet Mark and find out about how an obese cat launched his television career, his thoughts on natural history television and why he loves cows so much.
This week Frontier takes a look at the ongoing relationship between wildlife and film. In this feature, we explore the history of the wildlife documentary from its humble beginnings in the late 19th century through to the big-budget offerings we see on our screens today.