How the BBC makes Planet Earth look like a Hollywood movie

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The technology behind the cinematic style of the BBC's Planet Earth II.

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Planet Earth II is airing Saturdays on BBC America. Full episodes will also be streaming the day after they air on BBCAmerica.com for subscribers. http://www.bbcamerica.com/shows/planet-earth-ii/where-to-watch 

Clips from BBC:
Iguana vs. snakes (Planet Earth II) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rv9hn4IGofM
Attenborough & sloth (Life of Mammals) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ndMKTnSRsKM 
Komodo dragon (Zoo Quest) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6z_PjBppGY 
Attenborough & orangutans (Zoo Quest) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=692fiaoJWy8 
Indri (Zoo Quest) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OALx3kKJhqA 
Lion hunt (Wild Africa) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XabZLTpugN8 
Kangaroo (Life of Mammals) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AiTG6T9pTcM 
Herbivores (Life of Mammals) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtnLNmB3ZNE 
Polar bear (Planet Earth) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BSWa8DZEy84 
Wolf hunt (Life of Mammals) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UH-6r5jrGI 
Wolf hunt (Planet Earth)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0E6geAq1k8 

And many more on BBC's mobile app: Sir David Attenborough's Story of Life http://www.bbc.com/earth/storyoflife

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Gleanix
I would love to see what percentage of footage they actually use after a week long shoot.
Nearly every shot we see in the final version is simply breathtaking.
Al Cox
Easy. Two important ingredient.

1. Hundreds of millions of licence fee money.
2. A few dozen paedophiles.

That's the BBC.
John Do
JOSS
Otilia Lefter
Planet Earth series are mind-blowing, extaordinary!!!
Sieptium
Planet earth is probably my most favorite show ever. Now I'm excited to see the 2nd part haha.
Jo Lori
planet earth 2 with a vengeance earth has come back after years of absence to kick ass and show pictures of penguins
RUSMIX Alive
bbc earth is so underated
bob garcias
YOU GUYS IM TRYING TO FIND THE VOX VIDEO ABOUT WHAT MAKES LA LA LAND A MUSICAL AND HOW ITS FILMED PLEASE HELP
Barbara Sjomladóttir
I want it.
Arpith Shetty
Does anyone know the music used at 7:15
LeifIsStrange
Is that Sarah Koenig????
LeifIsStrange
Great video <3
Brandon Sweeting
Does anyone know the name of the background music they used at 5:50?
Giorgio Ciacchella
7:30 : "Gimbals, becoming available not just to pros, but to everyone"
Shows a rig that costs like 80000 bucks
Rick Matsokotere
I just want to know what happened to the baby antelope whose mum is fighting a baboon 😳
Mayur Karanth
vox is loosing touch. We all know about gimle. don't emphasis on it. rather you could have potray on how they get the shots without scaring the animals or altering their behaviour with human presence.
caramel coffee
that lizard in the snake pit scene is ICONIC
Blarph Blublub
5:54 "Oi, that bastard came again."
Mark Sway
那些手持稳定器和无人机是由中国深圳的一家DJI公司做出来的,厉害了我的国
Flixh
very good video! :D
John Harrington
I have to admit I would watch and listen to Sir David Attenborough reading the phone book
Something I love
did I saw Bambi getting kidnapped by a monkey
Jasmine Steel
I love these videos but you pronounced Sir David Attenborough's surname incorrectly. It's atten-burrah (almost bra). Usually, I am not one of these people. But he is like a God here in the UK.
Amit Garg
In Other Words, If BBC watcher Lost in Jungle, He will Die for Sure :P ..
Johnathan Mayo
WHY BBC WHY DID YOU LET JEREMY GO OVER TO AMAZON.... Now I have no more original top gear...
Steve jenkins
Does anyone else think it would be satisfying to crush a bunch of locust in a big hoard
MrVestido
i watched this in 2x speed and got it all. they need to talk faster.
MrBryantonfire
I can't belive youtube didn't show me the last 3 (!) episodes of observatory
Henrique Oliveira
what´s the music that starts in 5:48 ?
MCclimbs
0:47 What movie is that?
Nick Eizena
I just got terrifying thought what if there's some higher being/alien make documentary about us and ufo is just an amateur make film about us.
Siva Nova
I remember the wolf chase, I felt my heart break into tiny bitty pieces when the prey stumbled after escaping and then was caught again
pahoment
the beginning made me so itchy
Richard Getz
Thanks for sharing!

Do you know what is the highest frame rate the BBC records at?
JJ TO
6:37 I always wondered how they got that shot!
TheTomjmcc
it can't just be me at how she's axing David's name
Phil Scoles
Is the narrator the one eating popcorn on the couch? I'm in love ❤️
Alex's Reviews
Every time an American says 'Attenborough' I die a little inside
Ultra Silver
I think the animals are paid.
jacenK
thank you for this
Max Greiner
Did anybody else think of what I thought when they saw the title...
DC9848
Perfect topic for the video journalist of our decade
Anthony Vasquez - EndZz
The girl in this video is adorable!
Brenden Swanson
Very well done.
Raja Hafify Zaed
I want to sit on that couch with Joss. And let her convert me back into Liberalism.
Franco Rizzo
2:46 - I totally misheard her say "the BeeBeeBees' series..."
Cari Cari
7:34 the sloths ahhhh so cute
SF Talk To The Frog
Joss Fong ... you stole my heart :)
Nihao Vlad
Now that is awesome use of gimbals and drones, not the weddings you shoot =)
orangelion03
Thank you for bringing attention to the tech and artistry that has gone into making this series! Fascinating.
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