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PATRICK MORRIS FILMOGRAPHY

 

Series Producer & CO-PRODUCER 'MEXICO: EARTH'S FESTIVAL OF LIFE' BBC2/PBS  2017

3x60’ films about the natural wonders of this vibrant and colourful world, narrated by Eliud Gabriel Porras. 

Co-producer of the opening episode, Mountain Worlds.

Executive Producers : Tim Martin and Pamela Aguilar
 


CONSULTANT EXECUTIVE PRODUCER 'THAILAND: EARTH’S TROPICAL PARADISE' BBC2/PBS 2017

3x60’ films about the wildlife, people and traditions of Thailand, narrated by Sophia Okonedo.

Oversaw the final Post and delivery

Executive Producer : Julian Hector


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Series Producer & PRODUCER 'WILD WEST: AMERICA'S GREAT FRONTIER' 

BBC2/ BBC America 2016

3x60’ films about the astonishing wildlife and landscapes of this legendary land, narrated by James Norton.

Finalist Best Colour Grade, Royal Television Society West 2017.

Producer of 'Desert Heartlands' episode

Executive Producer : Mike Gentian


DIRECTOR  'WILD AFRICA 3D' 

BBC EARTH FILMS 2015

A 40’ giant screen 3D adventure showing how water shapes life and landscape in the wildest continent on Earth, narrated by Helena Bonham Carter. 

Directors Mike Slee, Patrick Morris, Neil Nightingale

Producers : Myles Connolly, Amanda Hill, Neil Nightingale.

Awards : Public prize for Best Film, AFO Science film festival, Czech Republic 2016. Finalist for Best Theatrical film, Jackson Hole International Wildlife Film Festival 2017.

Currently on cinema release in the US and China


Director 'ENCHANTED KINGDOM' 

BBC Earth Films 2014

An 80’ theatrical 3D adventure across Africa to experience nature at its most intense, narrated by Idris Elba.

Directors : Patrick Morris, Neil Nightingale

Producers : Myles Connolly, Amanda Hill, Neil Nightingale.

Awards : Best 3D Film, Wildscreen film festival, 2014
Best Motion Picture documentary, International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society's Creative Arts Awards, 2015 (‘3D Oscar’), Best Theatrical Film and Best Cinematography, Missoula International Wildlife Film Festival, 2015


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Associate Producer  'AFRICA'   BBC1/Discovery  2013

5x50’ films about the wildlife of Africa, narrated by Sir David Attenborough.

Executive Producer : Mike Gunton


Awards : Best Limited Series Jackson Hole wildlife film festival 2013


Producer 'LIFE' 

 

BBC1/Discovery 2009

10x60’ films about extreme animal behaviour, narrated by David Attenborough.

Producer of the Birds and Primates episodes.

Author of the accompanying book chapters. 

Executive Producer : Mike Gunton

Awards :Emmy award winner for Cinematography 2010
Special Jury Prize for Outstanding Achievement at Wildscreen 2010, best Cinematography and Animal Behaviour, Jackson Hole 201, four Bulldog television awards, 2009, Royal Television Society West award for best international co-production, Television and Radio Industry Club (TRIC) award for best HD programme 2010, Best wildlife and natural history programme, Banff film festival 2010, Public prize at the Festival de l’Oiseau et de la Nature,  Abbeville, France 2010
High Definition prize at the Festival de l’ Oiseau, Menigout, France 2010


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Creative Consultant    'YELLOWSTONE'  

BBC2/Discovery 2009


3 x 60’ films about the most famous national park in the United States, narrated by Peter Firth

Executive Producer : Mike Gunton

Awards: Best Limited Series and Best Habitat awards, Jackson Hole film festival 2009, Best Cinematography and Ecosystem awards, Missoula International Film Festival 2009, Royal Television Society award for Best Music 2009, Best Cinematography, BAFTA television awards 2010

SERIES PRODUCER/ PRODUCER '

GALAPAGOS'  BBC2/NGC 2007

3 x 50’ films about the conveyor belt of geology, life, discovery and fragility of this remarkable archipelago, narrated by Tilda Swinton.

Series producer and producer of episode 1 ‘Born of Fire’ and episode 3 ‘Forces of Change’. 

Author of ‘Island Origins’ chapter for accompanying Galapagos book. 

Executive Producers: Mike Gunton and Ashley Hoppin

Awards:    Best of Festival (Grand Teton award) Jackson Hole wildlife film festival 2007. University of Georgia Peabody Award 2006. Best Sound Recording Wildlife Asia 2007. Best Sound Design, Missoula international wildlife film festival 2007. Royal Television Society West Best International Co-production. Special distinction for originality, Festival de l’Oiseau 2007. Guild of Television Cameramen Award for Excellence for photography 2007. Best underwater cinematography, Japan wildlife film festival 2007. Emmy finalist for outstanding science, technology and nature programming 2008. BAFTA finalist for cinematography 2007.


Series Producer/Producer  'EUROPE: A Natural History'    BBC2/DCI/ORF/ZDF 2004

4 x 50’ films about the changing landscape and wildlife of Europe through time, narrated by Sean Pertwee. 

Executive Producers : Mike Gunton, Walter Koehler, Reinhard Radke

Awards:    Best Limited Series Jackson Hole wildlife film festival 2005, Best Limited Series Wildscreen film festival 2006, Descartes Laureate for Science Communication by the European Commission, 2006, Best of Festival Telenatura 


Supervisory Producer  'BRITISH ISLES: A Natural History'  BBC1  2004
8 x 50’ films about the changing landscape and wildlife of Britain through time, presented by Alan Titchmarsh. 
Lead editorial role on the accompanying book, British Isles – A Natural History.

Executive Producer : Mike Gunton
Awards:     Best CGI Jackson Hole wildlife film festival 2005, BAFTA finalist for Photography (factual)


Producer  'DUNE'   BBC2/Animal Planet   2003

50’ film for the BBC ‘Natural World’ strand about the life and times of sand grains on a ten thousand year journey, narrated by Brian Cox.  

Series Editor : Mike Gunton

Awards :    Best of festival, best photography, best script, best use of graphics and best television programme, Missoula 2004, Magnolia award best nature documentary Shanghai TV festival 2004
Toyota ptarmigan (audience) award at Japanese wildlife film festival 2005.


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Series Producer/Producer  'WILD AFRICA'   BBC2/Discovery  2001

6x50’ about the biogeography of Africa, narrated by Fergal Keane.  

Producer of episode 1 “Mountains” and episode 3 “Deserts” episodes. 

Lead author of BBC book “Wild Africa”.

Executive Producer : Neil Nightingale

Awards:     Best Limited Series and Best Cinematography Jackson Hole film festival 2003
Best of Festival, Best Photography, Best Narration, Best Series Missoula international wildlife film festival 2002, Best Cinematography mountain film festival Tegernsee, Germany, BAFTA finalist for photography (factual)


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Co-Producer  'GRIZZLY : Face to Face'   BBC1/Discovery  1999

A 50’ Special about the grizzly bears of British Columbia and Alaska, narrated by Sir David Attenborough.

Co-Producers : Jeff and Sue Turner

Executive Producer : Neil Nightingale

Awards: BAFTA finalist for Photography (factual).


Executive Producer  'THUNDERBALL'    BBC1  1999
A 30’ film for the ‘Wildlife on One’ strand about dung beetles in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, narrated by David Attenborough. 

Executive Producer : Sara Ford

Awards:    Nominated for an Emmy for Music and Sound. 


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Producer  'HOKKAIDO:Garden of the Gods'  BBC2/WGBH-Nova 1999

A 50’ film for the ‘Natural World’ strand about the wildlife of northern Japan as seen through the eyes of the Ainu people, narrated by John Hurt. 

Series Editor : Neil Nightingale

Awards:    Best of Festival, Best Photography, Best Soundmix, Best Use of Music, Best Narration and Best Long TV Program Missoula international wildlife film festival 2000, Magnolia Award Best Nature Documentary, Shanghai TV Festival 2001, Prix Paysage at Menigoute film festival, France 1999. 


Producer  'OSPREYS : the Fish Hawks'   BBC1 1999
A 30’ film for the ‘Wildlife on One’ strand about a season in the life of a family of ospreys in Newfoundland, Canada, narrated by Sir David Attenborough.

Series Editor : Robin Hellier

Awards :    Prix du Jury, Menigoute (1999) 


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Producer  'PEOPLE OF THE SEA'  BBC2/NGTV 1997

A 50’ film for the ‘Natural World’ strand about the wildlife and fishery crisis in Newfoundland, Canada, narrated by Shane Mahoney.

Executive Producer : Hugh Miles

Series Editor : Neil Nightingale

Awards :    Best of Festival (Grand Teton award) and Best Conservation award at Jackson Hole wildlife film festival 1997, Best Conservation and Environment award at Wildscreen film festival 1998, Prix Nausicaa, Festival Mondial de L’Image Sous-Marine de Antibes 1998, Best Conservation Message award, Missoula international wildlife film festival, WWF prize for conservation at the Vallee D’Aosta festival, Italy 1999. 


Producer   'AFRICAS PARADISE OF THORNS'  NGTV 1996

A 50’ film about the wildlife of Tanzania’s acacia woodlands. 

Executive producer : Hugo van Lawick


Producer  'THE LIONS SHARE ' DISCOVERY CHANNEL 1995
A 50’ film about two lion prides in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. 
Executive Producer : Hugo van Lawick


Producer  'CHEETAHS:  The Winning Streak'    DISCOVERY CHANNEL 1995
A 50’ film about cheetahs in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park. 
Executive Producer : Hugo van Lawick


Producer  'WINGS OVER THE SERENGETI'  BBC2/NGTV  1995
A 50’ film about scavengers in the Serengeti National Park.
Executive Producers :  Hugo van Lawick and Michael Rosenberg


Producer   'BORN TO RUN'   WNET/HTV 1995
A 50’ film about Tompson’s gazelles in the Serengeti National Park.
Executive Producers : Hugo van Lawick and Michael Rosenberg.


Producer  'IN THE AFRICAN SKY'  BBC2/WGBH  1993

A 50’ film about the mountain wildlife of East Africa, narrated by John Hurt.

Executive Producers : Hugo van Lawick and Michael Rosenberg.

Awards :    Winner Prix de Pedigogue, Menigout film festival 1994


Previously : Patrick worked as a independent researcher, assistant producer and producer with Survival Anglia, Partridge Films, Nature Conservation Films and Oxford Scientific Films and with acclaimed wildlife film-makers Michael Rosenberg, Hugo van Lawick, Alan Root and Hugh Miles. 

Further Acclaim : Patrick has been a finalist judge both the Jackson Hole international wildlife film festival and the Shanghai international television festival. He is also an engaging public speaker and has given regular high profile charity talks about his work to audiences of up to 800 people at the Royal Geographic Society.