Big Wave News

Big Wave’s ‘whale fall’ shoot reaches climax

Big Wave’s ‘whale fall’ expedition to the Celtic Sea is reaching its climax this weekend. Despite force 8 winds, the team have already filmed large predatory sharks, common dolphins, minke whales, and a host of marine visitors that head to our shores each summer to feed. “We were able to film and witness, probably for […]

Posted on: August 27th, 2015

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Ben Fogle and Ellie Harrison to Host Whale Fall Project

We are thrilled to be working with Ben Fogle and Ellie Harrison looking at the marine life off the British Isles this summer. Also on board, Richard Pierce from the UK Shark Trust and ‘whale fall’ expert Nick Higgs from Plymouth University. PS – no sightings of Great White Sharks (contrary to what the press is saying) but plenty […]

Posted on: August 24th, 2015

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Shark Trek to open this year’s Shark Week

Big Wave’s latest production, Shark Trek, will kick off Discovery’s ratings-busting Shark Week. The show, which follows the work of White Shark biologist, Greg Skomal, will air on Sunday July 5th at 8 pm

Posted on: June 25th, 2015

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Jaws Strikes Back finalist at New York Festival

We’re please to announce that our latest film, Jaws Strikes Back, is a finalist at this year’s New York Television and Film Festival. Winners to be announced mid-March. Congratulations to everyone that worked on the Shark Week show!

Posted on: February 17th, 2015

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Boston Museum of Science names Sharkcam in their top 10 science stories of 2014!

SharkCam – the state of the art underwater submersible camera used in ‘Return of Jaws’ and ‘Jaws Strikes Back’ – has been given an honourable mention by Boston Museum of Science in a run down of the biggest science stories of 2014! The device, developed by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, has revolutionised the way Great White […]

Posted on: January 22nd, 2015

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Jaws Strike Back breaks Discovery US viewing records!

More than 3.4 million tuned in on Monday night, helping the show to break previous Monday night records. It was the no.1 non-sport telecast show on Monday evening among the Male 18-49 group! http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2014/08/12/shark-week-continues-to-chomp-up-the-competition-with-ratings-highs-in-key-demos/292702/

Posted on: August 14th, 2014

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GREAT RESPONSE TO SHARK WEEK SPECIAL

Big Wave’s ‘Return of Jaws’ took the number 1 spot for  non-sports telecasts in cable on Monday…  with a great response from the public on Discovery’s Sharkweek facebook page and twitter! “We love watching shark week! ‪#‎returnofjaws‬ “ “Return of Jaws is real science stuff. Scientists, in a boat, tracking sharks. What Shark Week should be.” Read […]

Posted on: August 9th, 2013

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