Hummingbirds - Jewelled Messengers

Acrobats of the air, flying jewels, iridescent partners of countless plants - hummingbirds are amongst the most remarkable creatures on our planet. The spectacular TMFS production offers unique insights onto the secret world of hummingbirds.

Director: Paul Reddish

Television Producer and Director Author and Scriptwriter
Teacher, Naturalist, Ornithologist and Piscator

Paul joined the BBC from Edinburgh University in 1981 as a TV researcher. He then worked his way up to Series Producer. On the way he produced and directed films on wildlife and anthropology. In 1997 Paul left the BBC to set up his own company, Free Spirit Films. The company specialises in subjects with a natural history, science or anthropology slant, bringing fresh ideas to these genres.
Paul has produced, directed and written scripts for over 25 films. These include many award winning programmes. He has worked with Sir David Attenborough on several occasions. As well as producing individual shows, Paul has been in charge of 3 multi-million pound series. He is the author of ‘Spirits of the Jaguar, has been teaching at the University of Salford and holds a professorship in Cuba and in Argentina.

Director: Paul Reddish
Script: Paul Reddish
Cinematography: Mike Potts
Editing: Martin Elsbury
Music: Markus Pöchinger
Narrator: Otto Clemens
Awards: Best Animal Behaviour 2014
Nominations: Best Animal Behaviour 2014
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