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Nightingale returns to program making

The head of BBC's Natural History Unit, Neil Nightingale, is stepping down to return to program making after six years heading up the unit. His first project will be a six part series for BBC One called Africa. 'Neil has made a huge contribution to the BBC's Natural History Unit,' says CEO of BBC Vision, Peter Salmon. 'His in-depth knowledge, passion and skill for programme making meant that he was a first-class head of the BBC's Natural History Unit.'
January 26, 2009

The head of BBC’s Natural History Unit, Neil Nightingale, is stepping down to return to program making after six years heading up the unit. His first project will be a six part series for BBC One called Africa. ‘Neil has made a huge contribution to the BBC’s Natural History Unit,’ says CEO of BBC Vision, Peter Salmon. ‘His in-depth knowledge, passion and skill for programme making meant that he was a first-class head of the BBC’s Natural History Unit.’

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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