Documentaries & Film Crews

The Orca at Punta Norte are perhaps some of the most famous orca in the world. They have been appearing in documentaries (doco’s) for decades. Some of the historic doco’s are listed below, as well as more contemporaneous ones. The PNOR team have been instrumental in helping a number of film crews, including many of those featured below;

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Premiered 3 October 1993.

National Geographic Explorer & Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Killer Whales: Wolves of the Sea. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough. Filmed with David Parer.

Awards: Gold Panda for Best Film at Wildscreen 1994

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Premiered 14 October 1990.

BBC Earth | Trials Of Life (“Hunting & Escaping” episode 4) with David Attenborough. Filmed with Mike DeGruy.

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Premiered 31 October 2001

BBC | Blue Planet II (“Coasts” episode 8) narrated by David Attenborough. Producer Andy Byatt. Clip “A cruel lesson“.

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Premiered 30 November 2003

National Geographic & Earth Creatures Company | Be the Creature. (“Coastal Creatures” episode 7). Filmed with the Kratt Brothers (Chris and Martin).

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Premiered 14 February 2010.

Discovery Channel. Pangolin Pictures. Killer Whales (also known as; Orca. The Ultimate Killer). Filmed with Paul Atkins.

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2013. Televisa Mexico.

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2014. BBC.

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Premiered 9 October 2015

BBC2 HD | Patagonia: Earth’s Secret Paradise (Wild Patagonia) (“Life on the Edge” episode 3). Narrated by Santiago Cabrera

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Premiered 6 December 2015

BBC1 & Silverback Films | The Hunt (“Race Against Time (Coasts)” episode 6) narrated by David Attenborough. Executive Producer, Alistair Fothergill. Behind the scenes video-blog re filming the orca.

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Premiered 2016.

BBC | Blue Planet II

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Hayes (left), Andy (middle) preparing to flim Ingrid (right) for interview with Red Rock Films. Photo PNOR.

2019. National Geographic & Red Rock Films | Production Title and Release Date To be Announced.

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Jorge (left) and Juan (middle) being filmed by John (right) ZED Production. Photo courtesy of Lindsey Kruse.

2019. ZED Production for ARTE France (distributed worldwide by Terranoa) | Genius Sea Hunters. Release Date To be Announced.

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A shimmering sea as the sun sets over Medina Bay, Estancia La Ernestina Photo PNOR.

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