Premiering on Discovery Channel Asia, New Wildlife and Nature Series, Frontier Sumatra

Premiering on Discovery Channel Asia, New Wildlife and Nature Series, Frontier Sumatra, Sheds Lights on Conservation Efforts in Sumatra, Indonesia


Premieres on Monday, September 20 at 8 p.m. GMT+8 on

Discovery Channel Asia



Premiering on Discovery Channel Asia on Monday, September 20 at 8 p.m. GMT+8, Frontier Sumatra will share the incredible stories of the people, the animals and the land of Kampar Peninsula in Riau Province, a remote peatland rainforest the size of London


(Singapore - September 16, 2021) - From the producers of the critically acclaimed Frontier Borneo series is a new adventure in the wilds of Sumatra, Indonesia, Frontier Sumatra. Premiering on Discovery Channel Asia on Monday, September 20 at 8 p.m. GMT+8, Frontier Sumatra (www.frontiersumatra.com)will share the incredible stories of the people, the animals and the land of Kampar Peninsula in Riau Province, a remote peatland rainforest the size of London.

Donovan Chan, Creative Director, Beach House Pictures comments “It’s amazing to see the kind of stories that can be found around Asia, especially around wildlife and the people who dedicate their lives to it. We’re very excited to share Frontier Sumatra and the exciting work that these heroes do.”

At its heart is Restorasi Ekosistem Riau (RER), an ambitious project that unites community, scientists and industry in the never-ending battle to protect one of Earth’s most important, yet least understood, ecosystems. We follow heroic rangers, scientists, and forest managers as they work to save one of the last great peat forests in South East Asia. We push deep into this impenetrable forest to uncover the secrets of a world barely studied, encounter the extraordinary wildlife that lives here, and discover what it takes to preserve this remarkable habitat for future generations.

Beach House Pictures, a Blue Ant Studios company, is one of Asia’s largest independent production companies. Headquartered in Singapore, and operating in the US, China and Japan, Beach House Pictures specializes in factual and unscripted programming for international streamers and cable networks, creating high-profile series such as Otter Dynasty, Ed Stafford: First Man Out, Wild City, MasterChef Singapore, Raffles: Remaking an Icon and China From Above. Other divisions include: Beach House Kids which is behind scripted series My Buddy Bonemasher and the live action puppetry show Teddies; Beach House Entertainment which produces formats and general entertainment programs like Record Rides and Cesar’s Recruit; Beach House Labs, experts in digital and branded content and; Beach House Academy, which offers outreach programs and skills training to established and aspiring producers throughout Asia. Beach House Pictures launched its foray into scripted production in 2019, acquiring the rights to iconic Asian properties such as the 1970s action heroine Cleopatra Wong and Mr. Midnight, a best-selling kids horror fiction book series.beachhousepictures.com

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Kate Calder

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