Mike Salisbury

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Mike Salisbury
Born John Michael Salisbury
March 1942 (age 75)
England
Occupation Filmmaker

John Michael "Mike" Salisbury, OBE (born March 1942[1]) is an English documentary filmmaker specialising in natural history programmes for television. In a career spanning four decades, he spent over 30 years working for the BBC Natural History Unit where he produced a string of award-winning series, many in collaboration with David Attenborough. He retired from the Unit in 2006 but continues to work as a freelance producer.[2] In 2007, he was made an OBE in the New Year Honours List for his services to broadcasting.[3]

Film & TV credits[edit]

Episode "Cork: Forest in a Bottle" (2008) - producer
Episode "Transylvania, Living with Predators" (2001) - producer
Episode "Wolves and Buffalo: An Ancient Alliance" (1997) - producer
Episode "Snowdonia: Realm of the Ravens" (1994) - producer
Series editor (1989-1993)
Miniseries New Guinea: An Island Apart (1992) - executive producer
Episode "Haida Gwai: Islands of the People" (1990) - producer
Miniseries Kingdom of the Ice Bear (1985) - writer & producer
Episode "Through Animal Eyes" (1985) - writer & producer
Episode "Wolf" (1997) - producer
Episode "Unearthing the Mole" (1989) - producer
Episode "Shipwreck" (1980) - producer
  • The Discovery of Animal Behaviour (1982) - producer
  • Animal Olympians (1980) - assistant producer
  • Life on Earth (1979) - assistant producer
  • Animal Magic (1975) - director
  • The World About Us (1974) - assistant producer

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Grierson Trustees' Award 2006". The Grierson Trust. Retrieved 2009-04-03. 
  2. ^ "Mike Salisbury profile". WildFilmHistory. Retrieved 2009-04-03. 
  3. ^ "ss Great Britain director is MBE". BBC News. 2006-12-30. 

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