Media production

Drones replace helicopters in the making of BBC’s long-awaited Blue Planet series

Blue Planet
Unmanned systems have been taken to sea for nature broadcaster David Attenborough’s latest documentary series, Blue Planet 2. The season, which returns to the unexplored areas of the sea, is pegged as being one of the presenter’s most ambitious projects. Picking up from part one, which was filmed in 2001, the production crew were able to harness new technology, including unmanned systems, to achieve previously impossible footage. The production team was able to get footage of some previously unknown hunting behaviour by sea lions on the Galapagos Islands whilst using UHD Drones. For previous series the crew were only able
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