Blue Planet II Poster

(2017–2018)

Awards

Primetime Emmy Awards 2018

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Narrator
David Attenborough
BBC America
For episode "One Ocean"
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series
James Honeyborne
Mark Brownlow
Jonathan Smith
Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program
Gavin Thurston (photography)
For episode "The Deep"
Outstanding Cinematography for a Nonfiction Program
Ted Giffords (photography)
Roger Munns (photography)
For episode "One Ocean"
Outstanding Sound Editing for a Nonfiction Program (Single or Multi-Camera)
Kate Hopkins (sound editor)
Tim Owens (sound editor)
For episode: "Coral Reefs".

BAFTA Awards 2018

Winner
BAFTA TV Award
Virgin TV's Must-See Moment
David Attenborough
BBC Natural History Unit (NHU)
BBC Worldwide
The Open University
Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)
BBC America
Tencent
CCTV9
BBC One
Nominee
BAFTA TV Award
Best Specialist Factual
James Honeyborne
Orla Doherty
BBC Natural History Unit (NHU)
BBC Worldwide
The Open University
BBC America
Tencent
CCTV9
BBC One

Bafta TV Craft 2018

Winner
BAFTA Television Craft Award
Photography - Factual
Roger Munns
Roger Horrocks
Ted Giffords
Nuno Sá
Alfredo Barroso
Tom Fitz
Chris Bryan
Gavin Thurston
Didier Noirot
Steve Hathaway
BBC Natural History Unit (NHU)
One Ocean
Sound: Factual
Graham Wild
Kate Hopkins
Tim Owens
BBC Natural History Unit (NHU)
BBC Worldwide
The Open University
Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)
BBC America
Tencent
France Televisions and its Staff
CCTV9
BBC One
Nominee
BAFTA Television Craft Award
Editing Factual
Nigel Buck
Editing Factual
Matt Meech (editor)
BBC Natural History Unit (NHU) (production company)

Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2018

Winner
Broadcasting Press Guild Award
Best Documentary Series
James Honeyborne (Executive Producer)
Mark Brownlow (Series producer)
Katie Hall (Production Manager)
Jonathan Smith (Producer)
Orla Doherty (Producer)
John Ruthven (Producer)
Kathryn Jeffs (Producer)
Miles Barton (Producer)
Will Ridgeon (Producer)
BBC Natural History Unit (NHU)
BBC Worldwide
The Open University
Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)
BBC America
Tencent
France Televisions and its Staff
CCTV9
BBC One

Guangzhou International Documentary Film Festival (GZDOC) 2018

Winner
Golden Kapok Award
BEST DOCUMENTARY SERIES
James Honeyborne (director)
BBC Natural History Unit (NHU) (production company)

Filmed over four years covering every continent and ocean, this sequel to 2001's multi-award ... More

Filmed over four years covering every continent and ocean, this sequel to 2001's multi-award winning The Blue Planet promises to take viewers on a revelatory and magical journey into the greatest, yet least known parts of our planet-our oceans. By using breakthroughs in science and cutting-edge technology to explore this final frontier, the series will reveal the astonishing characters, otherworldly places and extraordinary new animal behaviours. Warm and compelling stories about marine habitats and their characterful inhabitants will build people's emotional relationship with our oceans and bring a new perspective to this little-known world.


International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA) 2018

Nominee
IFMCA Award
Best Original Score for a Documentary Film
Hans Zimmer
Jacob Shea
David Fleming

Jerry Goldsmith Awards 2018

Nominee
Jerry Goldsmith Award
Best Documentary Score
David Fleming
Jacob Shea

National Television Awards, UK 2018

Winner
Impact Award
Special
James Honeyborne (Executive Producer)
Mark Brownlow (Series producer)
Katie Hall (Production Manager)
Jonathan Smith (Producer)
Orla Doherty (Producer)
John Ruthven (Producer)
Kathryn Jeffs (Producer)
Miles Barton (Producer)
Will Ridgeon (Producer)
BBC Natural History Unit (NHU)
BBC Worldwide
The Open University
Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)
BBC America
Tencent
France Televisions and its Staff
CCTV9
BBC One

Peabody Awards 2019

Nominee
Peabody Award
Documentary

Royal Television Society, UK 2018

Winner
RTS West Television Award
Best Grading
Adam Inglis (colourist)
Nominee
RTS Craft & Design Award
Best Photography: Documentary/Factual & Non-Drama
Roger Munns
Gavin Thurston
Nuno Sá
Alfredo Barroso
Ted Giffords
Chris Bryan
Hugh Miller
Dan Beecham
Roger Horrocks
David Reichert
BBC Natural History Unit (NHU)
Tencent
BBC America
CCTV9
WDR Cologne
France Televisions and its Staff

Television and Radio Industries Club Awards 2017

Winner
TRIC Award
TV Factual Programme
James Honeyborne (Executive Producer)
Mark Brownlow (Series producer)
Katie Hall (Production Manager)
Jonathan Smith (Producer)
Orla Doherty (Producer)
John Ruthven (Producer)
Kathryn Jeffs (Producer)
Miles Barton (Producer)
Will Ridgeon (Producer)
BBC Natural History Unit (NHU)
BBC Worldwide
The Open University
Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR)
BBC America
Tencent
France Televisions and its Staff
CCTV9
BBC One

Television Critics Association Awards 2018

Nominee
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in News and Information

Televisual Bulldog Awards, UK 2018

Winner
Televisual Bulldog Award
Best Cinematography
Roger Munns
Gavin Thurston
Roger Horrocks
Dan Beecham
Ted Giffords
BBC Natural History Unit (NHU)

Wildscreen Festival 2018

Winner
Panda Award
Panasonic Cinematography award: Large Budget
Roger Munns
Ted Giffords
Nuno Sá
Alfredo Barroso
Gavin Thurston
Chris Bryan
Tom Fitz
Steve Hathaway
Roger Horrocks
David Reichert
BBC Natural History Unit (NHU)

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