John Aitchison

Tuesday October 10th

John is a wildlife filmmaker who works for the independent production company Otter Films Ltd. Otter Films has worked with the BBC, National Geographic, PBS and Discovery Channel on series including Planet Earth II, The Hunt, Frozen Planet, Life Stories, Life, Big Cat Diary, Springwatch and Yellowstone. His most recent projects include working on the new BBC1 series Planet Earth II which was first shown in autumn 2016. John helped film the Wilson’s bird of paradise for the Jungles episode, as well as hyenas in Ethiopia and catfish in France for the Cities episode. John also filmed the Peregrines that live in New York for the Cities episode. There’s a chapter about this in The Shark and the Albatross. Recently he has also been working on Dynasties: Lions (for BBC1 in 2018), a Disney Nature documentary and “Our Planet”, a series for Netflix.

Venue: Fisher Theatre.
Time: 7.30 p.m.