3 x 59/43 min. | documentary | BBC/NDR/ARTE 2016

 

Isolated from the rest of the world since the time of the dinosaurs, New Zealand’s magnificent wildlife has been left to its own devices for 80 million years, with surprising consequences. Narrated by actor Sam Neill, this three-part wildlife series transports viewers to an exotic and mysterious island chain, revealing how the country’s rich, intriguing wildlife manages to survive.

 

+++ Nomination for the German Camera Award 2017 +++

+++ two Emmy Awards nominations for "Outstanding Cinematography: Documentary" and

"Outstanding Narrator" (Sam Neill) +++

 

 

Director: Robert Morgenstern, Mark Flowers, Nick Easton

Narrator: Sam Neill

DoP: Alexander Haßkerl, Christina Karliczek-Skoglund, Robert Morgenstern, Pim Niesten, James Reardon

Production: ATARA FILM for BBC, NDR, ARTE, NatGeo

 

shot on RED Epic Dragon, ARRI Amira, Sony FS7, Canon C300 and more...

Screenings

GERMAN TV PREMIERE

Episode 1 - INSELN AM RANDE DER WELT: 27th December 2016 ARTE, 7:30 pm

Episode 2 - IM REICH DER EXTREME: 28th December 2016 ARTE, 7:30 pm

Episode 3 - KAMPF UMS PARADIES: 29th December 2016 ARTE, 7:30 pm

 

press kit ARTE

 

Episode 1 - CAST ADRIFT: 27th December 2016 BBC Two, 6 pm

Episode 2 - WILD EXTREMES: 28th December 2016 BBC Two, 6 pm

Episode 3 - NEW ARRIVALS: 29th December 2016 BBC Two, 6 pm

 

TV PREMIERE

Episode 1 - CAST ADRIFT: 19th July 2016 BBC Two, 9 pm

Episode 2 - WILD EXTREMES: 26th July 2016 BBC Two, 9 pm

Episode 3 - NEW ARRIVALS: 2nd August 2016 BBC Two, 9 pm

 

FESTIVAL PREMIERE

„Wildes Neuseeland - Die Südinsel: Im Reich der Extreme“

opening film at the Green Screen Festival 2016

 

runtime BBC: 59 minutes

runtime ARTE: 43 minutes

 

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Episode 2 - IM REICH DER EXTREME: 28th December 2016 ARTE, 7:30 pm

Episode 3 - KAMPF UMS PARADIES: 29th December 2016 ARTE, 7:30 pm

Episode 1 - CAST ADRIFT: 27th December 2016 BBC Two, 6 pm

Episode 2 - WILD EXTREMES: 28th December 2016 BBC Two, 6 pm

Episode 3 - NEW ARRIVALS: 29th December 2016 BBC Two, 6 pm

Episode 1 - CAST ADRIFT: 19th July 2016 BBC Two, 9 pm

Episode 2 - WILD EXTREMES: 26th July 2016 BBC Two, 9 pm

Episode 3 - NEW ARRIVALS: 2nd August 2016 BBC Two, 9 pm

runtime BBC: 59 minutes

GERMAN TV PREMIERE

: 27th December 2016 ARTE, 7:30 pm

opening film at the Green Screen Festival 2016

runtime BBC: