The Planet Earth Diaries segment shows how the wild dog hunt was filmed unobtrusively with the aid of the , a powerful, -stabilised camera mounted beneath a. The series is presented and narrated by with the main theme music composed by. Nearer the surface, the currents that surround these force nutrients up from below and thus marine life around them is abundant. The in The sixth programme looks at the regions of the and. The volcanic mountain chain at the bottom of the also sustains life through the bacteria that surround its sulphide vents.
The summits are always -covered, apart from that of the , which is too sheer to allow it to settle. The programme ends in 's discovered in 1986 where sulphuric acid has produced unusually ornate, crystal formations. Planet Earth Diaries shows the difficulties of filming the one-second strike of a great white shark, filmed by. The coral reefs of are home to the biggest variety of ocean dwellers. Discovering Deer Cave 03:49 9. Emperors Return The Final Frontier 28.
It received critical acclaim, high viewing figures, audience appreciation ratings, and many awards. Long-Eared Bat vs Scorpion 22. Permission for the latter took two years and local authorities are unlikely to allow another visit. The last sequence depicts the largest animal on Earth—the , of which 300,000 once roamed the world's oceans. Seasonal Forests: Seasonal Change 05:40 14. Shimmer of the Flower Fields 20. In addition, there are , , and swimming.
It's a beautifully rich and varied score which will be adored by fans of the show, but equally works just as wonderfully as a standalone album of incredible themes. But even so, there are still places barely touched by humanity. But when we came back from the shoot, the Phantom logo had been sandblasted off. The cameras we use are so reliable. The sounds of the jungle throughout the day are explored, from the early morning calls of and to the nocturnal cacophony of courting.
So you start with the science, but then you try to be in the right place at the right time, and at the moment when everything comes together. Because the subject matter in the series is so diverse this helps greatly to give Merrison and Slater a huge canvas to paint their themes on. Jungles: Hunting Chimps 04:09 11. As return to breeding grounds in the tropics, a mother and its calf are followed. It was an awe-inspiring example of not only the beauty of nature, but also the power of cinematography. Their sheer cliffs provide anchorage for several corals and sponges. In Japan, the water is inhabited by the biggest amphibian, the two-metre long , while in the Northern Hemisphere, undertake the largest freshwater migration, and are hunted en route by grizzly bears.
It can be viewed in action on our website. The latter contains 90% of the world's ice, and stays largely deserted until the spring, when visitors arrive to harvest its waters. You just need some imagination. Actress and conservationist was brought in to replace as narrator, as it was thought her familiarity to American audiences would attract more viewers. After I have watched all eleven episodes, I tried to compress the best shots in just one montage. On the nearby highlands, the only primate whose diet is almost entirely inhabit precipitous slopes nearly five kilometres 3 mi up, in troops that are 800-strong: the most numerous of their kind. Five years in the making, it was the most expensive series ever commissioned by the and also the first to be filmed in.
Nubian ibex are unparalleled mountaineers — they have rubberised hooves that grip better than any climbing shoe. We shot in a desert where the sand had metal ore in it. And then there are a lot of other camera guys who capture extra footage. Day gives place to a night and vice versa. Real cloud animation allows you to watch storms and hurricanes. The series was also fêted at wildlife film festivals around the globe, collected multiple prizes at the 2006, the International Wildlife Film Festival 2007 and the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2007. Planet Earth Diaries reveals how a camera team spent a month among the cockroaches on the guano mound in Gomantong Cave and describes the logistics required to photograph Lechuguilla.
Although he attacks repeatedly, the herd is successful in evading him by returning to the sea. If you really like this I suggest you to watch the hole documentary because at the end of each fifty-minute episode, a ten-minute featurette takes a behind-the-scenes look at the challenges of filming the series. It was a foreshadowing — or maybe even the catalyst — of an increasingly cinematic approach to nature filmmaking. Where some shows fall down is the scripts are cheesy, the photography is quite quick, and there are lots of flash frames. New Worlds Closing Theme From The Series. You could go to a remote country to get footage of a certain animal and never see it. On 25 March 2007, the series began its run on American television on the network, premiering on the and.
But most of the training is prevention. This series will take you to the last wildernesses and show you the planet and its wildlife as you have never seen them before. Seasonal Forests: Fledglings 03:43 13. It also collected two awards from the in in July 2007 and a in April 2008. In the past I would have said yes. Main article: The latter episodes were supplemented by Planet Earth: The Future, a series of three 60-minute films that highlight the conservation issues surrounding some of the featured species and environments. At a depth of 400 metres 1,300 ft , Mexico's is Earth's deepest freefall drop, allowing entry by.
The first five episodes drew an average audience of 11. Home to millions of species, including humans, Earth is the only place in the universe where life is known to exist. How much filming goes into every episode? All those map information was integrated together for providing. Immerse yourself to the Earth orbit and watch extremely realistic and astronomically accurate 3D Earth space scenes. Along with its 2005 dramatisation of , the selected Planet Earth for its trial of broadcasts. But the meteorites were no coincidence! The series was broadcast on Sundays in one 3-hour block followed by four 2-hour blocks. We can now destroy or we can cherish.