BBC prepares for cross-continental location filming with Planet Earth Live
The BBC is preparing for several weeks of cross-continental location filming in its TV series Planet Earth Live. Using crews around the world, live reports will be filed from seven different locations on five continents following the progress of animals including lions, black bears and macaque monkeys.
We are the only network in the world which can broadcast the biggest wildlife series ever undertaken to an international audience, across multiple platforms.
David Weiland, BBC
David Weiland is Senior Vice President of Programming and TV Channels for the BBC: “We are the only network in the world which can broadcast the biggest wildlife series ever undertaken to an international audience, across multiple platforms.
“The culmination of ten years’ development and digital technological innovation from the BBC’s Natural History Unit means our audiences will be a part of this truly global viewing experience, where even the show’s producers don’t know what’s going to happen next, to this cast of truly incredible animals.”
The BBC’s Natural History Unit is renowned for its groundbreaking photography around the world and has a reputation for filming in places never before accessed by film crews.
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