Photos by Frederique Olivier from her film shoot on Emperor Penguins in Antarctica

Written by Simon Mustoe

Discover what life was like for Fred, living all winter in sub-zero temperatures, to bring you the vision you enjoy in the comfort of your home, for series like the BBC's Planet Earth.

During the two winters Fred spent living on the ice, she had to help build, maintain and film using a robotic penguin chick - designed to get close to the birds, to film natural behaviour without disturbing them. 

Read about Fred's expedition here:

Wildiaries • August 2016