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"Walking with Dinosaurs" (1999) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1999-

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Walking with Dinosaurs: Season 1: Episode 6 -- The central character in the programme is a female Tyrannosaur that is trying to raise a new brood of chicks. Soon after they hatch, a large meteor strikes the Earth, destroying the ecosystem and the species.


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Release Date:
16 April 2000 (USA) See more »
Documentary-style series about the era of the dinosaurs, mixing real locations and CGI. Full summary »
Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 8 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Very Well Done See more (38 total) »


 (Series Cast [1])

Kenneth Branagh ... Narrator (6 episodes, 1999)

Series Directed by
Tim Haines (6 episodes, 1999)
Jasper James (6 episodes, 1999)
Series Writing credits
Georgann Kane (6 episodes, 1999)

Series Produced by
Lottie Cooper .... post-production producer (6 episodes, 1999)
Nick Green .... assistant producer (6 episodes, 1999)
Tim Haines .... producer (6 episodes, 1999)
Jasper James .... producer (6 episodes, 1999)
Tomi Bednar Landis .... executive producer: Discovery Channel (6 episodes, 1999)
Sue Learoyd .... assistant producer (6 episodes, 1999)
John Lynch .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1999)
Ailsa Orr .... assistant producer (6 episodes, 1999)
Sharon Reed .... post-production producer (6 episodes, 1999)
Series Original Music by
Ben Bartlett (6 episodes, 1999)
Series Cinematography by
John Howarth (6 episodes, 1999)
Michael Pitts (6 episodes, 1999)
Series Film Editing by
Britt Sjoerdsma (6 episodes, 1999)
Andrew Wilks (6 episodes, 1999)
Series Makeup Department
Mark Shostrom .... sculptor: dinosaur footprints (6 episodes, 1999)
Series Production Management
Phil Checkland .... unit manager (6 episodes, 1999)
Alison Woolnough .... production manager (6 episodes, 1999)
Series Art Department
Martin Asbury .... storyboard artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Series Sound Department
Simon Gotel .... sound designer: Adelphoi (6 episodes, 1999)
Bob Jackson .... dubbing mixer (6 episodes, 1999)
Sandra Portman .... dubbing editor (6 episodes, 1999)
David Schmidt .... sound re-recording mixer (6 episodes, 1999)
Andrew Sherriff .... sound designer: Adelphoi (6 episodes, 1999)
Series Special Effects by
Nigel Booth .... sculptor (6 episodes, 1999)
Jamie Campbell .... physical effects (6 episodes, 1999)
John Coppinger .... sculptor (6 episodes, 1999)
Richard Gregory .... key animatronics designer (6 episodes, 1999)
Jez Harris .... animatronics supervisor (6 episodes, 1999)
Lindsay Harris .... key animatronics designer (6 episodes, 1999)
Andy Hunt .... key animatronics designer (6 episodes, 1999)
Jeremy Hunt .... sculptor (6 episodes, 1999)
Reza Karim .... key animatronics designer (6 episodes, 1999)
Jason Reed .... key animatronics designer (6 episodes, 1999)
Colin Shulver .... key animatronics designer (6 episodes, 1999)
Barry Sutton .... sculptor (6 episodes, 1999)
Series Visual Effects by
Avtar Bains .... digital effects artist (6 episodes, 1999)
William Bartlett .... digital effects artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Nick Bennett .... digital effects artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Oliver Bersey .... digital effects artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Murray Butler .... digital effects artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Dave Clifton .... digital effects artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Andrew Daffy .... animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Richard Ducker .... 3D animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Stuart M. Ellis .... 3D animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Stephen Enticott .... animator: Framestore CFC (6 episodes, 1999)
Danny Geurtsen .... texture painter (6 episodes, 1999)
Timothy Greenwood .... visual effects supervisor (6 episodes, 1999)
Scott Griffin .... digital effects line producer (6 episodes, 1999)
Daren Horley .... dinosaur skin designer (6 episodes, 1999)
Alec Knox .... technical director (6 episodes, 1999)
Andy Lomas .... software developer (6 episodes, 1999)
Dave Ludlam .... digital effects artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Virgil Manning .... supervising animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Marco Marenghi .... lead animator (6 episodes, 1999)
David Marsh .... lead cgi artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Mike McGee .... visual effects supervisor (6 episodes, 1999)
Mike Milne .... director of computer animation (6 episodes, 1999)
Alex Parkinson .... software developer (6 episodes, 1999)
Steffan Perry .... digital effects artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Sirio Quintavalle .... digital effects artist (6 episodes, 1999)
George Roper .... digital effects artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Carlos M. Rosas .... supervising animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Asa Shoul .... digital effects artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Max Tyrie .... 3D animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Angus Wilson .... digital effects artist (6 episodes, 1999)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Keith Broome .... assistant camera (6 episodes, 1999)
Peter Thorn .... assistant camera (6 episodes, 1999)
Paul Duffy .... electrician (5 episodes, 1999)
Series Animation Department
Richard Dexter .... animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Richard Ducker .... animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Stuart M. Ellis .... animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Stephen Endicott .... animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Sophie Lodge .... animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Marco Marenghi .... animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Max Tyrie .... animator (6 episodes, 1999)
Series Editorial Department
Joi Shilling .... additional editor (1 episode, 2008)
Series Transportation Department
Joe Tavares .... transportation coordinator: Hawaii (1 episode, 1999)
Series Other crew
Ken Carpenter .... consultant (14 episodes, 1999-2000)
Mark Jenkin .... production assistant (6 episodes, 1999)
Anna Walker .... production coordinator (6 episodes, 1999)

Keith Jodoin .... researcher (unknown episodes)
David Martill .... scientific advisor (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
30 min (6 episodes) | USA:180 min | Netherlands:30 min (6 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

The creators took extra effort to find filming locations that didn't have grass, since grass wasn't as widespread back during the dinosaurs' time and at the time of the show's production it was thought that it hadn't even evolved yet.See more »
Revealing mistakes: A recurring animation error throughout all of the episodes is how the body parts and muscles of the CG animals clip through each other while moving. Wrinkles and skin patterns appear and disappear, and sometimes strange bulges stick out of the animals, seemingly moving independently from the surrounding flesh. This kind of error is perhaps the most noticeable on the shoulder region of the Diplodocus, as the shoulder muscles and the upper part of their front legs "merge" and separate repeatedly at each step.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Primeval: Episode #1.1" (2007)See more »


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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Very Well Done, 19 November 2002
Author: Kevstros00

I viewed "Walking with Dinosaurs" in my Geology class last week. I can honestly say this is the first movie I've ever seen at school that I would buy to watch over and over again at home. The graphics and the stories are simply amazing. Since scientists have only fossils to go by, they of course do not know as much about dinosaurs as they would have us believe. However, the graphics and story lines in this film give you a feel for how the Dinosaurs "probably" were. Many of the scenes resemble wildlife shows in which they follow a lion on the hunt, or an antelope escaping danger. I found myself actually pulling for a turtle to get to the sea, before a gigantic mammal weighing over a ton ate him. The graphics are better than Jurassic Park, however, unlike Jurassic Park, the information is insightful, giving the audience a visual feel for how scientist believe ancient creatures acted. If you're interested in Science, History, or Dinosaurs then you will love this film. If you are a science teacher, show your kids this film! They will love it.

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