Barny Revill,Producer/Director

Barny Revill

Producer/Director, Director

About Barny Revill

• I'm a Producer / Director with a lot of experience in the field, particularly remote and extreme environments.
• I've directed and self shot on Mount Everest, in the Amazon, the Simpson Desert, the Congo Basin and beneath the North Pole on a Royal Navy Nuclear submarine.
• I have worked with a range of presenters (celebrity and new) both scripting and directing their performances in some very

• I'm a Producer / Director with a lot of experience in the field, particularly remote and extreme environments.
• I've directed and self shot on Mount Everest, in the Amazon, the Simpson Desert, the Congo Basin and beneath the North Pole on a Royal Navy Nuclear submarine.
• I have worked with a range of presenters (celebrity and new) both scripting and directing their performances in some very challenging conditions.
• Clips from my shows have gone viral and now total well over 30million views.
• I've recently been exploring the commercial world and I'm loving the way this is expanding my creative output and connecting me with new talent.
• I am passionate about story telling and love the interaction of people, information and emotion.
• I am continually developing ideas for all genres of programmes and I am always looking to learn, be it in a creative, intellectual or artistic capacity.

www.barnyrevill.com

QUOTES:
"the highest rated series in Animal Planet history" River Monsters

"the network's best-performing series premiere ever" Animal Planet US press release, River Monsters - Piranha.

"terrific series... this should do for rivers and lakes what Jaws did for the sea, especially the Piranha episode" DVD Review 2010

"Grimly compelling series... a treat for the eyes. It is, frankly, compulsive viewing in a gruelling kind of way." The Times, Everest - Beyond the Limit.

"Extraordinary television... the story is suspenseful and spine-tingling - I found myself out of breath, squeezing the armrests of my recliner... don't miss it." Denver Post, Everest - Beyond the Limit.

"Dazzling, jawdropping television" Daily Telegraph, Deep Jungle.

"Another in the brilliant Secrets of Egypt series" Daily Express, Sphinx.

"thoroughly captivating and compelling... 'Pack of Teeth' has just about the best 3D I've seen in a broadcast... it's a great demo of what 3D can do when combined with a great story and visuals." 3DTV review

"The Secret Life of Dogs only disappoints when you discover it is just a one-off rather than a short series" Sunday Times, Secret Life of Dogs

"This one-off documentary is hard to resist. In fact one of my favourite TV moments of the year is seeing a springer spaniel called Jess bottle-feeding an orphaned lamb." Mirror, Secret Life of Dogs

"tail-wagging delight of a documentary" Metro, Secret Life of Dogs

"Adorable, all of it." Guardian, Secret Life of Dogs

"Actually, it's a scientifically revealing film about canine behaviour, illustrated with some lovely dogs and an intelligent narrative delivered by dog-lover Clunes." Observer, Secret Life of Dogs

'Documentary of the week' Radio Times, Animal Odd Couples

"Ridiculously heart melting" Daily Mirror, Animal Odd Couples

"the footage is naturally astonishing" Daily Telegraph, Animal Odd Couples

Animal Odd Couples, 5.6million viewers making it the 2nd most watched wildlife show of the whole year after 'Africa'.

"Inspiring" The Guardian, Secret Life of Babies (Choice)

"Fascinating documentary" Daily Mail, Secret Life of Babies (Pick of the Week)

"Stunning statistics and discoveries nonchalantly tossed out " The Sunday Times, Secret Life of Babies (Pick of the Day)

"Shot after shot after shot of gorgeous little babies crawling about and looking unbelievably cute. " Radio Times, Secret Life of Babies (Editor's Pick of the Week)

Media

Secrets of Egypt (Egypt Unwrapped) - Sphinx

Pretitle tease for 1 hour HD doc for National Geographic and Five

Secrets of Egypt (Egypt Unwrapped) - Sphinx

Pretitle tease for 1 hour HD doc for National Geographic and Five

Everest - Beyond the limit

Series intro for 6 x 1 hour prime-time, character led observational documentary series for The Discovery Channel

Gold Mask - Josh Bernstein

Taster reel, 1 hour HD presenter led doc for the Discovery Channel.

Quitting Under Pressure

BBC One Show insert, one of three ob doc films following submariners as they quit smoking on board HMS Tireless.

Piranha intro.mp4

Intro to River Monsters - Piranha, the highest rated series premiere ever on Animal Planet.

Bus crash recon - River Monsters Piranha

Dramatic reconstruction of a bus crashing into the Amazon, where 39 people died, many eaten by Piranhas. Part of River Monsters - Piranha for Animal Planet and iTV. This show was the highest rated series premiere ever on Animal Planet.

Beast Hunter.mov

National Geographic Sizzle reel for Beast Hunter (Beast Man in UK). 5 x 1hr presenter led documentary shot in HD.

Bite of the Living Dead

100% drama reconstruction

Bite of the Living Dead - Whole film

The entire film of "Bite of the Living Dead" (wt Twilight states) 100% drama documentary for Animal Planet.

RM3D pre titles.mov

Side-by-side video of River Monsters 3D pre-title tease

Secret Life of Dogs - Basset Hound shake

viral clip from 'Secret Life of Dogs' of a Basset Hound shaking off water. Shot with a Phantom at 1000fps.

Secret Life of Dogs pretitle

Animal Odd Couples Prog1 Pretitle

Animal Odd Couples Prog 2 Pretitle

Secret Life of Babies

Secret Life of Babies pretitle. 1x1hr for itv and BBCWW.

Life at the Extreme with Davina McCall

Plimsoll productions trailer

Carol Klein's Plant Odysseys

intro

Videos


Images

Equipment

Additional Information

Industries

TV

Programme Types

Biography, Commercial, Current Affairs, Documentary, Docusoap, Drama Reconstruction, Dramatised Documentary, Factual, Factual Entertainment, Health, Historical Documentary, Natural History, Observational Documentary, Science, Travel

Specialisms

Africa, Animal welfare, Anthropology, Archaeology, Biology, China, Ecology, Environment, Geography, High-Definition, History, Latin America, Location Filming, Mountaineering, Natural History, Programme Development, Science, South Africa, Travel, USA, Wildlife, Zoology

Credits

Earth from Space

(Jan 2017 - Aug 2018)

BBC Natural History Unit

Series Director

Behind the Scenes at Battersea

(Feb 2018 - Feb 2018)

Kream London, Karmarama

Director (Commercials)

Me and My Dog - the ultimate contest

(Aug 2016 - Sep 2016)

Wall to Wall

Series Director

Dulux Commercial

(Feb 2016 - Mar 2016)

Point Blank Productions / BBH

Director (Commercials)

Life at the Extreme with Davina McCall

(Aug 2014 - Feb 2016)

Plimsoll Productions

Series Director

Secret Life of Babies

(Jan 2014 - Jun 2015)

Oxford Scientific Films

Producer/Director

Carol Klein's Plant Odysseys

(July 2014 - Aug 2014)

Oxford Scientific Films

Director

Animal Odd Couples

(Jan 2013 - Jan 2013)

Oxford Scientific Films

Series Director

Secret Life of Dogs

(Jan 2012 - Jan 2012)

Oxford Scientific Films

Producer/Director

River Monsters 3D 'Pack of Teeth'

(Jan 2012 - Jan 2012)

Icon Films

Producer/Director

Additional Information

Industries

TV

Programme Types

Biography, Commercial, Current Affairs, Documentary, Docusoap, Drama Reconstruction, Dramatised Documentary, Factual, Factual Entertainment, Health, Historical Documentary, Natural History, Observational Documentary, Science, Travel

Specialisms

Africa, Animal welfare, Anthropology, Archaeology, Biology, China, Ecology, Environment, Geography, High-Definition, History, Latin America, Location Filming, Mountaineering, Natural History, Programme Development, Science, South Africa, Travel, USA, Wildlife, Zoology