Five of the best wildlife cameramen in the world have their roots in Scotland: Doug Allan, Gordon Buchanan and Doug Anderson were all born north of the border, while John Aitchison and Mark Smith have chosen to make Scotland their home. In this stunning series they revisit some of their favourite natural history moments from their global careers, and tell us how Scotland has helped them hone their specialist skills for capturing some of the greatest images to grace our television screens.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Wild Cameramen at Work - James Honeyborne - Netflix
James Honeyborne is an executive producer at BBC Natural History Unit where he has overseen some 35 films, working with multiple co-producers around the world. His projects include the Emmy Award-nominated series Wild New Zealand with National Geographic (U.S. TV channel), and the BAFTA-winning BBC1 series Big Blue Live with PBS. Honeyborne conceived Blue Planet II in 2013. It was first broadcast on BBC1 in October 2017. He spent five years on attachment to John Downer Productions, co-directing the series Supernatural and Weird Nature, before returning to the BBC to make Wildlife on One documentaries with David Attenborough and to work on the strand Natural World (co-produced by Animal Planet and National Geographic Channel). A keen scuba diver and photographer, he has also made a series of documentaries with world champion freediver, Tanya Streeter. In 2009, he co-presented the BBC television series Wildest Dreams with Nick Knowles. In this reality TV series about wild animals, Honeyborne acted as mentor and judge to the candidates as they took on a series of filming challenges to compete for a placement at the BBC Natural History Unit. From 2009 to 2013, he was series producer for Africa the BBC TV series which aired in 2013.
Wild Cameramen at Work - Filmography - Netflix
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