Episode one of URANIUM– Twisting the Dragon’s Tail has premiered on SBS Australia. This stunning Australian-made three-part documentary series explores the incredible story of Uranium, from its creation in an exploding star to its deployment in nuclear weapons, nuclear power and nuclear medicine. It’s a journey across nine countries and more than a century of stories, to discover the rock that made the modern world. It’s part science, part history and all epic adventure. Join physicist and YouTube phenomenon Dr. Derek Muller, as he reveals the untold story of the most wondrous and terrifying rock on Earth.
Post-production began 6 months earlier at City Post and ended with the creation of 9 unique domestic and international versions of the series.
The series will be screened in the U.S.A with PBS and throughout Europe.
URANIUM – Twisting the Dragon’s Tail was created by Emmy Award-winning Genepool Productions (part of the CJZ group), produced by Sonya Pemberton and written and directed by Wain Fimeri.