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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
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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