A 4-hour landmark series that reveals the rich and outstanding beauty of the Mediterranean’s natural heritage, the threats it faces and the hopes that still remain for its preservation.

Directed by Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker Fred Fougea

It is a small semi-enclosed sea. We think we already know it, but it contains an astonishing amount of biodiversity. The series Mediterranean reveals the wonders of this rich yet very fragile living world. At sea, on land and in the air, it is a fascinating journey through the worlds of the animals and plants that have adapted to continue living in the Mediterranean, despite the growing impact of human activity.

This series was filmed over the course of two years, in 27 different countries, and draw on the expertise of 50 scientists.


Genre: Documentary
Format: 4×52′
Directed by Fred Fougea
Produced by Federation Studios and Boréales in partnership with France Televisions and BBC Studios. In co-production with Terra Mater, Anemon and Fabula Pictures
Original broadcaster: France Televisions, BBC, RAI, NDR, RTS, Servus TV, Head Antena
Year of production: 2021-2022
International Sales: Federation