Earth Touch was launched in 2010 and has its production base in Durban, South Africa and sales and distribution offices in London and Washington DC. We are specialists in factual television production and distribution, in particular natural history documentary series and films.

From our London and DC offices, we distribute both our in-house productions and third party programming to broadcasters and emerging platforms around the globe.  Our broadcaster clients include National Geographic, Smithsonian Networks, Blue Ant Media, ARTE, PBS, UKTV, RAI, NHK, CCTV, France Television, ORF and we co-produce approximately 20 hours per year for these networks.

We represent an increasing number of independent producers across a wide variety of factual genres and are always on the lookout for quality, factual product from producers worldwide.  As factual specialists, we offer our producers a focused and attentive distribution service tailored to their individual requirements.

We attend all the major markets and conferences including MIPTV, MIPCOM, Sunnyside of the Doc, WCSFP, Hot Docs, Jackson Hole, NEWF, Wildscreen and Realscreen.

Earth Touch Showreel for Wildscreen
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Earth Touch Wildlife 4k Showreel


Durban, South Africa is the production powerhouse of Earth Touch, and it’s where the company was originally started.

This state of the art facility produces the bulk of the company’s slate and works closely with Sales and Distribution in London to create programming that sells on both sides of the Atlantic. It accommodates a highly talented team and is equipped to execute every aspect of HD and UHD HDR production - from acquisition to original composition and 5.1 final mix.

Earth Touch in Durban is headed by Group COO, Lara Cox and Emmy-award-winning Creative Director, Graeme Duane. The focus of the Durban office, is to develop and produce natural history specials and series that are worthy of both US and international success. Africa is the obvious production focus, but recently more and more global locations have been included.