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Climate Change? The State of the Natural History Nation

Monday, January 27, 2014
3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Natural history programming has been an integral part of the non-fiction programming fabric for decades, and is still flourishing internationally. But changing appetites from audiences and networks in North America have led to an evolution of sorts for the genre, which has had repercussions with production partners across the globe. How are networks that have traditionally programmed natural history content shaping this evolution and how are natural history producers “going with the flow”?


Carl Hall
Managing Director
Warehouse 51 Productions


Geoffrey Daniels
EVP, and General Manager
Nat Geo WILD

Mike Gunton
Creative Director, Factual and Natural History Unit

Andrew Jackson
President of International Production
Discovery Channel

Harry Marshall
Creative Director
Icon Films

David Royle
EVP, Programming & Production
Smithsonian Networks

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