BBC Studios Natural History Unit In Major CGI Push; Signs BAFTA-Winning CGI Executive Producer Mike Davis

particular: BBC Studios Natural History Unit (NHU), UK production powerhouse behind planet Earth And green planet, Hired BAFTA winner Mike Davis to give a major push into CGI.

Davis is one of several executive producers to join in the coming months as NHU continues to expand.

he will start this summer soon prehistoric planet, NHU’s CGI document for AppleTV+ drops on platform, and unit lags behind BBC/HBO Fantastic Beasts: A Natural History CGI facility.

Davis, who began his career at Framestore working on the globally renowned walking with Dinosaurs, Spent the past two years as executive producer of the BBC Studio Science Unit’s stable partner of NHU. He was previously creative director at Atlantic Productions, where he produced Sky’s BAFTA-winning David Attenborough’s Natural History Museum Alive And the series-directed BBC One’s great Barrier Reef And Galapagos, While he also acted in Atlantic’s huge screen film Slate and David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef Dive For the Natural History Museum of London.

Johnny Keeling, head of NHU, said he has “an unparalleled influence in the worlds of CGI and natural history that will propel our future production to even greater heights.”

Davis said: “CGI has always been my true passion and has often been at the center of the projects I have been involved in. To join the Natural History unit as they launch prehistoric planet There’s a thrill.”