The Wildlife genre is enjoying a hot streak that can be measured by an expanding pipeline of commissions and prestigious awards.
MY OCTOPUS TEACHER swam away with the PGA 2021 Documentary Award, and is a buzzy competitor for the Oscar.
As well as the intimate Human/Animal connection found in OCTOPUS, recent greenlights cover pure Blue Chip Natural History from BBC Bristol and its spinoffs and competitors, and celebrity-hosted series.
Buyers range from Netflix and the big streamers to broadcasters who are re-entering the wildlife space.
Sunny Side of the Doc 2021 will feature a dedicated “Wildlife Conservation” pitching session next June. The submission deadline is set for April 22.
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