Feb 5, 2015 | 13:20The Nature of Things Making of a Film Score - The Great Human Odyssey Video
The Nature of Things Making of a Film Score - The Great Human Odyssey Feb 5, 2015 | 13:20Filmmaker and Anthropologist Niobe Thompson teamed up with Composer Darren Fung to create a magnificent musical score for the upcoming CBC series The Great Human Odyssey. In an era when live-recorded orchestral scores are a dying breed, Thompson and Fung brought the Edmonton Symphony and ProCoro Canada to one of North America's premiere acoustic spaces: Edmonton's Winspear Centre. Over three days, over 70 classical musicians and a large team of sound recording engineers recorded a remarkable score, capped with a sold-out public performance. See what happened!
Feb 5, 2015 | 7:29The Nature of Things To Shoot a Reindeer - The Great Human Odyssey Video
The Nature of Things To Shoot a Reindeer - The Great Human Odyssey Feb 5, 2015 | 7:29For the crew behind "The Great Human Odyssey", filming a mid-winter migration of reindeer nomads in Russia's Arctic was one of their toughest assignments. A year of preparations led up to a gruelling journey across the frozen moonscape of Chukotka, and it was only possible because of a unique mode of locomotion: a "vezdekhod". Watch this "behind-the-scenes" and find out what that is.
Feb 5, 2015 | 3:22The Nature of Things Down the Hole and Back in Time - The Great Human Odyssey Video
The Nature of Things Down the Hole and Back in Time - The Great Human Odyssey Feb 5, 2015 | 3:22One of the most remarkable locations in "The Great Human Odyssey" is also one of the most incredible archeological discoveries on the planet: South Africa's Blombos Cave. When our film crew visited, archeologist Christopher Henshilwood put our cameras to work for the cause of science. It turns out, our GoPro stumbled on something very special.
Feb 3, 2015 | 1:22The Nature of Things The Antibiotic Hunters - Promo Video
The Nature of Things The Antibiotic Hunters - Promo Feb 3, 2015 | 1:22Increasing resistance to antibiotics has been called “the most pressing global health problem of our time”. A new documentary travels to an ocean reef, a rainforest canopy, a frigid cave and even the mouth of a giant lizard – all in the urgent search for new antibiotics.