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MIPTV Picks 2014: Life Story

The first series filmed by the BBC's Natural History Unit in 4K, Life Story combines riveting stories of survival with intimate detail and the untamed drama that is rife within the natural world.
March 21, 2014
Life Story

Partners: A BBC/Discovery Channel/ France Télévisions coproduction; distributed by BBC Worldwide
Length/volume: 6 x 50 minutes
Airing: 2014
Rights available: Worldwide excluding France and North America
Raising a child poses fresh challenges almost daily, even when surrounded by creature comforts. One can only assume it’s immeasurably more difficult for animals in the wild. From the team behind the acclaimed natural history landmark series Life comes this six-part epic, which traverses the globe to reveal the struggles and triumphs experienced in the animal kingdom from birth to parenthood. The first series filmed by the BBC’s Natural History Unit in 4K, Life Story combines riveting stories of survival with intimate detail and the untamed drama that is rife within the natural world.

About The Author
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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