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Peter Bale on the early days of the BBC

WildFilmHistory's 2006 interview with Peter Bale, a filmmaker who worked on natural history programming for the BBC starting in the early 1950s. Here he talks about the early days of the BBC's natural history unit and how they used early technology to get the first night shots of foxes.
August 19, 2008

WildFilmHistory’s 2006 interview with Peter Bale, a filmmaker who worked on natural history programming for the BBC starting in the early 1950s. Here he talks about the early days of the BBC’s natural history unit and how they used early technology to get the first night shots of foxes.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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