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MIPTV Picks 2013: Galapagos

As with any natural history project that Sir David Attenborough attaches his name to, Galapagos is the next best thing to being there.
March 1, 2013

SCIENCE & NATURE

Partners: Produced by Colossus Productions for BSkyB

Length/volume: 4 x 60 minutes, HD

Aired: January 2013

Rights available: Worldwide, subject to confirmation of individual territories

Who better than the name synonymous with natural history, Sir David Attenborough, to take us on a thrilling tour of the Gal├ípagos Islands, one of the most extreme and hard-to-reach habitats in the world? This breathtaking series examines the region’s volcanic origins as well as the evolutionary trajectories of the amazing wildlife species that call it home, with state-of-the-art cameras capturing rare behaviors of many of those animals. As with any natural history project that Attenborough attaches his name to, Galapagos is the next best thing to being there.

About The Author
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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