Astonish Me - WWF-UK's 50th Anniversary Film

Stephen Poliakoff is an ambassador for the conservation and environmental organisation WWF-UK ( for whom he created a magical tale of adventure and discovery in 2011 for the charity's 50th anniversary.

Directed by Charles Sturridge and starring Bill Nighy and Gemma Arterton the film reminds us that there is still so much out there we don’t know about, and only by preserving nature can we guarantee more of these discoveries in the future. Partly filmed at the Natural History Museum in London and shown in cinemas across the UK before going online.

The breathtaking short film 'Astonish Me' showcases some of the extraordinary species recently found around the world.