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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 … Read more

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Silverback featured by Bristol UNESCO City of Film

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 … Read more

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

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 … Read more

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

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 … Read more

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1 year on: behind-the-scenes of Our Planet II

Since it’s release last June (2023), our 4-part series Our Planet II narrated by Sir David Attenborough has topped the Netflix chart in 77 countries, with over 80 million viewing hours in 2023 alone. The show unravels the mystery of … Read more

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Life on Our Planet is the number 1 natural history show on Netflix in 2023!

We’re incredibly proud that Life on Our Planet was the most-watched natural history series on Netflix in 2023, topping the chart in 79 countries. Our 8-part series narrated by Morgan Freeman, and created in association with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television, tells … Read more

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Silverback supports Bristol media and film students with boomsatsuma

Today (7 Jun) Silverback has donated a professional drone kit to the Film School at boomsatsuma to help media and film students develop their aerial photography skills. Bristol Film School, at boomsatsuma, offers dynamic and exciting degrees co-created with Bristol’s … Read more

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Silverback Films joins Bristol businesses urging MPs to back Climate and Nature Bill

Silverback Films has joined more than 70 Bristol businesses – including Triodos Bank, Boston Tea Party, Arup, Sawday’s and Finisterre – to issue a joint letter to the parliamentary candidates for all five of the city’s constituencies, asking them to … Read more

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Billy and Molly wins at NorthwestFest, ECOador and Mendocino Film Fests

Billy & Molly: An Otter Love Story is capturing audience hearts winning awards at film festivals around the world, winning: The Audience Award for Best International Feature at NorthwestFest International Documentary Festival, Canada’s longest running non-fiction film festival. The inaugural … Read more

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Silverback celebrates Pride Month 2024

Silverback is proud to be celebrating Pride month. Pride Month (1st-30th June) is an inclusive celebration that honours the queer community, their history, achievements, and ongoing struggle for equality. This annual event is a powerful reminder of the importance of acceptance, diversity, … Read more

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Announcing our new ‘dinosaur’ natural history series for Netflix

We’re excited to announce our brand new series for Netflix (as yet untitled) which will “tell the story of the rise and fall of the dinosaurs – where they came from, why they mattered, how they evolved and how they … Read more

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Silverback donates £1500 to Wildlife charities

We’ve been repurposing and donating our old drone equipment for good causes, and as part of this we’ve helped junior members of our team to get flying through an internal drone sale earlier this year.   It gave some of our … Read more

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Life at Silverback: meet Tawana, Logger / Junior Researcher

Meet Tawana, one of our brilliant team at Studio Silverback working on Open Planet, and 2024 Grierson DocLab trainee! Tawana’s path into the TV industry started at Silverback Films as part of our collaboration with Babbasa on their mentorship programme. … Read more

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