‘Slow TV’ project focusses on reindeer

A Norwegian broadcaster is livestreaming the 150-160 kilometre reindeer migration.

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The reindeer will be filmed for a week

A reindeer herd of around up to 1500 individuals is being followed by a camera crew to film and broadcast their spring migration.

Described by the Guardan as “The ultimate slow TV”, Reinlytting - Minutt for minutt will be livestreamed 24/7 for a week. If the journey is unfinished at that point, the online video will continue.

Alongside the drones and camera crew, one of the feeds is coming from camera gear on a reindeer named Muzet (meaning “black” in the Sami language).

“NRK wants to share and cover this journey live, and share this experience with our audience unedited,” said Andreas Blaauw-Hval from the Norwegian broadcaster NRK. “A documentary would not provide the same experience.”

The highlight of the migration is expected to be the swim across the strait of Kvaløya.

The reindeer will be filmed by camera crews and drones © NRK

 

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