AQUILA FILMS is an established independent production company based in London. We create powerful factual and factual entertainment programming with strong stories that engage a wide audience. Specialising in producing high impact adventure, science, travel and wildlife documentaries for key broadcasters worldwide including BBC and National Geographic. From blue-chip wildlife shows and 3D specials to high volume presenter-led series we aim to push the boundaries with inventive use of stunning computer graphics and multi-platform applications. Aquila collaborates with the world's best cameramen and some of the most creative and innovative directors and editors to produce shows with compelling visuals and strong storytelling.
Headed up by emmy award-winning Executive Producer Andrea Florence, an AWARD-WINNING EXECUTIVE PRODUCER with a strong track record of both specialist factual and factual entertainment programming. Trained in Natural Sciences at Cambridge University she then combined her passions for wildlife and film and travelled the globe producing a raft of high rating films while living for years in the rainforests of Belize, Amazon and Indonesia. Overseen series and multiple co-productions for all major broadcasters worldwide including BBC, Channel 4, ABC, National Geographic and Discovery.
Productions span blue chip wildlife shows, ob-doc series, celebrity and presenter-led factual entertainment, computer graphic specials as well as 3D ventures including:
- 3D POLAR BEARS - for Nat Geo & Universal - nominated for Emmy & winner of Canadian Screen Awards
- landmark IN THE WOMB shows that used revolutionary 4D scans and specially commissioned models to recreate breathtaking sequences of life before birth - Co Production with Fox for Channel 4, National Geographic Channel & National Geographic International - nominated for Emmy & for Banff World TV Awards & winner of Golden Panda award for innovation.
- Emmy award-winning blue chip wildlife special SECRETS OF THE GOLDEN RIVER filmed entirely on location in the Amazon rainforest with never before seen footage of pink river dolphins - for ABC & BBC.
- factual entertainment series JOHN LYDON'S MEGABUGS featuring killer bees, leeches and giant tarantulas fronted by unlikely presenter Johnny Rotten (Discovery).