The Earth in Vision project explores the BBC archives of environment themed television and radio programmes from the last 70 years, looking at the potential of these archives as a digital resource as well as to illustrate the potential of digital broadcast archives for researchers.
Dan Rees, of the BBC's Natural History Unit, shares his insights into the extent to which environmental issues can be incepted into blue-chip natural history programming; and what the benefits of opening up the BBC's archive could be, in particular when it comes to the future of crafting climate change messages.
Jack Perks, underwater cameraman and fish aficionado, describes what it is like starting out as a young natural history filmmaker, exploring wildlife in Britain, and the role of social media in connecting with new audiences.
James Honeyborne, producer and director of award-winning wildlife TV documentaries for BBC, Discovery Channel and National Geographic discusses environmental issues, the Africa series and the upcoming Oceans series.
James Smith of the BBC's Natural History Unit talks about the experience of live broadcasting natural history content, as well as audiences craving the countryside in their homes, and how the NHU archival footage could be used to document the changing state of the UK's natural heritage.
Harry Marshall, Creative Director at Icon Films, discusses the ethics of opening up private and public archives, as well as the conservation of king cobras, environmental filmmakers around the world, and the box office success of River Monsters.
Dominic Weston, a seasoned series producer of natural history programming, discusses the place of storytelling in natural history filmmaking, whether environmental messages can be packaged as entertaining television, and the future of wildlife television.
Caroline Underwood, award-winning series producer for Canadian television, looks back at how the landscape of environmental and natural history programming has transformed over the last few decades, and the challenges it faces today and moving forward into the future.
Ade Thomas, founder of Green.TV, shares his insights on whether environmental programming is doomed to be bad box-office, the opportunities of online broadcasting and the potential for new technology to report on the environment.
Paul Williams of the BBC's Natural History Unit discusses how to make wildlife go viral and how to create awareness of environmental issues though natural history programming, as well as the creative opportunities of opening up the BBC's digital archive.
Lisa Sargood, award-winning former Science and Nature Commissioner at the BBC, introduces to the debate around natural history broadcasting the question of how digital technologies, social media platforms and the overall infrastructure of information will be critical to the future of environmental programming.