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MIPTV Picks 2015: David Attenborough’s Conquest of the Skies

The pairing of Sir David Attenborough and Atlantic Productions has resulted in some breathtaking and groundbreaking natural history programming, and this four-part project is no exception.
April 1, 2015


Partners: Colossus Productions for Sky 3D in association with Atlantic Productions, with the assistance of Australian Broadcasting Corporation; distributed by Atlantic Productions
Aired: December 2014 (Sky)
Length: 4 x 60 minutes
Rights available: Worldwide
The pairing of Sir David Attenborough and Atlantic Productions has resulted in some breathtaking and groundbreaking natural history programming, and this four-part project is no exception. As with past programs, cutting-edge CGI is once again front and center as Attenborough travels the world to chart the history and evolution of flight in animals. From airborne reptiles to the vast varieties of the bird kingdom, Attenborough and team take avian exploration to new heights in Conquest.

About The Author
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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