Windfall Films

Using fossil evidence and our DNA history Neil Shubin traces back different parts of our body’s anatomy to animals that lived millions of years ago. Along the way he reveals that we can thank our fishy past for many of our body’s quirks – from hernias to hiccups.

1 Series

4 x 55'



National Academy of Science Awards 2015

Winner: Communication Award for Film/TV/Radio

Jackson Hole Wild Life Film Festival 2015

Nominated: Best Limited Series, Best Presenter-Led Program and Best Writing

Nominated: Best Presenter-Led Program

Nominated: Best Writing

Emmys 2015

Winner: Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction

Nominated: Outstanding Science and Technology Programming and Outstanding Graphic Design and Art Direction

Kavli Science Journalism Award 2014

Winner: Kavli Science Journalism Award

Jackson Hole Science Media Awards 2014

Winner: Best Biological/Life Science Programmes

Winner: Best Limited Series

Winner: Best Writing

Wildscreen Festival Awards 2014

Winner: Panda Award in the Science category

Winner: Special Jury Prize