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2019 Jackson Wild Media Awards Winners

Silverback Films won four awards at Jackson Hole on the 26th September 2019:   “Our Planet: High Seas”  Winner – Best Ecosystem Film Awarded to the program that most effectively explores a unique habitat and its wildlife.   “Our Planet: Frozen Worlds”  Winner – Best Changing Planet Film Awarded for the best … Read more

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Our Planet Wins Two Emmy Awards

Silverback Films were very proud to learn that “Our Planet” won “Outstanding Documentary or Non Fiction Series” at the 2019 Emmy awards on Saturday 14th September. Sir David Attenborough also won Outstanding Narrator for the series!

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Our Planet scoops up 10 EMMY 2019 nominations!

Silverback Films were extremely happy and proud to hear that “Our Planet” was nominated in the 2019 Emmy Nominations for 10 Emmys!   The 10 nominations are: OUTSTANDING DOCUMENTARY OR NONFICTION SERIES (Frozen Worlds) OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A NONFICTION PROGRAM (Coastal Seas) OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY FOR A NONFICTION PROGRAM (Jungles) OUTSTANDING … Read more

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The Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019

All of us at Silverback Films were pleased to hear that Alastair Fothergill was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019 for his services to Film. We feel this is a well-deserved recognition of his distinguished career in Wildlife … Read more

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Sir David Attenborough presents “Our Planet” in the USA

April was a busy month for the “Our Planet” team after the world wide release of the Netflix series on April 5th 2019. Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Washington “Our Planet” premiered at the iconic Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. A wide range of Senators, Members of Congress, NGO’s, Scientists … Read more

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Steve is out!

Steve, the Adélie penguin starring in our latest Disneynature movie “Penguins” has been released on screens across the United States. Directors Alastair Fothergill and Jeff Wilson attended the premiere in New York on April 14th 2019, hosted by The Cinema Society at the iconic AMC Lincoln Square Theatre. They were … Read more

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Our Planet is released globally on Netflix

“Our Planet”, Silverback Films’ major landmark series for Netflix in association with WWF and narrated by Sir David Attenborough is now live on Netflix, streaming simultaneously in 190 countries and available to over 140 million subscribers worldwide. The series is wildlife based – each of the 8 episodes showcases the … Read more

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Royals attend the global premiere of Silverback’s Our Planet, made in partnership with WWF and Netflix

Sir David Attenborough welcomed the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex to the Global Premiere of “Our Planet” at the Natural History Museum in London, on April 4th, 2019. Prince Charles, who is president of the World Wildlife Fund UK (WWF) said: “I must … Read more

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Sir David Attenborough voices new Netflix series Our Planet

Silverback is proud to announce that it’s new eight-part Natural History series, ‘Our Planet‘, voiced by Sir David Attenborough and produced in collaboration with WWF, will launch globally on Netflix on April 5, 2019.

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Disneynature trailer for Penguins

Disneynature have released the first trailer for ‘Penguins’. The film is expected to be released in early 2019. Disneynature’s all-new feature film ‘Penguins‘ is a coming-of-age story about an Adélie penguin named Steve, who joins millions of fellow males in the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to build a suitable nest, find a life partner and start a family.

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