Recent Films

Range Rover Velar: The Crafting of Simplicity

Launch film for the new Range Rover Velar, narrated by British actor Damian Lewis.

Screened at the global launch event for the Velar at the London Design Museum, 1st March 2017.






Liz Bonnin and a team of experts embark upon the expedition of a lifetime, 1,000km around the Galapagos islands in search of rare and endangered wildlife.

3×60′ for BBC1.


“Genuinely astonishing”
The Daily Telegraph


City in the Sky

Landmark aviation series presented by Dallas Campbell.

Director of various sequences in UK and overseas, including a dramatic aerial opening sequence, filmed in Bhutan. 3×60’ BBC2/PBS [BBC Science]. TX 2016.



Steve Backshall’s Extreme Mountain Challenge

Landmark, presenter-led adventure series filmed in the Venezuelan jungle in May & June 2015.

Rock climbing, caving and a stunning abseil off the top of the highest waterfall in the world. 2×60’ BBC2.



“Incredibly exciting, and beautiful”
The Guardian

Jungle Atlantis

Buried in the jungle of Southeast Asia lie the remains of the medieval city of Angkor, once capital of one of the world’s greatest civilisations.

Today, little can be seen beyond the city’s surviving – and spectacular – temples, like Angkor Wat. But Angkor was once a teeming metropolis, full of life – the biggest city on Earth…

1×60′ for BBC, filmed in Cambodia and Vietnam in 2014.

The Sunday Times


The Plane Crash

A full-size Boeing 727 airliner is crashed into the Sonoran Desert, Mexico by an international team of pilots, scientists and engineers.

A feature-length, one-off special for Channel 4 / Discovery / ProSieben, one of the biggest budget documentaries ever made.  Nominated for BAFTA and Royal Television Society awards.



“One of the most spectacular sights you will ever see on TV”
The Sun


Out of Control?

The story of dramatic new research into the mysterious world of the unconscious mind.  Do you control it… or does it control you?

Filmed in UK, USA (Ohio, New York, Arizona) & Canada.  1×60′ for the BBC’s award-winning science documentary strand, Horizon.


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“Ben Lawrie’s entertaining film observes scientists anaesthetising ants and gluing weeny rucksacks to their backs, ladies knitting inside MRI scanners and a golfer with the yips, all in the interests of revealing the hidden secrets of the human brain”
The London Evening Standard

Seeing Stars


Filmed worldwide throughout the spring and summer of 2011, this 60-minute film for BBC2 follows a new generation of astronomers building super-telescopes in some of the most extreme environments on the planet.

If they succeed, they will rewrite the story of the heavens.

“Thrilling”  –  The Times
“Irresistible”  –  Timeout

Japan Earthquake

1×60′ BBC2 documentary made in just 13 days following the Japanese earthquake and tsunami of March 2011.

Professor Iain Stewart examines the causes and consequences of the disaster.

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Surviving a Car Crash


Might fatal car crashes one day be a thing of the past?  This 60-minute film explores how the latest advances in engineering, medicine, psychology and even extreme sports are transforming your chances of survival on the roads.

1 x 60′ for BBC2 filmed in Canada, Sweden & USA (Virginia, Massachusetts, Florida & Michigan).


The Daily Telegraph

 The Ring of Fire

Spectacular study of the volcanoes making up the Pacific Ring of Fire.

CGI, actuality sequences and stunning aerials.  1×45′ for the second installment of History Channel’s Emmy Award winning series ‘How the Earth was Made’.

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The Big Question / Speed Junkie

High-octane stunts galore as presenter Ze Frank explores the world of speed for Discovery Channel.

He warms up slowly with races against an Olympic athlete, the world’s fastest breed of race horse and a record-breaking skydiver… before taking a seat in a school bus retro-fitted with the engine from a Phantom F4 jet fighter.  And all this is before he goes supersonic…

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“Creationism takes a back seat to science at its most spectacular in a superb five-part series about how massive natural disasters have influenced evolution on our planet – not always for the bad”  (The Daily Telegraph).

Landmark series for Channel 4 and Discovery.




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“Catastrophe is a triumph”
The Guardian


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