Huw Cordey


Huw began his career at Partridge Films, one of the leading independent natural history film companies in the 90’s.  After three years with Partridge, he went on to work with Mike Birkhead Associates, where he made two BBC Natural Worlds in the US.  He joined the BBC NHU in 1995 where he worked on long running series like Wildlife on One and Big Cat Diary, as well as some of the Unit’s biggest blue-chip landmark series, including Land of the Tiger, Andes to Amazon, and Sir David Attenborough’s Life of Mammals.  In 2003, he became part of the Planet Earth team, under Alastair Fothergill, and produced three episodes for this hugely popular and multi award winning series.  Following Planet Earth, he was appointed Series Producer of South Pacific, a six part landmark series for BBC2.  In 2009 he left the BBC to join Silverback Films and, under Keith Scholey, was the series producer for North America – Discovery Channel’s first foray into fully funded blue-chip, landmark natural history programming – which transmitted in 2013: and Discovery International’s Deadly Islands. He was the series producer of the award winning The Hunt, a major blue-chip series for BBC1, transmitted in 2015, looking at the world’s predators and prey. Recently, he produced the Jungles episode for Netflix’s first  natural history series Our Planet, due for transmission in April 2019. Currently, he is the series producer of Perfect Planet a blue chip, landmark series for BBC1 – due for transmission in Autumn 2020.