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BBC Trust and Back To The Planet to train Turkmen to create first wildlife doc

The BBC World Service Trust will begin a project in April which will see a local team in Turkmenistan learning to create a documentary on the country's wildlife. The project will be the first wildlife doc filmed in Turkmenistan and will feature the wildlife of the Badkhyz Nature Reserve in Turkmenistan which includes eagles, mountain sheep, caracal and the endangered Persian Leopard. Bristol-based prodco Back To The Planet is consulting on the project and will train local Turkmen in camera and video production techniques for the project.
March 9, 2010

The BBC World Service Trust will begin a project in April which will see a local team in Turkmenistan learning to create a documentary on the country’s wildlife. The project will be the first wildlife doc filmed in Turkmenistan and will feature the wildlife of the Badkhyz Nature Reserve in Turkmenistan which includes eagles, mountain sheep, caracal and the endangered Persian Leopard. Bristol-based prodco Back To The Planet is consulting on the project and will train local Turkmen in camera and video production techniques for the project.

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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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