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Remastering The 2015 Eden Shorts Films
Remastering Eden Shorts Films

The 2015 entrants visited UKTV to take a look behind the scenes and rework their films.

How To Film Badgers With Nigel Marven
How To Film Badgers With Nigel Marven

Badgers can be hard to find, especially when you want to get footage of them.

Filming With Wildlife Boxes With Nigel Marven
Filming With Wildlife Boxes With Nigel Marven

Getting shots of great behaviour is the essence of a fantastic wildlife film.

Discovering a Good Wildlife Film Location
Discovering a Good Wildlife Film Location

Struggling to find good filming spot? Here's 7 tips to get you started.

How To Create A Wildlife Short From Scratch
How To Create A Wildlife Short From Scratch

Wildlife presenter Anneka Svenska's run down of how to produce your wildlife short films.

How To Be A Presenter - Story, Narration and Sound
How To Be A Presenter - Story, Narration and Sound

Chris Packham enlists the help of predatory plants for his top tips on presenting.

How To Be A Wildlife Presenter - Research, Positioning and Scripts
How To Be A Presenter - Research, Positioning and Scripts

Chris Packham enlists the help of a male turkey for his top tips on presenting.

Getting The Best Out Of Your Wildlife Film
Getting The Best Out Of Your Wildlife Film

Get the best out of your short nature films with these quick, easy to follow tips.

Creating A Great Eden Shorts Wildlife Film
What Makes A Great Short Wildlife Film?

You want to create a wildlife film - but what do you need to think about?

Five Ways to Find Wildlife in the City
Five Ways to Find Wildlife in the City

Sam Hobson heads to the urban streets to find the best ways to photograph animals.

Editing Your Wildlife Film
A Guide to Wildlife Film Editing

Creating a beautiful wildlife film isn't all about camera work, you have to edit too!

A Beginners Guide to Wildlife Filmmaking
A Beginners Guide to Wildlife Filmmaking

Deep-down we all yearn to join wildlife film crews on their television productions.

Hints and Tips for Filming One Minute Wildlife Films
Hints and Tips for Filming One Minute Wildlife Films

Wildlife producer/director Paul Williams shares his 11-step guide to wildlife filmmaking.

Creative Wildlife Filming Helps Secure Unique Perspectives
Creative Wildlife Filming Helps Secure Unique Perspectives

Photographer Will Burrard-Lucas on how he captures unique images of wildlife.

Capturing Wildlife on Camera
Capturing Wildlife on Camera

Wildlife photographer Richard Peters on how to get wildlife in your viewfinder.

How to Spot the Tracks and Signs of Wildlife
How to Spot the Tracks and Signs of Wildlife

If there's one person that knows how to spot the signs of wildlife, it's Simon King!

How to Film Kingfishers and Dragonflies
How to Film Kingfishers and Dragonflies

Simon King offers techniques for filming wildlife around freshwater habitats.

How to Film Seabirds
How to Film Seabirds

The Shetlands provide the perfect place to discover how to film wild sea birds.

How to Film Rockpools and Water
How to Film Rockpools and Water

Everyone loves to visit the seaside! Will it provide a subject for your Eden Shorts?

How to Film Small Subjects in Macro
How to Film Small Subjects in Macro

Nigel Marven takes us through the essentials of filming small or slow-moving subjects.

How to Film Birdfeeders and Pets
How to Film Birdfeeders and Pets

Where's easier to film than your own back garden?

The Curious Case of Spotted Hyaenas and Sex
The Curious Case of Hyaenas and Sex

Spotted hyaenas are far more remarkable than their evil, cackling scavenger label.

Super Silk: The Material of the Future
Super Silk

As the strongest natural material we know of silk is a truly astonishing substance!

Incredible Plant Senses
Plant Senses

On the surface, plants can see passive, but they may be more active than you think.

Why Are Paper Cuts So Painful?
Why Are Paper Cuts So Painful?

Paper cuts are the bane of every book lover, but why do they cause so much pain?

African Penguin Conservation Issues
African Penguin Conservation Issues

Penguin populations around the world are declining - here we focus on the African species.

Attenborough on the Yeti Mystery
Attenborough on the Yeti

Sir David Attenborough admits that there could be something in the yeti mystery.

Recommended Reading
Recommended Reading

The recommended reading for Dino101 has arrived and everyone is getting excited!

Why do Elephants have a Trunk?
Why do Elephants have a Trunk?

You can't think of elephants without immediately picturing that long trunk.

Why do Zebra have Stripes?
Why do Zebra have Stripes?

The question "why do zebra have stripes?" is one that has been asked a thousand times.

The Man Who Learnt to See
The Man Who Learnt to See

Mike May's sight restored 40 years after he was blinded in a childhood accident.

Misdiagnosis of Death
Misdiagnosis of Death

Whether there is life after death will always be a matter of contention.

Scream! The History of Anaesthetic
Scream! The History of Anaesthetic

Doctors can perform complex medical procedures on our bodies while we sleep.

Keep It Local
Keep It Local

Despite a green makeover, supermarkets have become the bogeymen of the high street.

What is the Higgs Boson?
What is the Higgs Boson?

Has the hunt for the elusive Higgs particle come to an end?

How Did the Dinosaurs Become Extinct?
Why are Dinosaurs Extinct?

How did the dinosaurs become extinct? We put the top theories to the test.

How Do Birds Fly?
How Do Birds Fly?

With some notable exceptions, most birds can fly with ease. But how do they do it?

Zebra Domestication
Zebra Domestication

Zebras evolved among the Old World horses within the last 4 million years.