Big Wave News

“My extraordinary 36 hours swimming ‘as one’ with a shark”

Article from ITV’s THIS MORNING Thursday 18 July at 12:16pm When Ultra-athlete Ross Edgley began a world record attempt to swim around Great Britain, he knew his body would face all kinds of challenges, but he never expected to swim side by side with an 11 metre long shark. Ross was shadowed by the huge […]

Posted on: July 18th, 2024

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SHARK vs Ross Edgley- ‘Changing Fear To Fascination’

Read Full Forbes Article here or click to read on Forbes website. Sharks have long held a place in our collective imagination as fearsome predators, prowling the depths of the ocean with a single-minded focus on hunting anything that crosses their path. From the bone-chilling theme of “Jaws” to sensationalist headlines about shark attacks, popular […]

Posted on: July 3rd, 2024

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On Sunday June 30 2024, National Geographic US broadcasts Shark vs. Ross Edgley! Episode Summary In this episode of “Shark vs. Ross Edgley” on National Geographic, viewers will witness ultra-athlete Ross Edgley pushing his limits as he pits himself against four legendary sharks. The tension and excitement are palpable as Edgley embarks on this […]

Posted on: July 1st, 2024

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Meet the Rewilders: Sussex Kelp Recovery Project

See full article here We have a long history of being involved with projects around the world that help to make real change. One we are super proud to be part of is the Sussex Kelp Recovery Project (SKRP). This lovely article by Rewilding Britain charts the journey of what happened here in Sussex, our home, and how communities, […]

Posted on: June 20th, 2024

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Nat Geo preps Jaw-some new content for annual SharkFest summer strand

Disney-backed National Geographic Channel has announced new content for its annual Sharkfest strand, including Shark Beach with Anthony Mackie: Gulf Coast. Produced by Jane Root’s transatlantic prodco Nutopia, the 1×60’ special sees actor Mackie (The Falcon & the Winter Soldier) navigating the waters of his hometown in New Orleans with leading scientists to explore the […]

Posted on: June 13th, 2024

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Deep Dive Australia – Behind the Scenes

BROADCAST ARTICLE Presenter Lizzie Daly on getting breathtakingly close to the wildlife of some of Australia’s most remote locations Credits Production Company Big Wave Productions Commissioner Alison Barrat, Love Nature Presenter Lizzie Daly Series Producer/Director Mark Woodward Executive Producer Emma Ross Underwater Cinematography Biopixel Post House The Edit Telling the story of Australia’s extraordinary marine […]

Posted on: February 19th, 2024

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BEHIND THE SCENES – Shark Eat Shark, National Geographic

BROADCAST ARTICLE 30th JUNE 2023 Big Wave Productions’ director of natural history Emma Ross on proving that sharks off the coast of South Africa are eating each other Production Company: Big Wave Productions Commissioner: Janet Vissering, Nat Geo Wild Length: 1 x 60 minutes TX: 2 July 9pm ET/PT, National Geographic Executive Producers: Emma Ross and Sarah Cunliffe […]

Posted on: July 3rd, 2023

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‘Diving into BigWave’ by Assistant Producer Nathalie Grace Miles

I started diving with my Dad and Sister when I was 15 years old and it was love at first sight. The magic of the ocean captivated me and I have never looked back. I have dived in 12 countries, across 5 continents and seen some incredible marine species in some fascinating underwater environments.  I always […]

Posted on: June 5th, 2023

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BBC announces commission –  ‘The Man Who Loves Kelp’

The BBC has announced their commission of our half hour documentary ‘The Man who Loves Kelp’  A story told through the eyes of 73-year-old lorry driver and free-diver, Eric Smith and his daughter Catrine Priestley, tells of a once magical underwater forest, teeming with life that used to flourish off the south coast, until the […]

Posted on: May 30th, 2023

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We’ve been lucky enough this past month to have an extra pair of hands at Big Wave – and they’re overdue an introduction! Meet Helen, our Wildscreen X WWF Production Assistant Intern. Over Summer, Big Wave teamed up with Wildscreen and WWF to become one of the first production companies to host interns as part […]

Posted on: November 16th, 2022

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