Alastair Fothergill

Gender: male | Birthday: 1960-04-10 | Place of Birth:

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Alastair Fothergill (born 10 April 1960 in London the United Kingdom) is a producer of nature documentaries for television and cinema. He is the executive producer of the multi-award winning series The Blue Planet (2001) and Planet Earth (2006) and the co-director of the associated feature films Deep Blue and Earth.Fothergill attended Harrow. He studied zoology at St Cuthbert's Society in the University of Durham and made his first film, On the Okavango, while still a student. Fothergill joined the BBC Natural History Unit in 1983, working on The Really Wild Show, Wildlife on One and David Attenborough's The Trials of Life. He was appointed head of the Unit in 1992, and during his tenure he produced Attenborough's award-winning series Life in the Freezer.In June 1998, he stood down as head of the Unit to concentrate on his work on The Blue Planet. He has also presented several television programmes, including The Abyss and is the author of three books.He was awarded the "Clean Energy Award" by BMW during the Cinema for Peace award ceremony on 11 February 2008.In 2008, he signed a multi-picture deal with newly formed Disneynature, and now spends six months each year on sabbatical from the BBC developing feature documentaries as an independent producer. The first two titles under the Disneynature deal will be Big Cats and Chimpanzee, which he is co-directing with Keith Scholey and Mark Linfield respectively. He is also producing a new seven-part natural history series for the BBC called Frozen Planet, due for completion in 2011. The series will feature the struggles of charismatic animals during a time of rapid climate change in the polar regions. David Attenborough will again narrate. Fothergill currently lives in Bristol with his wife Melinda and his two sons, Hamish and William.Description above from the Wikipedia article Alastair Fothergill, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.  

Movies of Alastair Fothergill

Bears
Bears

Bears   2014

Release Date: 2014-04-17

Rating: 7.2

Production Companies: Disneynature /

Director: Keith Scholey / Keith Scholey /

Chimpanzee
Chimpanzee

Chimpanzee   2012

Release Date: 2012-04-20

Rating: 6.5

Production Companies:

Director: Tim Allen / Tim Allen /

African Cats - Il regno del coraggio
African Cats - Il regno del coraggio

African Cats - Il regno del coraggio   2011

Release Date: 2011-04-22

Rating: 7.1

Production Companies:

Director: Keith Scholey / Keith Scholey /

Earth - La nostra terra
Earth - La nostra terra

Earth - La nostra terra   2007

Release Date: 2007-04-22

Rating: 7.5

Production Companies:

Director: Alastair Fothergill / Alastair Fothergill /

Profondo Blu
Profondo Blu

Profondo Blu   2003

Release Date: 2003-05-18

Rating: 5.6

Production Companies: BBC Worldwide / BBC Natural History /

Director: Jacques Perrin / Jacques Perrin /

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