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BBC Trust and Back To The Planet to train Turkmen to create first wildlife doc

The BBC World Service Trust will begin a project in April which will see a local team in Turkmenistan learning to create a documentary on the country's wildlife. The project will be the first wildlife doc filmed in Turkmenistan and will feature the wildlife of the Badkhyz Nature Reserve in Turkmenistan which includes eagles, mountain sheep, caracal and the endangered Persian Leopard. Bristol-based prodco Back To The Planet is consulting on the project and will train local Turkmen in camera and video production techniques for the project.
March 9, 2010

The BBC World Service Trust will begin a project in April which will see a local team in Turkmenistan learning to create a documentary on the country’s wildlife. The project will be the first wildlife doc filmed in Turkmenistan and will feature the wildlife of the Badkhyz Nature Reserve in Turkmenistan which includes eagles, mountain sheep, caracal and the endangered Persian Leopard. Bristol-based prodco Back To The Planet is consulting on the project and will train local Turkmen in camera and video production techniques for the project.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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