When Sally Aitken's 'Playing with Sharks' opens in Australian cinemas this week, it will cap a period of significant milestones for production company WildBear Entertainment.
A renewed focus on natural history programming has led WildBear Entertainment to appoint wildlife biologist and writer, producer and director Dr Chadden Hunter as an executive producer.
National Geographic Documentary Films has acquired the worldwide rights to Sally Aitken's documentary about iconic Australian diver and filmmaker Valerie Taylor following its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.
National Geographic Australia/New Zealand has commissioned a six-part climate change documentary, including the devastating impact of the White Island volcano eruption, from Essential Media.
Electric Pictures is coproducing a 10-part series that will use underwater scanning systems to reveal what lies in the floor of lakes, seas and oceans around the world.
The agency has stumped up $1 million in production investment for seven new documentaries.