News Archive

Atlantic and Sky announce formation of Colossus Productions

July 29, 2011

Atlantic Productions and Sky have announced today that they have joined forces to create a brand new production company, Colossus Productions, to develop original 3D programming for both UK and international audiences. Programmes made by Colossus will be showcased on Sky 3D, Europe’s first dedicated 3D TV channel, before being distributed to other platforms and countries. […]

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‘First Life’ Nominated For Three Emmy Awards

July 18, 2011

First Life with David Attenborough, broadcast in the US on Discovery Channel, has received three nominations in the International News & Documentary Emmy® Awards. The full list for the 32nd Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards was announced today by the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS). The landmark programme, for which David Attenborough […]

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‘Dino Gangs’ Features In Times+ Event

June 2, 2011

World-renowned dinosaur expert Dr Philip J Currie, featured in Atlantic Productions’ new documentary film Dino Gangs, will be talking about his groundbreaking research at an event hosted by Times+ on Wednesday 22nd June.

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‘Flying Monsters 3D’ Wins Specialist Factual BAFTA

May 23, 2011

Flying Monsters 3D with David Attenborough, an Atlantic Productions film with Sky 3D, has become the first stereoscopic 3D programme to win a BAFTA award. Last night’s award ceremony saw leading naturalist Sir David Attenborough and Flying Monsters 3D producer Anthony Geffen take to the stage to accept the prestigious trophy for best Specialist Factual […]

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New Special Reveals Groundbreaking Dinosaur Theory

May 19, 2011

Atlantic Productions has worked with partners including Discovery Channel and FremantleEnterprises Media to produce a new two-hour special on a groundbreaking new dinosaur theory. Dino Gangs follows world renowned dinosaur expert Dr Phil Currie, on his quest to prove his groundbreaking theory that tyrannosaur dinosaurs lived and hunted in gangs.

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BAFTA Nomination for ‘Flying Monsters 3D’

April 26, 2011

Flying Monsters 3D has become the first stereoscopic 3D programme to be nominated for a BAFTA award. In the official nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ annual Television Awards, announced today, the film was nominated in the Specialist Factual category. Flying Monsters 3D, written and presented by David Attenborough, is a […]

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Two BAFTA Craft Nominations for ‘First Life’

April 12, 2011

Atlantic Productions’ series David Attenborough’s First Life has received two nominations in the BAFTA Television Craft Awards. The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the full list of official nominees today for their annual ceremony recognising behind the scenes talent in the television industry. The landmark series, for which David Attenborough travelled the globe […]

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Award Nomination for ‘The Wildest Dream’ Score

February 11, 2011

The score for The Wildest Dream, the theatrical release feature documentary made by Altitude Films with Atlantic Productions, has been nominated for a major music award. The International Film Music Critics Association announced today that it has been shortlisted in the Best Original Score for a Feature Documentary category in their 2010 awards.

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Channel 5 Takes a Fresh Look at Ancient Rome

January 26, 2011

Channel 5 will rexamine key events from ancient Roman history with Atlantic Productions’ series Rome Unwrapped. The series premieres in the UK on the channel on Tuesday 1st February with Gladiators: Rome Unwrapped; Julius Caesar: Rome Unwrapped follows on Thursday 10th February. The series, which has recently had great success in the ratings for National […]

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