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HURRICANES BLAST EDEN
As we know you can't wait for the release of our feature doc "Hurricane 3D" in theaters in 2015, we have an appetizer for you: on January 10th, 2015, EDEN will air our "HURRICANE, the ANATOMY" 3x1h series. Shot entirely in 3D, this three-part series has been produced over a three-year period, with crews standing in the path of hurricane landfalls, such as Sandy and Isaac, to witness the devastation wreaked by one of the most powerful forces on earth.
This series explore :
- what hurricanes are, how they are formed and how the specialists try to predict whether the next storm will blow over or blow the roof off,
- how the natural world has evolved over millions of years to deal with the strongest storms on earth as and when they arrive,
- how changes to global climate will have serious consequences for the future.
Andy Byatt is a series producer and director whose fascination with the natural world enabled an award-winning film career, including 20 years working for the BBC Natural History Unit. Specialising in the underwater realm, he was a key player in the BBC’s landmarks “The Blue Planet” and “Planet Earth”. He left the BBC in 2007 to take his young family sailing across the Caribbean, on a two-year voyage so that they could discover the magic of the ocean for themselves. Since 2009 Andy has been specialising in 3D feature and television production through his company Amberjack Films.
John Jackson is a Director DOP who studied at Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara before working in LA with the renowned Jacque Yves Cousteau or “Captain Planet” as he was then known. He stayed with Captain Cousteau, working on the Calypso and his other boats for more than 12 years as a full time DOP/Director. He then naturally moved on to work with Discovery, the BBC and National Geographic; making many prize winning scientific, history and extreme adventure documentary films. He is presently co-directing with Andy Byatt the 3 x 52 minute series on Hurricanes for 3D Net and Arte.