An energetic and dynamic film maker, currently working on various independent projects.
Robbie's background is in zoology and conservation with special interest in animal behaviour.
He is easy and fun to work with and loves big challenges.
Experience in remote environments including South African bushveld and the French Alps.
Experience in science radio broadcasting and podcasting.
Extensive work in scientific research with special interest in animal behaviour.
Proficient in various video and audio editing software.
Currently working in behavioural research at the University of Bristol but with time to work in a Bristol based media position. He is looking to expand his experience within wildlife film making through various possible routes.
Abbie Barnes is an award-winning wildlife filmmaker, presenter, adventurer and conservationist, recognised internationally for her work regarding environmental protection.
Aged 18, Abbie is currently on a gap year, having recently completed her A-Levels in Environmental Science, Geography, Biology and Archaeology. She is using the year as a building block towards a professional career in wildlife/adventure filmmaking and presenting, whilst gaining qualifications and experience in the outdoor instructor sector as a second career path.
Specialising in promotional shorts, and wildlife conservation and expedition-style films, Abbie currently produces every aspect of her work, from research, script writing, filming, presenting and editing. She established the production company Song Thrush Productions in late 2011.
By nature Abbie is an outdoor-pursuit passionate, established as an avid long-distance backpacker, traditional archer, long-distance trail runner, climber, rower, and more. She is a trained mountain leader, with her assessment due in late 2015. Abbie is also a qualified PADI Open Water diver.
Abbie aims to inspire both viewers and participants to engage with the natural environment, creating enjoyable and unforgettable experiences that might enhance their desire to protect their natural surroundings for future generations to come.
Having worked within childrens’ entertainment as a presenter for a lot of years, I am convinced that it helps me to research content that children and families find fun and exciting. I look for information that enthrals children at a young age, sparking a passion within them that will hopefully grow.
I have spent just over two years working within a wildlife park, researching and presenting a variety of animals from big cats to ungulates, reptiles, small mammals and primates. I actively submerge myself within animal training and their behaviour, applying for courses and workshops in my spare time to increase my knowledge. Zoo’s are a great way to film endangered animals due to their breeding programs and make it possible to get those more intimate shots. I believe my background in this area is very beneficial within my role as a researcher.
I have been privileged to work on some fabulous projects both delivering pure fun and education. I have gradually made the move into online videos for animal education and genuinely believe that children learn best whilst having fun.
I have researched content and written scripts for online ‘web episodes’ for Paradise Wildlife Park and Wildlife Film Productions. I have also worked alongside cameramen and editors to get the best out of the shots. Alongside this, I research content for my own web series, Nature Explorers, trying to get children out into local nature.
If you are looking to work with someone with bundles of enthusiasm, a veracity for learning and who is not afraid to get their hands dirty, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with me!
I am The Blowfish. The Heavy Metal Marine Biologist. Animal Handler and Wildlife Presenter.
I can provide services as a presenter and narrator as well as valued abilities as a scientifically educated researcher. I am fully trained marine biologist and have extensive knowledge in this field of study.
I have a totally unique and inimitable delivery that can take any biological premise and break it down into accurate but easily understood analogies.
Over the years I have developed a wide working knowledge of a full range of creatures including fish, mammals, invertebrates, birds, reptiles and insects. I am an experienced animal handler and can safely say, that I am comfortable working with any creature... so long as it's comfortable working with me!
As a scuba diver with 15 years experience and dual qualifications in BSAC and PADI teaching organisations, being in the water is second nature to me.
My TV experience continues to grow year on year and I am developing a reputation for being accurate, insightful and also a 1 take wonder! No missed time sheets when The Blowfish is around.
Giuseppe is a film-maker and a biologist with fifteen years of research experience in ecology and molecular biology. He worked for major scientific institutions both in the US and in Europe.
In 2004 he produced the multi-awarded film AHMED AND THE RETURN OF THE ARAB PHOENIX, a compelling story about the re-discovery in the Middle-East of an iconic bird, the Syrian Northern Bald Ibis.
In 2009 Giuseppe moved to Kenya and founded his production company, Terra Conservation Films. He collaborates with several conservation organizations and wildlife experts to make films about endangered ecosystems and raise awareness on conservation issues.
In 2012 he got his Documentary Campus Master degree (Munich, Germany).
Giuseppe's documentaries have been aired on PBS (USA) and the National Geographic Channel and were awarded at major wildlife film festivals around the world.
Adrian Cale is a television presenter with a vast knowledge of the natural world. As a curious adventurer and self-confessed animal geek he has explored the planet filming wildlife and uses his experience and observation to communicate his passion on camera. Adrian is equally at home on location or in the studio, scripted or unscripted and very much in the moment. He is a diverse and adaptable television broadcaster who can be counted on to deliver.
Press reviews include: “Endearing to watch” Radio Times, “Adrian is an engaging presenter” BBC Wildlife Magazine.
Credits include: Tarsier Towers: 25 x 30'series – Channel 5, Baboon Boot Camp: Parthenon Entertainment, Gibbons: Back in the Swing: 5 x 30' – Animal Planet/Discovery Networks, Rural Matters: Aquavita Films, Woolly Jumpers: Made in Peru: Animal Planet/Discovery Networks – Winner BEST NEWCOMER AWARD at the International Wildlife Film Festival (IWFF) 2006, Make me a Monkey: Electric Sky Distribution
Adam has had the flair for presenting since the age of 8, doing his own version of magazine programmes which was a combination of 'The Really Wild Show', 'Live n Kickin', 'SM:TV live' and the infamous 'Blue Peter' - in the school playground, plus recording various taped amateur radio shows. At 16 Adam did his own News Report on a Relief Road that was being constructed in a local town. He presented his first ever documentary at the age of 17, called What's Black and White and Read All Over? which won the award of ‘Best Film’ at NE Worcs Coll’s annual film festival.
Adam is currently a Wildlife Presenter for Reader's Digest Magazine, presenting a series called Wildlife Monthly
Adam aspires to be one of the presenters on Springwatch/Autumnwatch, Countryfile/Countrytracks, Coast and his own series; 'The Best of the West Midlands Wildlife'.
Born in the once dusty little town of Hesperia, California the love of nature has always been the central inspiration in my life. From rattlesnakes to cobras, alligators to anacondas, there has never been a "creepy crawly" I haven't immediately wanted to look at just a little closer and show to everyone around. I think it was my passion for sharing my passion that led me to my
career in television. What a platform to show the world all the awesome living things around us...
and so that's the short version.
I specialize in herpetology (the study of reptiles and amphibians), but have worked with all sorts of
animals on and off camera. I've done it all, from hiding in hand built blinds to film wild lions feeding
for National Geographic, to scuba diving with massive tiger sharks for the Discovery Channel.
Simply put there is no animal too obscure or dangerous for my camera's lens... whether
that lens be on a big body Sony 900, a Photron High Speed Camera, a Phantom, a Red Epic, or an
underwater rig (yes I am a PADI certified diver). For more on my television work see my IMDB page.
Photography is my favorite form of artistic expression and my photos appear in several books,
websites, and magazines. Occasionally I sell my photographs and donate the proceeds to a variety of causes I support. I personally love to snap images of venomous snakes from cobras to bushmasters and everything in between. I have shot production stills for National Geographic, Animal Planet and The Discovery Channel.
I travel to South Africa annually, and have a particular fondness for the herps of that region, occasionally lead small groups so others can share in my experience.
Please contact me if you
would be interested in joining me in the field some time in the future.
My original plan for my life was academia, and I still do a bit of research work as well. I have presented at the International Herpetological Symposium, speak at countless reptile societies, and co-authored both scientific papers and non-fictional books.
When I am not searching for snakes or filming I am actively involved in a number of conservation efforts including the founding of Herpetological Conservation International.
Karla is a wildlife Camerawoman, Journalist and Presenter from Mexico, recently returned from 3 years in South Africa. Her work behind camera includes the Animal Planet Series 'Shamwari: A Wild Life', aired in Africa, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and USA. Her camerawork also includes a series currently showing on NatGeo in Australia and other countries, called 'Wild and Woolly', the story of a baby elephant and his best friend, a sheep!
Karla is also an enthusiastic Presenter, who came second place at the first ever 'Wildscreen's Got Talent' competition in 2010, and is fluent in both Spanish and English.
She is a level 5 SSI Scuba Diver including Night Limited Visibility Specialty.
Her latest project, an independent film made for sharing on the internet, called A Zoo Next Door, tells the story of a man keeping big cats in the back of his house and her journey to find international help to relocate the 'zoo' animals.
Karla is keen to increase her wildlife film making experiences and so would be very happy to be an Assistant on any interesting projects too!
Award winning wildlife filmmaker and Associate Member of the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management with a proven track record as a conservationist and protected species consultant.
An effective, creative and resourceful communicator who has worked for two of the world’s leading producers of factual television, NHNZ and the BBC Natural History Unit.
In 2008 completed the environmental documentary Karearea: the pine falcon (aka Chance of a Lifetime), which screened at over 60 film festivals worldwide, picking up 27 awards and a host of nominations in the process.
Cristian Dimitrius is a cinematographer, photographer, biologist and television presenter specializing in wildlife and natural history. On land or underwater, from ants to whales, Cristian’s innovative cinematography and unorthodox camera techniques are helping to revolutionize the way people see and perceive wildlife. Cristian pushes the boundaries of wildlife filmmaking with his amazing still images and stunning video sequences, made with the most advanced camera technologies available. In addition to several film credits, Cristian has shot and produce for the world’s top television networks including the BBC, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Globo TV, History Channel and Animal Planet.
Cristian Dimitrius’s long-life mission is to inspire people to fall in love with our planet through his images, arousing the desire for knowledge and conservation of the place we all can call home.
With a large experience in the Brazilian Biomes he is the right man to help you to get that stunning image your production company wants to film in Brazil.
With 4 years of presenting experience she has presented anywhere from on live television and radio to museums and schools. She is currently a Senior Wildlife Officer for ORCA and works on a mini-cruise ferry in the North Sea, surveying marine mammals and presenting to on board guests about whale and dolphin conservation. Recent work includes guiding both BBC film crew for The One Show and Ray Mears on current documentaries. Previous to this, Sara has been the President of Newcastle University’s Zoological Society, a Wildlife Guide and Presenter on a Whale Watching boat in Scotland and a Wildlife Rehabilitator in Canada - working with black bears, coyotes, raccoons and much more.
Sara also excels with the written word and is currently writing a book about wildlife conservation in Canada. She has worked as a Features Journalist for a newspaper and has recently published an article in the UK Wolf Conservation Trust magazine, in addition to producing, narrating and editing a wolf biology DVD.
A hardy traveller, Sara has backpacked all over the world from +40°c in the Sahara Desert to -40°c in the Yukon Territories. She is never afraid of hard work and always researching her next expedition. Relative new comer looking to gain more work and experience.
Interested in: Presenting, Public Speaking, Researching, Writing, Editing.
What I can offer: Passion for communicating science and Natural History subjects in an enthusiastic manner, flexibility, wildlife guiding and experience working in remote locations.
I am a TV & Media Presenter based in Australia. Combining my background as a biological research scientist, experience in teaching, passion for health and interest in natural history, I present and author content across science, health, nature and travel.
I am qualified as a biological research scientist and have a background in cancer and stem cell research at the University of New South Wales. I also have experience in teaching science and medicine students in fun and interactive ways. I have a love for wildlife, having grown up on the Great Barrier Reef and currently work as a wildlife rescuer with the organisation Sydney Wildlife.
My presenting style is informative with a youthful and fun approach, appealing to a broad demographic. I have developed material for platforms including television, radio and print. My programming ideas have caught the eye of networks including Nat Geo and Discovery who I have met with in the United States. My goal is to continue networking and be involved with current or developing programs in the factual, educational and lifestyle genres, where I can bring my unique background and distinct character as a presenter.
Award winning filmmaker Kire Godal makes natural history and conservation films on Africa, as well as commercial and promotional films for African companies and NGO's.
Her work can be seen internationally on the National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild worldwide, Discovery Animal Planet, Fox, France 5, among many others.
As a filmmaker and explorer Kire is the first to film many rare and secret ceremonies of diverse traditional African groups. She is also passionate about wildlife, and dedicated to human-wildlife stories and environmental issues.
Kire was nominated for the prestigious 2014 Panda Award given at Wildscreen Film Festival UK for her film Lion Guardians. Her film Lion Warriors for National Geographic was nominated at 2011 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival for best in People & Nature category, as well as being a finalist in three categories at the International Wildlife Film Festival 2011. There Will Always Be Lions? won two Merit Awards for "Conservation Ethics & Cultural Message" at the International Wildlife Film Festival 2012, and was nominated for a Roscar Award in 2013.
She helped produce and shoot The Elephant in the Room an illegal ivory awareness PSA which won 'Best in Short Shorts' category at Jackson Hole Film Festival 2013.
I am a 21-year-old aspiring professional wildlife photographer, film-maker and presenter.
In July, I graduated in Zoology with First Class Honours from the University of Bristol. The next day, I boarded a plane to begin filming and assisting Steve Winter on assignment for National Geographic.
In 2012, I was named ‘Youth Outdoor Photographer Of The Year’ and most recently, my film 'West Coast Adventure' was nominated for the Youth Award at this year's Wildscreen Panda Awards.
I developed a fascination with urban wildlife whilst photographing peregrine falcons in London and Bristol as one of the 2020VISION Young Champions, the multimedia initiative that aims to communicate the link between human wellbeing and habitat restoration.
I am also fascinated by the the mega fauna of wilderness areas.
Barbara Heidenreich travels the world training the earth's most unusual creatures. This in-demand trainer has worked with everything from rats to rhinos. Her specialty is birds and her most recent adventure involved curbing the amorous ways of a famous head humping rare parrot in New Zealand (Sirocco the kakapo)
Barbara has a degree in zoology and is an adjunct clinical instructor at Texas A & M University specializing in animal behavior and behavior modifcication using the science of behavior analysis.
Barbara has extensive experience both in front and behind the camera, as well as in the editing bay. (For examples of her on camera work please visit www.BarbaraHeidenreich.com) She has produced seven instructional DVDs, authored two books and has been published in nine different languages. She is famous for her enthusiastic and entertaining presentations, but her true gift is her kind and gentle approach to animal training.
When not on the road, this tattooed rocker can be found soaking up some live music from her favorite local bands in her funky hometown of Austin, Texas.
Ryan Johnson is a marine biologist, shark diver and TV presenter hailing from New Zealand, but living and working from Southern Africa for the past 15 years. Ryan began contributing to natural history documentaries through onscreen appearances as scientific talent portraying his ground breaking great white shark research and shark diving abilities. From here, he soon began leading worldwide research and marine exploration expeditions as a host and marine scientist.
His casual and lighthearted ‘kiwi’ approach makes him highly accessible and entertaining to international and American audiences as he conducts highly ambitious, challenging and discovery based research expeditions to uncover the secrets of the marine world. His unique ability to successfully combine academia / exploration and television is epitomized by his work as chief scientist for History Channels’ breakout 2012 series Shark Wranglers, where he led the research team on the largest great white shark satellite tagging program ever attempted.
With over 50 internationally broadcast documentaries completed, Ryan Johnson offers experience and a proven track record to successfully lead character driven natural history productions and series. A genuine marine biologist, who is driven by an unbridled passion for adventure and discovery.
Channeling the adventurous spirit of Steve Irwin and Indiana Jones; young, passionate, self-taught wildlife filmmaker and Adventurer, Alex Jones is an award winning wildlife cinematographer and nature show host.
Alex has worked on several major reality and cine-documentary shows as a camera operator.
With his non-stop work ethic and skilled patience, Alex pushes the limits to his mind and body to get the best cinematic stories.
Within the first year of his career, Alex has worked with Discovery, Food Network, Fine living and much more as A and B cam.
In addition, Alex produces his own blue-chip wildlife films. He spent 6 months in Yellowstone National Park while carrying a dolly, mini crane, cameras and tripods up treacherous hikes to fulfill his vision of his film.
His passion is to work with the BBC teams who brought you Planet Earth and Frozen Planet.
Sandesh Kadur is an award-winning wildlife Cameraman and natural history presenter with a passion for conservation. He works on programs ranging from the BBC's Natural World to National Geographic specials.
Although primarily based out of India, Sandesh has filmed across the world from sea turtles in Mexico to King cobras and tigers in India. His recent work includes being a presenter/cameraman for a documentary about clouded leopards and natural history cameraman for Elephant Kingdom.
He is an associate member of the International League of Conservation Photographers as well as a member on the board of the International Association of Wildlife Filmmakers.
She is also completing a course in Zoology and is set to study canine behaviour. She has two dogs who also feature in the opening credits of the new TV series The Code Breaker and has over ten years experience in TV presenting.
She has provided voice overs for major television channels, and currently works on SKY TV, Hoxton Radio and many Shopping TV channels.
Nicola is well spoken and also works as an actress and model. She is a former title holder of Miss Commonwealth and campaigns for animal and human rights.
Ashley is a passionate and professional wildlife presenter and science communicator. She loves to travel and explore and is actively involved in wildlife research, rescue and rehabilitation around the world.
With a Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Bioscience and Diploma of Education she is a qualified and experienced wildlife research science and science teacher.
Media trained at NIDA (Sydney) and Los Angeles (USA) and currently working at Taronga Zoo an Sydney Aquarium presenting talks on wildlife conservation.
Ashley is available for presenting, voice overs, research and planning.
Animals are my passion and the outdoors is my life.
My goal is to promote conservation through education. My mission is to build a sense of fascination and passion for wildlife while educating people about the natural world.
My interest in natural history has motivated me to learn more about wildlife, outdoor adventures, primitive living, and this planets unique biotic and abiotic systems. I am a successful educator because I continue to improve as a naturalist so I can continue teaching other people.
During my presentations, I combine creativity, enthusiasm, and passion to develop a significant demonstration to motivate people to participate in conservation and gain a passion for wildlife.
I love mentoring people and motivating kids to learn more about wildlife.
I currently have a Bachelors of Science in Fisheries and Wildlife and plan to attend Graduate School to receive my Masters degree in Biology.
I enjoy working with wildlife. The animals I'm most interested in are nature's giants, deadliest, and carnivores. I'm also interested in human-wildlife interaction, wildlife rehabilitation/ rescue, and assisting with conservation projects to help endangered species. Combining my passion for wildlife and taste for adventure, I plan to use media to teach people about wildlife as I travel the world exploring various wildernesses. I am certified to scuba dive and enjoy backpacking, kayaking, rock climbing, and wildlife photography and filmmaking.
César is a biologist with MA in Wildlife Filmmaking in Bristol, working with BBC Exec and PM for his short film in Brazil.
He also had work experience at Icon Films and did freelance at the Pervasive Media Studio.
And with strong communication skills, he is able to work as a researcher/field assistant for Portuguese, English, French and Spanish speaking countries - specially in Brazil with a wide variety of contacts from top scientists to local villagers and with access to locations and new stories.
Presenter, Speaker and Author Shelley Lozano has worked internationally as a professional Entertainer for over 25 years in Theatre, TV and Radio.
She is enthusiastic, inspiring and dedicated to her work and quickly puts an audience at ease as they warm to her bubbly personality, humour and passion for conservation.
Shelley has studied big cats and feline behaviour and currently presents a weekly 'Wildlife 80's show' on local radio which she also researches and produces with wildlife facts, news and information as well as playing hits from the 80's.
As a published Author she has written an illustrated, thought-provoking book 'Wild & Free' and the lyrics to a song 'Through Wild Eyes', both written to raise awareness for big cats and wildlife conservation with a large portion of the profits donated to wildlife charities.
Shelley gives illustrated Talks and Presentations 'From Cabaret to Conservation' about her work in Cabaret to conservation projects and charities she has worked with overseas.
She is also a children's Entertainer, giving wildlife-themed shows for children that are informative, educational and fun!
A full Equity member, Shelley has worked with and supported many celebrities and named Artistes such as Peter Kay, Tony Christie, Frankie Vaughan, Bob Monkhouse and June Whitfield and appeared in “What`s My Line?”, TVS – “Love me Love me not”, ‘The Time the Place’, Channel 4 production of Peter Kay’s 'Pheonix Nights' and as a guest Artiste on ‘Cybercafe’ for Meridian TV.
Westcountry Wildlife is a small promotional outfit working in the Somerset & Devon area.
We currently produce small promotional videos for the Somerset Wildlife Trust.
If your looking for a local presenter then look no further.
My natural enthusiasm has been praised by Steven Moss (former BBC). I have a relaxed and conversational quality that puts across facts in a such a way that people learn without feeling they are being talked 'at'.
For your small scale promotions, website clips etc, give us a call.
Max Moller is the answer for all your extreme outdoor/nature based filming. Residing in the Tasmanian Wilderness, he can climb, fly, jump and dive to the most far flung places, and most importantly get you back. In a previous life, Max served time in the armed special forces with survival skills in high mountain altitudes to deserts and forests, but has since swapped his weapons to shoot with a camera. Unable to shake his love for adrenaline, Max now spends his time hiking, rafting and climbing to remote areas searching for endangered animals or interesting natural areas. Max is fluent in both English and Spanish and approaches everything he does with equally adrenaline pumped enthusiasm. Not only is Max an energetic presenter with credits including National Geographic, Extreme Fishing, David Attenborough and many others but also has experience in production managementshowing attention to detail and knowing the perfect outdoor location to film in Tasmania where only someone with local knowledge and bush craft skills can take you.
Will is a natural history presenter and cameraman with a keen eye for a great shot.
He has a great interest in the behavioural adaptations of different species and the way different organisms interact. He is going on to study zoology at university to increase his knowledge in the field.
He is a very competent public speaker, often giving talks to wildlife enthusiasts around the country. Will is also a multi award-winning wildlife photographer, an example of which is being awarded the title of "Young British Wildlife Photographer of the Year" in 2009.
Will is also at home in an expedition environment, having already undertaken two expeditions to Ethiopia and Borneo. This year he will be spending 3 months in the rainforest in Cambodia where he will present, film and produce his own wildlife documentary. Will thrives in a challenging environment and enjoys living with the basics.
Stephen Le Quesne is a film-maker, cameraman and presenter.
He has an indepth knowledge of conservation, science and the natural world with a Masters degree in Conservation Biology and over 10 years of volunteer work for numerous conservation organisations (including Durrell Wildlife).
In addition to this he has worked for the Cheetah Conservation Fund in Namibia and the Kalahari Meerkat Project in South Africa where he honed fieldcraft skills that included radio-tracking.
Stephen is passionate about communicating the stories within the natural world and recently attended the Wildlife Film Academy in Botswana run by NHU Africa.
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Tom Richards is a recent graduate and newcomer to the industry, aspiring to work either in front of or behind the camera.
Volunteer experience working in conservation with primates and a degree in Animal Behaviour have provided Tom with a varied knowledge of different species and their behaviours, ideal for any role with research responsibilities or as a presenter communicating ideas to an audience.
A Wildeye Camera Operator course and some independent study has also given Tom some basic knowledge of camera systems including Panasonic AF 101, Canon 5D Mk II, Sony NX70, and Photron SA3.
Tom is currently learning Mandarin Chinese, which will make him uniquely positioned to work in China and Southeast Asia.
Sebastien was born and bred in Libreville, Gabon (Central Africa) - hence his deep passion for Nature and his love of adventure, traveling and sharing!
After studying european and african nature conservation and wildlife filmmaking, he had the opportunity to work on his first wildlife documentary with Africa Wildlife Films Production company. The documentary, called Swimming Scared, is about Great White Sharks and Cape Fur Seals filmed in the notorious waters off Cape Town. After even a short time working on this film, Seb finally found his true passion which took him to the Sabi Sands Game Reserve where he operated as a 2D/3D camera operator, editor and presenter for Wildearth.TV for their live safaris.
After hundreds of hours behind 2D and 3D cameras and edit suites, he is now an independent wildlife filmmaker through Beyond Borders Productions trading as 'Beyond Borders' where he tries to get involved into as many wildlife documentaries and films as possible, marketing himself as a producer, 2D&3D video editor, DOP and 2D&3D camera operator.
He is also a very keen photographer in possession of a Sony Alpha 200 with a wide range of focus lenses.
Seb is now based in Plettenberg Bay on the Garden Route of South Africa. He is a very keen traveller and he will not hesitate to jump in a car or a plane to be part of your current production if you need his services.
His other project for 2013 is the opening of his 3D Nature Film School! His love and passion for all things wild and free can be seen in his projects, and his open mindedness and inventive thinking can only be a benefit to your current and future productions.
Patrick's love for animals and the natural world was first sparked when he saw David Attenborough's 'Trials of Life' series.
After qualifying as a vet in Australia he undertook a PhD in the Development of Novel Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Beak & Feather Disease Virus, a deadly viral disease that affects endangered birds.
Patrick has also tutored Veterinary & Biomedical Science students and held practical classes teaching bird medicine & surgery.
Patrick now wants to share his passion and knowledge with a TV audience; he has dual Australian and British citizenship and is currently located in the States.
is a Filmmaker, Cameraman, Adventurer, Writer & TV Presenter.
Currently starring in Nat Geo Wild's Man v Monster Richard Terry has made 9 x 1hr entertaining, action packed, gritty adventure & travel wildlife episodes. The new hit series premiered in the US October 2012 and will be transmitted globally both on Nat Geo Wild & National Geographic channels in December 2012. Richard journeyed to the world's most hostile territories to unearth the truth behind mystifying legends and bring the audience face to face with terrifying yet fascinating creatures.
As an already well-established BBC film unit-trained lighting cameraman, his on-screen career began in 2009 with the compelling and emotional six-part series Stranger Among Bears. Self shooting, Richard helped to drive the story as an integral part of the films. For six months he lived with Charlie Vandergaw, a 70 year old recluse in the Alaskan interior and the company of wild Black & Grizzly Bears. He single-handedly directed, photographed, recorded sound and narrated this internationally successful Animal Planet series.
Richard returned the following year as lone immersive filmmaker to a more remote area of Alaska, Katmai National Park - chillingly named 'The Grizzly Maze' by the late Timothy Treadwell. Richard was based in a tiny lightweight tent in the midst of dozens of giant Coastal Brown Bears, to record and produce his next project Alone Among Grizzlies, broadcast worldwide on Animal Planet, Discovery & receiving exceptional viewing figures for Channel 5 UK. He made the film entirely using solar power.
Richard has caught the attention of numerous international production companies who recognise a niche in the documentary market for a charismatic and honest filmmaker with both drama & documentary backgrounds, who can quickly adapt to living in wild and hostile environments. Returning, not without scars and diseases, with moving and beautifully filmed yet raw and engaging programmes.
His personal skills, vulnerability and warmth are of huge benefit when attempting to bring out on screen, the full potential and depth of character from those he is filming.
In autumn 2012 Richard appeared as a popular guest presenter on the Alan Titchmarsh Show for ITV1 giving photography tips on location and live studio.
Richard co-hosted both the Wildscreen Film festival's 2012 Panda Awards & Wildtalk Africa's 2011 ROSCA Awards ceremonies.
Richard is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
I'd like to tell stories for you. I've been telling stories for years; the cat, not me, ate the cookies, and the chocolate on my hands only came from my trying to protect them, the coyote and I surprised each other, nose to nose, as we crept up opposite sides of a low rise in a high grass meadow.
I studied broadcasting as an undergraduate and went on to earn a Masters' in Ecology (where I was criticized for making my “scientific papers” “popular” in style (which was my goal)).
Along with a military stint as a broadcast specialist, I've recorded books for the blind at the Utah State Library, educational material for the Utah Office of The Nature Conservancy, narrated a submission to the 2013 Cannes Film Festival
(www.rebirth-film.com) and recorded five murder mystery audio books.
Here is a brief sampling of other voice possibilities:
In the field, I've studied aquatic insects, dietary habits of raccoons (Masters' research), trapped hawks for banding (Hawkwatch International) and done nest survey work (also Hawkwatch).
I'd love to combine my outdoor and storytelling interests to tell your story.
Environmental Conservationist. Founder of Beyond the Riverbank. I use my landscape and wildlife photography, writing and wildlife films as a great excuse to explore the natural world and share my passions with others.
As a presenter I am easy-going and informative. I love to immerse myself in the subjects at hand.
Specialising in marine conservation, I am HSE Pro Scuba Part IV trained, and have gained vast amounts of public engagement experience working with numerous environmental charities.
I hope to inspire as many people as I can to get out and open their senses to the world around us - you really do not have to travel far to see great wildlife!
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