Silverback Films

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Billy & Molly: An Otter Love Story

Billy and Molly visit on the shore. Credit: National Geographic / Charlie Hamilton James Billy & Molly: An Otter Love Story premiered May 6 on National Geographic and is now available to stream on Disney+/Hulu, and on the Nat Geo YouTube channel in US (additional release dates coming soon). From National Geographic and Silverback Films, ... Read more
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Life on Our Planet

Life on Our Planet is our ground-breaking new 8-part series created by Silverback Films in association with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television – premiering on Netflix 25 October. Narrated by Academy Award®-winner Morgan Freeman, it’s the story of life’s epic battle to conquer and survive on planet Earth. Today there are 20 million species on our ... Read more
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The Earthshot Prize 2023

Studio Silverback are producing The Earthshot Prize 2023 for Prince William’s Earthshot Prize, the ambitious global initiative to protect and restore our planet. Silverback has previously produced the landmark five-part BBC and Discovery+ television series in 2021 (‘The Earthshot Prize: Repairing Our Planet) as well as the five-part video series showcasing competition finalists in 2022. This is ... Read more
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Hamza: Strictly Birds of Prey

In this special film for BBC One and iPlayer from Silverback Films, wildlife cameraman Hamza Yassin is on a journey to film his favourite birds of prey in the British Isles. The film airs at 7pm on Sunday 24 September. Birds of prey and wildlife have always been Hamza’s passion but during filming for BBC ... Read more
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Our Planet II

Our Planet II is a new 4-part Netflix series from Silverback Films (released 14 June 2023) – narrated by Sir David Attenborough, the series will unravel the mystery of how and why animals migrate. At any given moment on planet Earth, billions of animals are on the move, through spectacular and innovative cinematography we reveal ... Read more
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Saving Our Wild Isles

Saving Our Wild Isles is a Silverback Films documentary for WWF, the RSPB and the National Trust, landing exclusively on BBC iPlayer on Sunday 9th April (2023) at 8pm. The documentary highlights the people working hard to halt the alarming decline in nature as well as focusing on the wildlife and habitats at risk in ... Read more
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Billy & Molly: An Otter Love Story

Billy and Molly visit on the shore. Credit: National Geographic / Charlie Hamilton James Billy & Molly: An Otter Love Story premiered May 6 on National Geographic and is now available to stream on Disney+/Hulu, and on the Nat Geo YouTube channel in US (additional release dates coming soon). From National Geographic and Silverback Films, … Read more

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Life on Our Planet

Life on Our Planet is our ground-breaking new 8-part series created by Silverback Films in association with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television – premiering on Netflix 25 October. Narrated by Academy Award®-winner Morgan Freeman, it’s the story of life’s epic battle to conquer and survive on planet Earth. Today there are 20 million species on our … Read more

Read More →

The Earthshot Prize 2023

Studio Silverback are producing The Earthshot Prize 2023 for Prince William’s Earthshot Prize, the ambitious global initiative to protect and restore our planet. Silverback has previously produced the landmark five-part BBC and Discovery+ television series in 2021 (‘The Earthshot Prize: Repairing Our Planet) as well as the five-part video series showcasing competition finalists in 2022. This is … Read more

Read More →

Hamza: Strictly Birds of Prey

In this special film for BBC One and iPlayer from Silverback Films, wildlife cameraman Hamza Yassin is on a journey to film his favourite birds of prey in the British Isles. The film airs at 7pm on Sunday 24 September. Birds of prey and wildlife have always been Hamza’s passion but during filming for BBC … Read more

Read More →

Our Planet II

Our Planet II is a new 4-part Netflix series from Silverback Films (released 14 June 2023) – narrated by Sir David Attenborough, the series will unravel the mystery of how and why animals migrate. At any given moment on planet Earth, billions of animals are on the move, through spectacular and innovative cinematography we reveal … Read more

Read More →

Saving Our Wild Isles

Saving Our Wild Isles is a Silverback Films documentary for WWF, the RSPB and the National Trust, landing exclusively on BBC iPlayer on Sunday 9th April (2023) at 8pm. The documentary highlights the people working hard to halt the alarming decline in nature as well as focusing on the wildlife and habitats at risk in … Read more

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Latest News

Our Planet II and Life on Our Planet receive Emmy nominations

17th July 2024

Nominations for the 76th Emmy® Awards have just been announced (17 June 2024) and we’re thrilled to share that our series for Netflix have received two nominations: Our Planet II: World on The Move has been nominated for Outstanding Cinematography For A Nonfiction Program Life on Our Planet has been nominated for Outstanding Narrator (Morgan Freeman) The 2024 ceremony will be held on September 15 at the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles. Many congratulations to … Read more

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Silverback featured by Bristol UNESCO City of Film

5th July 2024

We’re proud to be based in Bristol, the global heart of natural history production, and to be featured by Bristol UNESCO City of Film in their latest showcase. What a spectacular display of the incredible diversity of filmmaking and creative talent that help to make Bristol a world-class centre for film. In 2017 Bristol was named a City of Film by UNESCO, a permanent status awarded in recognition of the city’s reputation as a world-leading centre … Read more

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Studio Silverback works with The Earthshot Prize to takeover iconic Piccadilly Lights

1st July 2024

Studio Silverback has worked with The Earthshot Prize to spotlight the inspirational 2023 finalists on the iconic Piccadilly Lights, creating a powerful moment to celebrate solutions for our planet. The finalists were visiting London for London Climate Action Week, connecting with investors, partners and leaders to find new ways to speed their solutions to scale and create even bigger change. Our footage was shown on the world-famous big screen last week (26 June) as a … Read more

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Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research short film for German Year of Science

25th June 2024

Studio Silverback have worked with the renowned Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research to produce a short film as part of Germany’s ‘Year of Science, 2024’, dedicated to the theme: Freedom. ‘Unsere Erde, Unsere Freiheit’ (Our Earth, Our Freedom) premiered last week at a special event held at the Berlin Planetarium discussing climate justice, scientific solutions and visions of a better future. The film outlines how our planet’s growing instability threatens our freedom and our … Read more

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