Dan
Rees

Head of Development

Dan joined Wildstar Films as Head of Development in October 2018 and has recently also taken on a series producer role.  Prior to that he spent 20 years at the BBC Natural History Unit, working as a producer/director on a huge range of content, from the landmark Frozen Planet to the hugely popular Springwatch Live. He also worked as Series Producer on 4 major series, including the BBC/National Geographic co-production Atlantic and 2018’s highly-acclaimed BBC/PBS co-production Animals With Cameras. His time at the BBC also included a spell as the Natural History Unit’s chief technology strategist.

Dan’s work has won many awards, including:

  • Primetime Emmy, Best Non-Fiction Series (Frozen Planet)
  • BAFTA, Special Award (Springwatch)
  • Sapphire Award, International Wildlife Film Festival (Frozen Planet: On Thin Ice)
  • Best Nature Film, Shanghai International Television Festival (Ganges: Waterland)
  • Best Natural History Programme, Royal Television Society West (Wild Arabia: Sands Of Change)
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