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Atlantic undertakes “Hunt for the Abominable Snowman”

The Abominable Snowman is making an appearance in National Geographic Channel's Expedition Week, courtesy of a one-hour film from Atlantic Productions.
April 4, 2011

The Abominable Snowman is making an appearance in National Geographic Channel’s Expedition Week, courtesy of Atlantic ProductionsHunt for the Abominable Snowman.

London-based Atlantic has been commissioned to produce the hour-long film which follows adventurer Gerry Moffatt as he searches for the truth behind the monster myth.

Moffatt journeys from the frozen valleys of the high Himalayas to the rugged wilderness of North America to find never-before-seen evidence, talk to eyewitnesses, and discover what the Sherpa say are the Yeti’s hunting ground.

The film will premiere on April 4 during National Geographic’s Expedition Week, which runs from April 3 to 9.

Anthony Geffen, CEO and executive producer, Atlantic Productions said: “This film is indicative of Atlantic being at the vanguard of high-quality, science-based factual programming, which is both engaging and informative for international audiences.”

Hunt for the Abominable Snowman was commissioned by Steve Burns and Shannon Malone at National Geographic Channel. The film is directed by Dan Oliver, and executive produced by Geffen and by Madeleine Carter for National Geographic Channel.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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