October 2, 2015: This has been a busy week for awards.
On Monday, Your Inner Fish won the Outstanding Graphic Design & Art Direction category in the 37th News & Documentary Emmy Awards competition.
Then on Thursday at Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, Great Transitions: The Origin of Tetrapods won the Educational/Institutional Program category.
Your Inner Fish was a 2014 television series produced by HHMI's production company, Tangled Bank Studios, and is based on the best-selling book by leading paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Neil Shubin, a professor at the University of Chicago. The series takes viewers on a cutting-edge, scientific adventure, revealing a startling truth: hidden within the human body is a history of life on Earth. Your Inner Fish was created in collaboration with award-winning producer David Dugan, founder of the U.K.-based production company Windfall Films. Jellyfish Pictures created the visual effects for the series.
The Origin of Tetrapods was a short film designed for the classroom produced by BioInteractive, based on Episode 1 of the Your Inner Fish series.