Impossible Pictures

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Impossible Pictures Ltd. is a London-based independent TV production company founded in 2002 by Tim Haines, creator of Walking with Dinosaurs, and Jasper James.[1]

Impossible Pictures began by producing documentary series using computer generated imagery with shows like Walking with Dinosaurs, Walking with Beasts and Space Odyssey to docu-dramas such as Perfect Disaster and Blitz Street to drama in the form of Primeval and Sinbad. Two further production houses are also part of Impossible Pictures Ltd. These are 360production, with its offices in Derry, Northern Ireland and Firestep, an animation company trading as Impossible Kids that works out of Manchester.

Productions have aired on UK networks including BBC, ITV, Sky TV and Watch, and overseas.

List of productions[edit]

While part of BBC[edit]

As an independent company[edit]


British Academy Television Awards (BAFTAs)[edit]

  • Walking with Dinosaurs: 1999 for Innovation
  • Walking with Dinosaurs: 1999 for Best Original Television Music
  • Walking with Beasts: 2001 for enhancement of linear media
  • The Giant Claw: 2002 for visual effects


  • Walking with Dinosaurs: 1999-2000 for outstanding animated program
  • The Ballad of Big Al: 2000-2001 for outstanding animated program
  • Walking with Beasts: 2001-2002 for outstanding animated program
  • Chased by Dinosaurs: 2002-2003 for outstanding animated program

Royal Television Society Awards (RTSs)[edit]

  • Walking with Dinosaurs: 1999 for teamwork
  • Walking with Beasts Online: 2001 for primary and secondary multimedia and interactive

TV and Radio Industry Award[edit]

  • Walking with Dinosaurs: 2000 for documentary program of the year


  • Sea Monsters: 2003 for animal planet international award for popular broadcast program
  • The Giant Claw: 2004 for parthenon entertainment award for innovation

Broadcast Film Critics Association Award[edit]

  • Walking with Dinosaurs: 2000 for new program

Peabody Award[edit]

  • Walking with Dinosaurs: 2000


  1. ^ "Impossible Pictures Appoints New Managing Director". 23 November 2006. Retrieved 3 September 2011. 

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