Natural History Unit Africa (NHU Africa) commissions, co-produces and distributes wildlife and natural history documentaries and works with both international and local broadcasters.

Browse our catalogue of productions currently available for acquisition and read about our initiatives and events.

One-off SpecialsSeries

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Production

Production

Films

NHU AFRICA commissions and produces approximately 150 hours per annum of natural history and wildlife documentary series and one-off specials. Please see the list below of productions currently available for acquisition. Learn more

 

Commissions

Commissioning Brief

NHU Africa is commissioning product/body for the international broadcast market. Striving to grow and unite the wildlife filmmaking community, we also offer production expertise from development to post production and delivery. Producers are encouraged to submit their stories for commissioning funds. Learn more

 

In Productions

In Production

NHU Africa has numerous films in production throughout the year.View films in production



Initiatives

Initiatives

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

This world-class exhibition, owned by the Natural History Museum of London and BBC Wildlife Magazine, is brought to South Africa and hosted by NHU Africa each year at the Iziko Museum in Cape Town. This annual international showcase offers the very best of photography worldwide. Learn more

Wildtalk Africa Conference

Wild Talk Africa Festival and Conference

Wild Talk Africa Festival and Conference. Previously held at the ICC in Durban, the 2011 festival will now be held be at the stunning Spier wine estate outside cape Town and will run from 28 – 31 March 2011. Learn more

Wildlife Film Academy

Wildlife Film Academy

Taking place in the stunning Okavango Delta of Botswana, this intensive one month provides students with the skills to build a career in wildlife filmmaking. Learn more

News

SOUTH AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHERS WIN LION’S SHARE AT 49TH ANNUAL WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

Internationally recognised, the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year is an unparalleled exhibition sponsored by National Geographic Channel in Sou...Read More

The Great Penguin Rescue with Michaela Strachan

The Great Penguin Rescue- A new series from NHU Africa with Michaela Strachan Words and gallery images by Chris Mason How much do you really know ab...Read More

NHU Africa’s Final Call for Proposals in 2012

We at NHU Africa are currently making a final call for submission of natural history film and series proposals. All production companies and filmmaker...Read More