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Surviving at 220 Degrees

By Larry BambrickExecutive Producer Shoot Day 4: Thursday August 13 Just watched some of the rushes from the first two days of shooting. George D’Amato (our director for this episode) and Paul Tolton (our director of photography) have done a great job giving a visual look to this show. Almost every frame looks bleached out…

Fish For Dinner

by Jim KowatsProducer Day one of the shoot. I’ve just flown from Washington to Frankfurt, Frankfurt to Bremen, and then driven two hours to Jever Air Force Base in Northern Germany. I’m jet-lagged and don‘t understand much German. But our crew of five — a German Producer, cameraman, sound recordist, and grip — all speak…

Hotter and Hotter

By Larry BambrickExecutive Producer Day One: Monday, August 10 — It Gets Hot, Hot, Hot It’s the beginning of the end. It’s another big challenge. We’re trying to answer the question — what happens to the Earth, when the sun gets old? Usually… answering questions like that becomes almost entirely theoretical. This is what happens…

Getting Busted And Prison

by Locked Up Abroad Production Team Tuesday February 16 2010 We have an early start to the day shooting gv’s near the Royal Palace and then at Wat Langka Temple where a flock of Buddhist monks are made available to us to do monk-like things (be serene mainly). We then film gv’s from the top…

Filming In Interesting Places

by Locked Up Abroad Production Team Thursday February 11 2010 After nearly two weeks of preparations, we’re itching to get started. The morning gets underway well at 11am — the opening scene is shot at a guesthouse overlooking a crazily busy road junction in downtown Phnom Penh. The heat, the humidity, the sights and sounds are…

Heroin and Marijuana

This past Sunday, in the miniseries Drugs, Inc., Nat Geo exposed the worlds of Cocaine and Meth, telling the stories of growers and producers, traffickers, dealers, users, cops, and doctors who live in the world of drugs. Now, get a 360 degree view of the worlds of Heroin and Marijuana in their premieres this Monday…

Awesome Animals, Unpredictable Humans

by Gayle YoungProducer Studies have shown that babies have an innate fear of falling, and will avoid crawling into a void or over the edge of a high perch. Seems logical, doesn’t it? Perhaps it’s an evolutionary adaption from our earliest ancestors. But in the tallest building in America, you’re supposed to throw that primal…

Saddam’s Iraq: Setting the Scene

by Vicky BennettsProducer Producer Diary: Sunday 21st February 2010 We are up early for our first day shoot. We arrive as the sun is rising over the desert. The rest of the Tunisian team arrives and we get set up for the first shot of the film. It’s always a bit tricky the first day…

Pacific Crest Trail

An epic hiking trail through the wilds of the Wild West, the Pacific Crest Trail stretches from Mexico to Canada with many different extremes. It’s one of America’s longest hiking paths. It runs through some of the highest mountain passes and the hottest desert in the country. It’s an arduous some six-month adventure. Video: Hikers…

Dog Whisperer Voting!

Vote for your favorite episodes of Dog Whisperer every week! Each week the episode you choose will air the following Friday at 8P et/pt.Every two weeks, starting with Season One, we will feature all the episodes from a season of the Dog Whisperer and each week, a favorite will be selected, giving us two top…