Achieving Cinematic Visuals in Wildlife Documentaries

In the highly successful BBC series Planet Earth II, spectacular images form the basis for an elaborate visual narrative. How is it possible to capture animals in close-ups, in long parallel tracking shots and in the best possible lighting conditions? – Mike Gunton, producer of Planet Earth II and director of The Natural History Unit for BBC Studios, gives insights into the tools and skills that are necessary to produce images of cinematic quality and explains what kind of visual material is needed to achieve the immersive storytelling that viewers are familiar with from feature films.

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