Anthony Barwell Producer / Director


PROFILE

Resilient shooting producer / director with extensive foreign filming experience and specialism in remote and extreme environments. Able to deliver compelling narrative from the toughest locations. Excellent shooting skills (C300, FS7, XF305, PMW200, etc.) and can bring a distinctive style to a programme. Experienced in shooting actuality, identifying emerging storylines and getting the best out of a wide range of contributors, but equally confident working with established names as well as developing new talent. Strong journalism and script-writing skills and creative in the edit.

Hostile environment training (1st Option) and extreme cold weather training (Polar Challenge). US i visa.


 CLIPS OF RECENT PROJECTS

SACRED WONDERS: IRAQ
Sacred Wonders

A Yazidi woman, having escaped from captivity, returns to Iraq to take part in her religion’s annual festival.
BBC1

OPERATION GOLD RUSH
Operation Gold Rush with Dan Snow

Prime time adventure / history series. Dan Snow leads a team of experts on an epic expedition from Alaska to the Yukon.
BBC2

HORIZON: CYBER ATTACK

Horizon: cyber attackHackers and government agents cast light on the murky world of cyber-crime and its potentially devastating consequences.
BBC2

Nazi Megastructures
Nazi Megastructures

Series investigating the extraordinary military structures built by the Germans during WW2. Location filming combined with drama.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL

ARCHAEOLOGY: A SECRET HISTORY
Archaeology: A Secret History

Richard Miles investigates critical breakthroughs and ground-breaking discoveries in the world of archaeology.
BBC4



PRIMAL SURVIVOR
Primal Survivor

Hazen Audel travels to some of the most hostile environments on the planet to undertake an extreme survival challenge.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL

DRAIN THE OCEANS
Drain the Oceans

The extraordinary story of the Gulf of Mexico is revealed through the latest underwater scanning techniques and high-end CGI.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL

BULLETS, BOOTS & BANDAGES
Bullets Boots & Bandages

Military historian Saul David explores how wars are really won and lost – in the backroom sinews of military planning.
BBC4

CLASH OF THE COLLECTORS
Clash of the Collectors

Series showcasing the world’s most incredible private collections. Three collectors battle it out to decide whose is the best.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL

TOUGH GUY OR CHICKEN: SIBERIA
Tough Guy or Chicken

Five young men spend four months travelling the world, taking on some of the most deadly creatures and hostile places on the planet.
BBC3



SACRED WONDERS: MALI
Sacred Wonders

Djenne mosque in Mali is the largest mud-brick building in the world. Every year it's replastered in the 'crepissage' festival.
BBC1

ED STAFFORD: FIRST MAN OUT
Ed Stafford: First Man Out

Ed Stafford competes against the world’s top survivalists in a race to escape the world's most hostile environments.
DISCOVERY CHANNEL

BRITAIN’S WILDEST WEATHER
BRITAIN'S WILDEST WEATHER

Prime-time 90 min documentary following people caught in the UK's wildest weather and those who risked their lives to save others.
CHANNEL 4

EVEREST RESCUE

Everest RescueObs doc series following an elite group of high altitude helicopter rescue pilots at the height of the climbing season.
DISCOVERY CHANNEL

LAST MAN STANDING: NEPAL
Last Man Standing: series 2

Six western athletes travel to some of the most
remote parts of the world to compete in ancient sporting festivals.
BBC3 / BBC2 / DISCOVERY CHANNEL