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Spy in the Wild | Episode 5 | Meet the Spies

Premiere: 3/1/2017 | NR

The final episode explains how the concept of the Spy Creatures evolved at John Downer Productions from the original Bouldercam to the Penguincams that inspired the next-generation “spycams” featured in this series. It shows the painstaking work that goes into building the lifelike models and how the team deploys and operates the robotic cameras on location all over the world.

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The final episode explains how the concept of the Spy Creatures evolved at John Downer Productions from the original Bouldercam to the Penguincams that inspired the next-generation “spycams” featured in this series. It shows the painstaking work that goes into building the lifelike models and how the team deploys and operates the robotic cameras on location all over the world.

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PRODUCTION CREDITS: EPISODE 5

SPY IN THE WILD: MEET THE SPIES

NARRATED BY
BRIAN UNGER

PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY
JOHN DOWNER

PHOTOGRAPHY
RICHARD JONES
FREDERIQUE OLIVIER
MICHAEL W RICHARDS
STEPHEN DOWNER
PHILIP DALTON
SIMON NIBLETT
THOMAS MILLER

EDITORS
STUART NAPIER
IMOGEN POLLARD

MUSIC
WILL GREGORY
BBC NATIONAL ORCHESTRA OF WALES

DUBBING EDITOR
PAUL COWGILL

DUBBING MIXER
PETER DAVIES

COLORIST
ANNA FULLER-CLARKE

ONLINE EDITOR
DANIEL BEARE

EDIT ASSISTANT
JAMES LENNOX-GORDON

POST PRODUCTION MANAGER
RICHARD LANCIAULT

ANIMATRONICS BY
JOHN NOLAN STUDIOS

ANIMATRONIC DESIGNERS
KARL GALLIVAN
JOHN NOLAN
ADRIAN PARISH
JOE SCOTT
GUY STEPHENS
ADAM WRIGHT

SCULPTORS
TOM BLAKE
NIGEL BOOTH
GARY POLLARD

SKIN FABRICATION
VAL JONES
MARTHA FEIN
REBECCA LOVFENMARK
FINOLA MCLENNAN

ANIMATRONIC PRODUCER
EBONY MAITLAND

ROBOTICS
MASAHIRO ISHIDA
BIOROBOTICS LABORATORY, EPFL, SWITZERLAND

SPECIALIST CAMERA TEAM
HUW WILLIAMS
GEOFFREY BELL

SPECIAL THANKS
ELAINE CARR
DR KIRA CASSIDY
DAN FENWICK
DR BIRUTÉ M F GALDIKAS
MATT GOODMAN
RUSSELL HARPER
MATTHEW HEALEY
DR JILL PRUETZ
ANDREW WRIGHT

PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANTS
JAN PARRY
LUCY TODD

PRODUCTION COORDINATOR
HELEN DREW

PRODUCTION MANAGER
EMMA BALLINGER

HEAD OF PRODUCTION
ANNA THOMAS

COMMISSIONING EDITOR
LUCINDA AXELSSON

SERIES PRODUCERS
PHILIP DALTON
MATTHEW GORDON
ROBERT PILLEY

© 2017 JOHN DOWNER PRODUCTIONS LTD
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

FOR NATURE

SERIES EDITOR
JANET HESS

SENIOR PRODUCER
LAURA METZGER LYNCH

COORDINATING PRODUCER
JAYNE JUN

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
JAMES BURKE

LEGAL COUNSEL
BLANCHE ROBERTSON

DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCER
ERIC R. OLSON

SOCIAL MEDIA EDITOR
WHITNEY McGOWAN

SENIOR PUBLICIST
JOHANNA BAKER

BUDGET CONTROLLER
JAYNE LISI

ONLINE EDITOR
STACEY DOUGLASS MOVERLEY

RE-RECORDING MIXER
ED CAMPBELL

ORIGINAL FUNDING PROVIDED IN PART BY
THE ARNHOLD FAMILY IN MEMORY OF CLARISSE ARNHOLD
SUE AND EDGAR WACHENHEIM III
KATE W. CASSIDY FOUNDATION
LILLIAN GOLDMAN CHARITABLE TRUST
FILOMEN M. D’AGOSTINO FOUNDATION
ROSALIND P. WALTER
SANDRA ATLAS BASS
CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING

SERIES PRODUCER
BILL MURPHY

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
FRED KAUFMAN

A JOHN DOWNER PRODUCTION FOR BBC, PBS AND THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC

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ADDITIONAL MATERIAL © 2017 THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC
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