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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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Wild Isles

Wild Isles is a major new five-part natural history series from Silverback Films that aims to do for the wildlife of Britain and Ireland what the ‘Planet’ series have done for the wildlife of the world. The first episode will air on BBC One and iPlayer at 7pm on Sunday 12th March. Presented by Sir David ... 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

Read More →

Wild Isles

Wild Isles is a major new five-part natural history series from Silverback Films that aims to do for the wildlife of Britain and Ireland what the ‘Planet’ series have done for the wildlife of the world. The first episode will air on BBC One and iPlayer at 7pm on Sunday 12th March. Presented by Sir David … Read more

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Latest News

Announcing ‘Parenthood’ for BBC One and iPlayer

20th February 2024

Parenthood in the animal kingdom is a high-stakes game. In a world full of danger, some animal parents go to extreme lengths to ensure the survival of their offspring. Our new five-part natural history series for BBC One and iPlayer explores the extraordinary strategies and ingenious tricks that animals parents employ to give their young a head start in life. From Orcas teaching their offspring to hunt Blue Whales, to Orangutan showing their young to … Read more

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Billy and Molly to premiere at SXSW

7th February 2024

We’re excited to share that our new Nat Geo film Billy and Molly, the story of an unlikely companionship between man and otter, will premiere next month at South by Southwest (SXSW). Produced by Silverback Films, and from Director Charlie Hamilton James and Producer Jeff Wilson, comes a timeless love story between a man and an otter set in the remote, wild Shetland archipelago in Scotland. The film features a score from Scottish Composer Erland … Read more

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Wild Isles helps drive a momentous win for UK nature conservation

1st February 2024

Our Wild Isles series and Save Our Wild Isles films have helped drive crucial action to protect UK nature. Yesterday, UK and Scottish governments banned industrial sand eel fishing in our North Sea waters. After 25 years of campaigning by conservation organisations, our series created a game-changing moment for the conservation effort. In the powerful ending to Wild Isles: Our Precious Isles, Sir David Attenborough revealed the plight of puffins, sharing how overfishing and climate … Read more

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Silverback Films on the 2024 Best Places to Work in TV Winners List

24th January 2024

We’re thrilled Silverback Films has been named on the Winners List of Best Places to Work in TV 2024. The annual Broadcast MBI awards took place in London today (24 Jan), shared valuable insights and survey findings from across the industry. We’re passionate about our work, but also our people – and recognise we couldn’t do what we do without our brilliant Silverback family so a massive thank you to all our staff. We’re also … Read more

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