Pernel Media has been commissioned by France’s Arte G.E.I.E. to supply a brand new nature and science documentary miniseries and a blue-chip one-off concerning the extraordinary skills of the butterfly.
Butterflies: Superheroes of Nature (3 x 52 min./1 x 52 min.) examines the insect’s unimaginable capabilities, together with its potential to fly over hundreds of miles, survive excessive environments, and alter in form and colour. Butterflies can thrive in any ecosystem, from the most popular to the coldest, the driest to the wettest. They’re are additionally extremely expert at hiding from predators.
Using new expertise, scientists will reveal butterflies’ “superpowers” and current the bugs in a brand new mild and in a recent and accessible format. The sequence might be shot in South America, Northern and Southern Europe, and Africa.
Butterflies: Superheroes of Nature was commissioned by Christian Cools and Nadine Zwick for Arte G.E.I.E. Executive producers for Pernel Media are Céline Payot Lehmann and Samuel Kissous. International distribution exterior France and Germany might be dealt with by Off the Fence.
“Butterflies are seen as beautiful, enchanting and fragile, yet they have conquered every continent. By utilizing stunning graphics and offering comparisons between butterflies and the codes of superhero culture, Pernel Media is offering viewers a fresh approach to natural history,” mentioned Céline Payot Lehmann, worldwide govt producer at Pernel Media, in a information launch.
Added Loren Baxter, head of acquisitions for Off the Fence: “It’s not often we get to take a closer look at these marvelous and clever creatures, and this series aims to dive deep into the science behind what makes them a vital part of our planet. This, combined with beautiful filming techniques and Pernel’s track record for great storytelling and fresh style, will make it a hit amongst our international clients.”