In most nature documentaries, “the host is the main source of the narrative,” Navarro explains. “Someone is talking to you, driving you through the process.” Though this series is hosted by Bear Grylls, Navarro wanted to “lower the level of the voice-over” and allow the visuals to tell the story.
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He also wanted those visuals to be strikingly different from other shows of its kind. Traditionally, the photography in nature docs is “more observational,” shot “from a distance,