Jul 01 , 2020

Masterclass: The making of David Attenborough’s Seven Worlds, One Planet with executive producer Jonny Keeling

  • When: 1st Jul 2020, 17:00-18:00
  • Organised by: ScreenSkills
  • Location: Online
  • Price: Free
  • Age: 18+

The making of... is a strand of masterclasses that goes behind the scenes of some of Britain’s most popular and critically acclaimed tv series. One of the programme’s key producers will discuss the mechanics of making the series plus some of the challenges they had to face along the way. Followed by audience questions, you will get to ask the makers of some of your favourite programmes, how they did it.

In this session we’re exploring the making of David Attenborough’s most recent BBC One project Seven worlds, One planet. The series celebrated life on each of our seven unique continents and revealed why their precious biodiversity is being lost. This is the behind the scenes story of an epic 4-year adventure to every corner of the planet to discover and film untold stories.


Jonny Keeling is the executive producer of Seven Worlds, One Planet. He's worked at the BBC natural history unit for 24 years producing and directing wildlife and adventure documentaries including Planet Earth, Planet Earth II, The Life of Mammals, Mountain Gorilla, The Natural World, Wildlife on One, Expedition New Guinea and Lost Land of the Tiger. He is currently the series producer on Planet Earth 3.

This event is supported by the ScreenSkills Television Skills Fund which invests in training for the freelance television workforce thanks to contributions from the BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

It is part of a ScreenSkills programme managed by the Indie Training Fund to support freelancers to upskill and stay connected, helping keep the industry resilient in these difficult times.

This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘get ticket’ to reserve your place: you must login or register before you are able to get a ticket for this event. A booking confirmation with a joining link to the session will be sent to you via email.

If you are no longer able to use your ticket, we ask you to please contact support@screenskills.com so that we can release your place. Our sessions are often oversubscribed, so we’d like to give other freelancers the opportunity to fill available spots. Thank you for your consideration.