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Welcome!

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Welcome!


Welcome!

GETZELS GORDON PRODUCTIONS (G2)

is a full service production company from conception to delivery. In addition to a long track record of award-winning documentaries made around the world for British, American and European television, G2 create, produce and consult on web creation and media for foundations, NGOs and think-tanks. 

Peter Getzels and Harriet Gordon are driven by complex ideas and irresistible stories, particularly in subjects related to anthropology, science, religion and adventure. Based in Oxford, England for sixteen years and currently in Washington DC, G2 have taken on an ambitious slate of subjects, from free-range children at A.S. Neill’s infamous Summerhill School to sex and trans-possession cults in Siberia and Venezuela; from hidden Buddhist kingdoms in the Himalayas to girls who dare to train as boxers in Afghanistan. 

The ongoing CLOSER TO TRUTH series with Robert Lawrence Kuhn for PBS, is a global journey in search of the vital ideas about the cosmos, consciousness and meaning. CTT includes some of the world’s most renowned scientists, philosophers and theologians, as well as eight Nobel Prize winners. 

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Clients


Clients

Clients


Clients

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Awards


Awards

Awards


Awards

These are the films and television series that have won recognition around the world. 

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Closer to Truth


closer to truth

Closer to Truth


closer to truth

Now in its 16th season on PBS stations across the country and on a new digital platform, CLOSER TO TRUTH brings together some of the worlds' greatest thinkers and researchers into the cosmos, philosophy, consciousness and meaning. 

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the Penguin Counters


The penguin counters

the Penguin Counters


The penguin counters

THE PENGUIN COUNTERS joins a rag-tag team of field biologists who track the impact of climate change on penguin populations in the Antarctic.  Jeniam Foundation, Kickstarter, The Pew Charitable Trusts

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Harvest of Empire


Harvest of empire

Harvest of Empire


Harvest of empire

HARVEST OF EMPIRE is an unflinching look at how power-brokers from the US and Latin America fueled massive migrations from South to North. Based on the book by journalist Juan Gonzalez.   

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National Geographic Explorer


National Geographic Explorer

National Geographic Explorer


National Geographic Explorer

THE SEARCH FOR KENNEDY'S PT109, INTO THE LOST WORLD, DESCENDING THE DRAGON, POACHER PATROL. National Geographic Explorer 

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Behind the Ice Wall


Behind the Ice Wall

Behind the Ice Wall


Behind the Ice Wall

In a hidden Himalayan kingdom, BEHIND THE ICE WALL takes a 100-mile journey with children who hope to attend school in Leh, down the frozen Zanskar River in temperatures of -40 degrees. Discovery, ZDF, Canal+

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Summerhill at 70


Summerhill at 70

Summerhill at 70


Summerhill at 70

SUMMERHILL AT 70 is an immersive look at the free-range children who take charge of their lives at the highly influential experimental school, founded in 1921 by A.S. Neill. C4 UK

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The Condor and the Bull


The Condor and the Bull

The Condor and the Bull


The Condor and the Bull

In THE CONDOR AND THE BULL, a wild condor is pitted against a bull as power struggles play out on Peruvian Independence Day. National Film and TV School of England

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Mr Mike is on the Mountain


Mr Mike is on the Mountain

Mr Mike is on the Mountain


Mr Mike is on the Mountain

MR MIKE IS ON THE MOUNTAIN captures perilous altitudes on the 8,000 meter peak of Mt Makalu and basecamp at 16,000 feet, where Sherpas threaten to burn down the basecamp of a British climbing expedtion. C4 UK

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In the Footsteps of Taytacha


In the Footsteps of Taytacha

In the Footsteps of Taytacha


In the Footsteps of Taytacha

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF TAYTACHA is about the largest religious pilgrimage and festival in the Andes where thousands pay respects to their pre-Incaic deity, who was said to have fled the church for the sacred peaks of Qoyllur Rit'i. National Endowment for the Humanities Youthgrant, Distributed by D.E.R.

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The Bite That Cures - BBC Discovery


The Bite That Cures

The Bite That Cures - BBC Discovery


The Bite That Cures

THE BITE THAT CURES shows how leeches, maggots and bees are being used in conventional medicine to heal conditions that are otherwise untreatable. BBC, TLC