Galapagos with Liz Bonnin

In the vastness of the Pacific lies the Galapagos, one of the greatest treasures of the natural world and a biological wonderland.

Released : 2017

Runtime : 3 x 60 minutes

Liz Bonnin and a team of international experts have assembled for one of the most ambitious scientific expeditions ever attempted in the Galapagos, a magical set of islands that are often described as nature’s biggest experiment.

Evolution has proceeded at an extraordinary pace in the Galapagos. But these islands are now under threat as our climate changes faster than ever before. For six weeks, the dedicated team traveled 1000 km around the archipelago, embarking on a series of challenging missions to carry out important research that will help protect these islands and their inhabitants. From scaling down volcanic caves, to diving down 1000 metres, the team reveal fascinating insights into this beautiful archipelago. The discoveries they make will inform research for decades to come and will help unlock not just the secrets of these extraordinary islands and their unique wildlife, but our entire planet.

Utilising advanced filming techniques and cutting-edge graphics, this series provides a unique window into one of the world’s most important habitats and its remarkable wildlife, which includes the iconic giant tortoises, playful sea lions, and extraordinary pink iguanas.

Press

facinating

The Sunday Telegraph

…this is a worthy addition to the cannon of Galapagos docs

The Guardian

remarkable

The Daily Mail

visually stunning

The Daily Mirror

Credits

SERIES DIRECTOR

Mike Davis

SERIES PRODUCER

Anthony Geffen

COMMISSIONING EDITOR

Craig Hunter

FILM EDITORS

Dominic Lester
Robbie Pettigrew
Otto Burnham

EDIT PRODUCERS

Joanna Haley
Michael Massey
Tom Stubberfield
Freya Ward-Smith

LOCATION DIRECTOR

Ben Lawrie

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Julius Brighton

WILDLIFE DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Robert Hollingworth

ORIGIONAL MUSIC

Graham Hadfield

HEAD OF PRODUCTION

Ian Syder

PRODUCTION MANAGER

Becky Claridge

ASSISTANT PRODUCER

Joanna Haley
Freya Ward-Smith

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

Cat Pollock

PRODUCTION SECRETARY

Jennie Baker

RESEARCHER

Hermione Blomfield-Smith

FOR ATLANTIC PRODUCTIONS

Michael Sunderland
Vincent Pretorius
Mimi Gilligan
Claudia Perkins

SOUND DESIGN & MIX

Richard Addis
John Rogerson

ONLINE EDITOR

Dan Preston-Bear

COLOURIST

Graeme Hayes

ASSISTANT FILM EDITOR

Simon Mackenzie

ASSEMBLY FILM EDITOR

Kim Nikoljsen

VISUAL EFFECTS

Zoo VFX LTD

SOUND RECORDIST

Freddie Claire

UNDERWATER DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Michael Pitts

UNDERWATER CAMERA OPERATORS

Kat Brown
Steve Hudson

DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY

James Blake

LOCATION SERVICES

Yoya Landazuri

ARCHIVE

BBC Motion Gallery
Colossus
Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic
NOAA
El Instituto Oceanografico de la Armada
UKHO
United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

WITH SPECIAL THANKS TO

Galapagos National Park

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