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Goldrush Alaska In the face of the economic meltdown, six men will risk everything to strike it rich mining for gold in the wilds of Alaska. Todd Hoffman of Sandy, Oregon, along with his father, are leading a group of greenhorn miners in search of the American dream and a new frontier. Gold fever is back, and the rush is on. TX 21.1.11 48 min Discovery USA Raw TV Race Across America: James  Cracknell Double gold-medal winning Olympian James Cracknell was to run 100 miles in the searing heat of Death Valley, ride a bike along the 2,500 miles of Route 66, row 250 miles across Lake Erie and finish by swimming the final 15 miles down the Hudson River to finish under the gaze of the Statue of Liberty. However, that all changed when early one morning, while riding his bike through Arizona, James received a life-threatening head injury when he was hit by a truck. TX 31.3.11 , 48 min Discovery UK Dangerous Films / Diverse Bristol Into the Wild: Safari Survival A Top South African bushcraft expert takes 2 ordinary people on a challenge like no other,  they must stay alive for a week, deep in the wild African bush. With unprecedented access to Africa's big 5,  it's a life changing journey of life and death decisions. TX Jan 2010 4 x 30 min Qatar TV Rock Wallaby Productions X-Machines X-Machines: the largest and most technologically advanced machines from around the world. Visually stunning, this series shows how machines work, documenting both the ingenuity of the project management teams, and the skills and expertise of those who operate the machines.  Fast paced and dramatic, this series takes engineering to a fascinating new level. TX 2009 30 min Discovery USA Wag TV Bear Grylls Man v Wild: Arctic Circle Host and survival expert Bear Grylls navigates through the icy Arctic Circle during the August 12 premiere episode, where he tackles a frozen waterfall, hunts wild reindeer and battles against some of the coldest conditions on the planet. In an agonizing, dangerous but also necessary move, Bear Grylls sheds his clothes and uses an ice block to cross arctic waters. TX 2009 48 min Discovery USA / Ch 4 Diverse Bristol Bear Grylls Man v Wild: Anatolan Plateau Bear takes on the Anatolian plateau in Turkey, parachuting into a cold mountain lake where he improvises a raft using his parachute, battles white water rapids, takes on 100ft climbs, and confronts poisonous snakes and death stalker scorpions. TX 13.6.09 48 min Discovery USA/ Ch 4 Diverse Bristol One Year to Pay Off Your Mortgage Would you like to pay off your mortgage in just one year? It sounds like a dream to most of us, but  Sarah Beeny followed some brave people who tried to do just that, by gambling on the     foreign property markets of Montenegro, Spain    and Tuscany. TX 19.5.08 48 min x 3 Channel 4 Shine TV No Waste Like Home Britain’s most wasteful families are about to face the shock of a lifetime and a radical shift in living, as they follow Penney Poyzer's advice on how to cut down on waste and save money. Penney visited a group of students living in South London to change their lazy lifestyles. Frequently hosting parties, the students were producing a mountain of rubbish. TX Sept 2005 30 min x 2 BBC2 Celador TV A Place in the Sun Third series of the property programme that travels the globe in order to find the best properties for British househunters. Amanda Lamb begins her hunt for bargains in the up-and- coming destinations of Slovenia, Fiji, Marseiile, St Kitts and Barcelona. TX 20.1.05 30 min x 5 Channel 4 Freeform TV Crossings: Soraida’s Elephant Hospital The amazing story of Soraida Salwala and the elephant hospital she set up on the outskirts of Chang Mai, Thailand. Among the patients is an elephant, Mutala, who had her leg amputated after stepping on a land mine. Refusing to give up on her Soraida successfully gave her a false leg and taught her to walk again. Facing death threats from political enemies who run elephant begging scams, she faces a precarious future. TX 21.3.03 48 min Discovery Asia Right Angle Media American Booty: Junk Kings of LA The storage wars in the world of Los Angeles junk dealers who buy abandoned storage unit contents hoping to find a hidden fortune.  Englishman Reggie Smith has been searching for his big payout for the last 18 years. When he finds a navy pilots helmet and uniform he sets out on a quest to find out who the hero was and why he became parted with his life’s possessions. TX 2.2.01 48 min FIVE BSkyB The Body Brokers The body brokers of Los Angeles who trade in the grisley business of human body parts. The mother who’s son bones were illegally removed and replaced with copper pipe, the parents of a small child who had her heart removed after her death to be sold on for thousands on the black market for medical transplants. We explore the death trade and find some shocking truths,  using whistleblowers and a undercover sting. New York Film Festival Finalist 2002 TX 20.7.02, 48 min FIVE BSkYB Auschwitz: The Final Witness In April of 1944, Morris, his younger brother Shlomo and their cousin Dario were transported from Salonica, Greece to the death camps at Auschwitz. The three men miraculously survived the unsurvivable- as Sondercommandos, the Jewish prisoners whose job it was to clear out the gas chambers, and to burn the bodies in the ovens of the crematoria. Now, reunited in Auschwitz for the first time in fifty-five years, the men face their past. Gold World Medal at the New York Film Festival 2001 TX Nov 1999 48 min FIVE BSkyB The Curse of the Africa House A documentary charting the life of Sir Stuart Gore- Brown and his lifelong obsession to build a stately home in the wilds of Africa. It was his downfall and now threatens to bring down his descendants as they tackle the "Curse of the Africa House' Based on the best selling book by Christina Lamb TX Sept 2000 48 min FIVE BSkyB Models Backstage with Honor Fraser Supermodel Honor Fraser's week at London Fashion Week. British Model Honor Fraser is a member of one of Scotland's best-known feudal dynasties and sister of Simon Fraser, the Lord of Lovat. Behind the scenes at castings with Paul Smith, fashion shows, parties and Honor joins the debate on young models and anorexia. An unique look at the lives of young models in the international fashion circuit. TX Sept 1999 30 min Sky News BSkyB Models backstage with Simone A week in the life of 23 year old model Simone Van Baal, as she takes us backstage at fashions catwalks. She shows us that the real London Fashion Week is more than g-strings and champagne! Evening Standard Pick of the Day TX March 1997 30 min Channel One TV