SD CINEMATOGRAFICA was formed in 1961 as a production company. Since its founding, the company has produced Films, Variety Programmes, and Science and Cultural documentaries for the Italian public broadcaster RAI and other leading international television companies. In recent years the company has focused on wildlife, Science and History documentaries with such success that it now counts National Geographic Channels, Discovery Channels, TF1, ARTE, NHK, TSR, ARD/BR, PBS and ZDF, as well as RAI and Mediaset, among its clients. Many SD documentaries have won major international prizes at the world’s leading festivals, including Academy Award, Emmy and Banff nominations. Today SD Cinematografica has over 800 hours of programming to its name. [abs]
In our short-sighted anthropocentrism, we humans always think we are superior: the only creatures with an inner life, with feelings and morals. With the advantages of technology we feel the most modern and best equipped, better able to communicate, the most talented in constructing... This documentary series allows us to discover the many unexpected wonders of the animal world and find out that we are not always the best, allowing us to examine our consciences and to regard our fellow inhabitants of planet Earth with wonder and respect.