TBI : France TV Group orders vulture doc
France Télévisions Group has ordered a one-off documentary about the largest bird in Europe – the vulture.
Paris-based Pernel Media will produce the 1 x 60-minute special, Meet The Vulture Families (aka Bienvenue Chez Les Vautours), which is directed by Emmanuel Rondeau. Shot in Provence, in the south of France over 12 months, the production will focus on four different species of vulture – the griffon, black, Egyptian and the bearded vultures. Fabrice Frank is executive producing for Pernel Media.
“This important documentary further cements our move into premium natural history programming,” commented Samuel Kissous, president of Pernel Media.
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