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FAMED NATURE FILMMAKER TO REVEAL WHEN SCENES ARE FAKED

December 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

We have apparently come a long way from the time — more than a half century ago — when a Disney nature documentary had us believing that lemmings committed suicide en masse by hurling themselves over a cliff into the sea. (Many years later, it was revealed that the scene had been faked.) Last year, […]

BBC ACCUSED OF FAKING SCENE IN ACCLAIMED FROZEN PLANET

December 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The BBC has defended itself against critics of David Attenborough’s Frozen Planet who claim that the filmmakers faked scenes of the birth of polar bear cubs in the series’ fifth episode. The broadcaster, while acknowledging that the scenes were not shot in the arctic but in a Netherlands zoo, said that the filmmakers had complied […]