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Sound and vision: Dracula

March 20th, 2020

Sex toys, screaming babies and rebellious cloaks. We talk to the people responsible for the sound, SFX and VFX in the BBC’s Dracula

Blood work: filming Dracula

March 18th, 2020

Lighting vampires, painted backdrops and shooting morphs. We speak to DOP Tony Slater Ling about how he filmed an old-school Dracula for a modern...

On Location

January 24th, 2020

Singing rhinos, skydiving walruses and jowl-thwacking seals. Producers Fredi Devas and Emma Napper reveal how they filmed...

The content country

January 9th, 2020

Back in the early nineties, the UK film business was in trouble due to lack of investment - but heading towards the 2020s, things...

Playing the field

September 28th, 2019

How to manipulate wild animals without them knowing- drama rival to 'The Lion King'

Losing my religion

January 2nd, 2018

In England in 1605, a group of Catholics plotted to bring down the government. The BBC decided to bring the full force of realism...

Confessions of a Wildlife Shooter

March 14th, 2017

As natural history programmes increasingly base their cinematic sequences on the narrative, what part of the moviemaking box of tricks should you be looking...

‘Wolf Hall’ Wins Judge’s Award At RTS Craft & Design Awards

December 1st, 2015

Wolf Hall's production team has won the Judges Awards at the 2015 RTS Craft & Design Awards .

‘Let Them Watch Cake’ – The BBC’s Sinking Feeling

October 9th, 2015

The BBC may have problems, but making programmes isn’t one of them.

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