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Pioneer Productions is the go-to company for bold, ambitious and ground-breaking factual programming.  As a multi-award winning company it has built a world-wide reputation for bringing visual flair, brilliant story-telling and outstanding production values to the screen. Its vast portfolio of science, adventure, history, factual-drama, life-style and popular programming has been enjoyed by millions of viewers, in over 80 countries across the globe.

Pioneer Productions' mission is to make the complex appealing, to tell gripping stories in an innovative and informative way that is accessible for all.

The multi award-winning 'In The Womb' series (Nat Geo & Channel 4) combined real-life footage, captured using specialist filming techniques, alongside astounding visual effects and prosthetics  to portray the never-before-seen world of babies before birth. One-off special documentary 'Journey to the Edge of the Universe' pioneered the 'one shot', to take the viewer on an immersive journey to the outmost reaches of space and 'Storm City' (Nat Geo & Sky TV) brought the fury of Mother Nature alive through stunning 3D.

Pioneer Productions popular lifestyle slate includes 'Extreme Homes' (HGTV) 'How Drugs Work' (BBC3), 'Invasion Earth' (NGCI) and the brand new Mail Order Murder series, soon to air on Discovery ID.  The factual producer has also worked with some of the biggest names in the industry including Samuel L. Jackson, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Martin Sheen, Courtney Cox and Brendan Fraser.

Pioneer Productions launched weather programming to mainstream broadcasters with its hugely successful 'Raging Planet' series (Discovery and Channel 4) and 'Wonders of Weather' (Discovery). They've continued to reinvent the subject using cutting edge CGI, specialist photography and user-generated content.

Specialists in fast-turn around programmes, Pioneer Productions broke the story of Super storm hurricane Sandy, the 2004 Boxing Day Tsunami in Indonesia, the 2010 Chilean Mining disaster and documented Steve Job's untimely death, all within days and weeks of the events occurring. Each production carries the Pioneer hallmark of great investigative journalism, compelling story-telling and stunning visuals.

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Latest Productions

How the Universe Works 3

How the Universe Works 3

9 + 1 special x 60 minutes for Discovery Science
World's Weirdest Weather II

World's Weirdest Weather II

4 x 60 minutes for More4
Storms that Stole Christmas

Storms that Stole Christmas

1 x 60 minutes for Channel4