Theatre One: Day Two 12:30 – 13:30
The senior production team behind the BAFTA-winning series provide a detailed look at the mechanics and challenges of specialist factual storytelling.
Three years in the making, the high-end natural history series reveals the fascinating relationship between predators and their prey, applying dramatic technique to natural history and pushing the boundaries of high-end specialist factual television. Focusing on production craft, senior members of the team will explore how the series was conceived and talk through their use of the latest gyro stabilised technology and 4K cameras which allow the viewer to feel close to the action, in powerful sequences lasting six to eight minutes. As technical advances and innovative filming techniques have seen growing demand for natural history television and audiences searching for new experiences in the genre, the team share their tips on bringing real-life drama to the screen.
“The producers of The Hunt have managed to add narrative tension to startling photography – with scintillating results.” – The Telegraph