Tales by Light

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Tales by Light
Tales by Light logo.png
Genre Documentary, reality, Photography
Developed by Canon Australia + Untitled Film Works
Directed by Abraham Joffe ACS
Voices of Jack Thompson (season 1)
Sigrid Thornton (season 2)
Country of origin Australia
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 9
Production
Executive producer(s) Jason Mclean
Producer(s) Abraham Joffe
Cinematography Abraham Joffe, Blake Castle, Dom West
Editor(s) Lorna-Jean Bradley, Hayley Onikul
Running time 30 minutes (season 1)
1 hour (season 2)
Production company(s) Untitled Film Works
Distributor Distribution 360[1]
Release
Original network National Geographic
Picture format 4K UHD
Original release 24 May 2015 (2015-05-24)

Tales by Light is an Australian documentary reality television series airing on National Geographic. The program is branded content and a joint venture between National Geographic and Canon[2] which follows a number of professional photographers travelling around the world to capture images which tell a story.[3]

The program debuted on 24 May 2015[4] and was renewed for a second season which debuted on 25 October 2016.[5]

Cast[edit]

  • Art Wolfe (season 1)
  • Peter Eastway (season 1)
  • Richard I’Anson (season 1)
  • Darren Jew (season 1)
  • Krystle Wright (season 1)
  • Jonathan Scott (season 2)
  • Angela Scott (season 2)
  • Eric Cheng (season 2)
  • Stephen Dupont (season 2)

Broadcast[edit]

In Australia, the first season of six half-hour episodes premiered on 24 May 2015 on National Geographic. The second season consisted of three hour-long episodes, and debuted on 25 October 2016.[6]

Internationally, the program became available via Netflix from 11 November 2016.[7]

Episodes[edit]

SeriesEpisode
duration
EpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
130 minutes624 May 2015 (2015-05-24)28 June 2015 (2015-06-28)
260 minutes325 October 2016 (2016-10-25)8 November 2016 (2016-11-08)

Season 1 (2015)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [8]Original air dateAustralian viewers
11"Submerged"24 May 2015 (2015-05-24)N/A
22"Himalaya"31 May 2015 (2015-05-31)N/A
33"Adrenaline"7 June 2015 (2015-06-07)N/A
44"Wild"14 June 2015 (2015-06-14)N/A
55"Panorama"21 June 2015 (2015-06-21)N/A
66"Tribes"28 June 2015 (2015-06-28)N/A

Season 2 (2016)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [5]Original air dateAustralian viewers
71"Sacred Nature - Jonathan and Angela Scott"25 October 2016 (2016-10-25)N/A
82"Misunderstood Marine Predators - Eric Cheng"1 November 2016 (2016-11-01)N/A
93"Life and Death - Stephen Dupont"8 November 2016 (2016-11-08)N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tales By Light". C21 Media. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  2. ^ McGrath, James (18 March 2015). "Canon and National Geographic announce TV partnership". AdNews. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  3. ^ Zhang, Michael (18 March 2015). "Tales by Light: Canon and National Geographic Join Forces for Six Part TV Series". PetaPixel. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  4. ^ Pike, Ben (24 May 2016). "Canon Tales By Light photographic TV series premieres on National Geographic Channel". The Daily Telegraph. News Corp Australia. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  5. ^ a b "Canon Australia & National Geographic announce Tales by Light season 2". Mumbrella. 23 September 2016. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  6. ^ Homewood, Sarah (22 September 2016). "Canon launches second TV series; pushes experiences over advertising". AdNews. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  7. ^ Knox, David (11 November 2016). "Tales by Light on Netflix". TV Tonight. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 
  8. ^ "Tales By Light: mindblowing stories from behind the lens". Foxtel. 18 May 2015. Retrieved 15 November 2016. 

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