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In Production 2007

Meerkat Manor 3 (13 x 30’) for Animal Planet International.
A third season of the award winning international ratings success.  More stories of the Whiskers and their day to day lives in the Kalahari.

The Perfect Weapon (6 x 1 hours) for National Geographic Channels
Hands-on presenter-led series which sets out to discover which weapons were the best ever invented in their category. 

The Net (4 x 1 hours) for Discovery Channels US
The definitive history of the internet.

Lemurs (10 x 1 hours) for Five and Animal Planet International
Animal soap about Madagascar’s most charismatic inhabitants - the ring tailed lemurs.

Atom (3 x 1 hours) for BBC4
Professor Jim Al Khalili takes us on a extraordinary journey – the story of the greatest scientific discovery of all time – the fact that all matter is made of atoms.

Productions 2006

Meerkat Manor 2 (13 x 30’) for Animal Planet International.
The continuing adventures of the Whiskers gang as they battle out their tough existence in the Kalahari desert.  Will Flower be able to hold on to her position as the dominant female?  And where is Shakespeare?  These questions and more will be answered in the second series of this hit animal soap opera.

Jessica the Hippo (1 hour) for Animal Planet International and Animal Planet US. The amazing story of one man and his hippo – Jessica an orphan he raised from birth after she was washed away in a flood on the Limpopo river losing her mother.

Productions 2005

Ella: A Meerkat’s Tale (1 hr) for the BBC Natural World. In this beautiful and moving film we follow the story of Ella, a young meerkat as she struggles to survive and to stay with her family.

Meerkat Manor (13 x half hours) for Animal Planet International.
Ground breaking animal soap opera, which became the most successful new series on Animal Planet International in 2005. 

Death by Excess (5 x 1 hours) for Sky One. Science meets biography in this documentary series, which looks at the science of self destruction revealing how our favourite icons came to meet their tragic deaths.

Science of Stargate (1 hour) for Sky One. Amanda Tapping presents a look at the real science behind hit sci fi series Stargate.

Animal Lifeline Special (1 hour) for Animal Planet International and Network Ten, Australia. Lyndal Davies revisits the winner of the Animal Planet International viewers’ poll, the Koala Hospital in Queensland.

A Life of Slime (1 hour) for National Geographic Channels. Footage based programme for National Geographic’s Nature’s Nightmares strand.

Nature’s Assassins (3 x 1 hours) for National Geographic Channels International. Cold blooded killers, undersea deception and flying insects:  More amazing footage from the Oxford Scientific Film Library for National Geographic’s Built for the Kill strand.