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Felicity has contributed to a number of films, most notably 'Operation Cloud Lab: Secrets of the Skies' for BBC Science. She has also produced a documentary about one of her South Pole expeditions which was broadcast internationally and is now available on DVD.
Operation Cloud Lab: Secrets of the Skies
Felicity co-presented a two part film for BBC Science broadcast on BBC Two in 2014. During the film Felicity and a team of scientists take to the skies in one of world's largest airships for a unique exploration of Earth's most precious and mysterious environment - the atmosphere. Flying coast to coast across the United States, the team undertake a series of exciting experiments shedding light on the causes of wild weather, how life exploits the atmosphere, and the human impact upon the weather.
Land Rover: The greatest explorer you’ve never heard of
A film made for Land Rover about legendary Polar Explorer Tom Crean. Felicity travels to the small village of Annascaul on the west coast of Ireland to visit the South Pole Inn which was built by Ireland's unsung Antarctic hero Tom Crean.
Call of the White
This full-length film follows British polar explorer, Felicity Aston, as she sets out to create a team of women from the Commonwealth countries of Brunei Darussalam, Cyprus, Ghana, India, Jamaica, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom to ski to the South Pole. Some of the women had never seen snow, experienced subzero temperatures or spent the night in a tent before.
As the team of novices arrive in Antarctica they are hit by disaster; a blizzard destroys their tents, a member suffers frostbite and a dangerous team error forces a food shortage. Despite the odds, this unconventional and inspirational band of explorers pushes southward, determined to triumph.
This is a film about friendship, determination and the universal draw of one of the most extreme environments on Earth - Antarctica.
‘Call of the White’ was a finalist at the 2011 Banff Mountain Festival Film Competition and made the Official Selection at numerous film festivals around the world including: Phoenixville Adventure Film Festival, USA; Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival, USA; Dijon Adventure Film Festival, France; Torello Mountain Film Festival, Spain; The Explorers Festival, Poland; The Adventure Film Festival, UK; and Fort William Mountain Festival, UK.
It was also broadcast on national television in several countries around the world including Jamaica, Cyprus, Brunei Darussalam, and Brazil.