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Pawel Achtel

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Pawel Achtel

Achtel
913 Coles Bay Road
Coles Bay
TAS 7215
Australia

Phone: +61 (0)407 472 747

Email: pawel.achtel@24x7.com.au

Website: www.achtel.com & www.4k.com.au

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Cinematography services, underwater and time lapse footage and equipment for above and underwater productions.

We specialise in 4k acquisition with high production values.

We do a lot of underwater filming in 3D.

We offer unique underwater housings and content that resolves true 4k and beyond from corner to corner using proprietary and innovative solutions.


Gaby Bastyra

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Gaby Bastyra

EcoTales Productions
2, 147 Queens Drive
London N4 2BB
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7941 387 314

email: gabybastyra@gmail.com

Website: www.ecotales.co.uk

Gaby is an accomplished producer, director and AP specialising in wildlife documentaries.

She won Best Newcomer at Wildscreen 2008 and was nominated at Jackson Hole 2009 in the same category for her film The White Wood.

Her film Gloop has been nominated and won five awards in the Best Short categories... See www.ecotales.co.uk for more.

Gaby has been working on BBC Natural Worlds for the past two years at Passion Pictures, amongst other freelance work.


Annie Bates

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Annie Bates

Platypus Films
Bristol
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7545 063 874

email: annie@platypusfilms.co.uk

Website: www.platypusfilms.co.uk

Producer/Assistant Producer with specialities in CGI animation and drama.


Caroline Brett

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Caroline Brett

Shake the Tree Productions
Keeper's Cottage
Rectory Road
Suffield
Norfolk NR11 7ER

United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1263 731 659

Email: carolinebrett@mac.com

Caroline graduated from Bristol University with a BSc Hons in Zoology, then worked for the prestigious Survival series as well as Anglia's Predators with Gaby Roslin, Wild about Essex with Tony Robinson‚ and Animals In Action.

Now as a director of Shake the Tree Productions, she has written, produced and directed films on black caiman in Brazil, street children in India and the history of the pearl trade in Bahrain.

Her stills are housed at the Specialist Stock Library, she has written seven books on wildlife and numerous articles. Recently while working for the Save Our Seas, the Foundation won two 'Rockies' at Jackson Hole and two 'Pandas' at Wildscreen.

Caroline is also a Wildeye Tutor.

Richard Brok

Richard Brock

Dumpers Cottage
Dumpers Lane
Chew Magna
Bristol BS40 8SS
UK

Phone: +44 (0)1275 333187
Fax: +44 (0)1761 221702

Email:
richard@brockinitiative.org

Website: www.brockinitiative.org

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Richard Brock worked in the BBC Natural History Unit for 35 years producing, among others, the highly successful Life on Earth and Living Planet series with David Attenborough. Concerned by the lack of willingness to address the real current state of the environment he left the BBC and started his own independent production company Living Planet Productions.Living Planet Productions has made over 100 films on a wide range of environmental topics, shown all over the world. As his archive of films and footage mounted up, Richard felt that there was something more, better, that could be done with this resource, so he set up the Brock Initiative.

"I try to get stuff out there that will make a difference. There are now more ways of doing that than ever before. It can be in any format, anywhere, anyhow. I will provide free footage on wildlife and environmental matters from around the world. I am always interested in issues where "Filming with Attitude" might help the planet. Just let me know."


Giuseppe Bucciarelli

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Giuseppe Bucciarelli

Terra Conservation Films
Via XXV Aprile, 24
Fiesole 50014
Italy

Phone: +39 333 108 2482

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Email: giuseppe@terraconservationfilms.com

Website: www.terraconservationfilms.com

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Giuseppe Bucciarelli

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

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Adrian Cale

London, England (UK)

Phone:+44 (0)7789 205211

email: ade.cale@gmail.com

Website:www.adriancale.co.uk

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Adrian is an ‘award winning’ independent wildlife film maker: a self-shooting Producer / Director, Writer and Presenter. Described by BBC Wildlife Magazine as someone who “takes multi-tasking to new levels” Adrian is always willing to roll up his sleeves and get stuck in. He has been known to set off with just a camera and a whim and come back with all the material for a solid and creative documentary. As he says “The eternal wait for a commissioner to say yes or for budgets to fall into place can compromise the story and the story won’t always wait.”

Recent credits include an episode of Panorama for BBC1, investigating the devastating effect of the palm oil industry on the environment and particularly the orangutan, and the much repeated series Gibbons: Back in the Swing for Animal Planet International.

Adrian is also a Wildeye Tutor.


Alice Clarke

Alice Clarke

Bristol

Phone: Coming soon.

Email: adc.super.t@gmail.com

Website: www.nhuafrica.com

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Alice is an accomplished self-shooting Producer/Director/Editor/Scriptwriter.

Credits include The Cheetah Diaries - series 1,2 & 3, The Search for the Knysna Elephants (Animal Planet), Wild Walk, Camp Raiders, Paseka the Easter Elephant (Afriscreen films), Kids' Guide to the Kalahari


Emma Clark

Emma Clark

Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA)
62-63 Upper Street
London N1 0NY
United Kingdom


Phone: +44 (0)20 7354 7960
Mobile: +44 (0)7971 587 978

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Email: emmaclark[at]eia-international.org & clark.emmalouise[at]gmail.com

Website: www.eia-international.org & www.emmalouiseclark.com

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Documentary filmmaker currently working for the Environmental Investigation Agency.

Specifically interested in natural history/environmental/human rights issues.

Camera operator, producer and editor.


Jonathan Clay

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Jonathan Clay

Melting Penguin
Bristol
United Kingdom


Phone: +44 (0)7973 293 339

Email: jonclay@me.com

Website: www.meltingpenguin.com

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Freelance producer, director & cameraman specialising in natural history & environmental films.


Myke Clarkson

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Myke Clarkson

4001 Inglewood avenue
Bldg. 101 Suite 678
Redondo Beach
CA 90278
USA


Phone: +1 76 0646 6333

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Email: myke@mykeclarkson.com

Websites: www.mykeclarkson.com & www.thereptilereport.com/myke-clarkson

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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.


Jamie Crawford

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Jamie Crawford

110 Kempe Road
London NW6 6SL
United Kingdom

Email: info@jamiecrawfordmedia.com

Website: www.jamiecrawfordmedia.com

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Jamie works across all aspects of television as a regular on-camera face for the BBC and as a shooting PD and script writer behind the camera.

Presenting credits include wildlife and adventure shows for Five, Discovery and Animal Planet. For the past four years Jamie has presented photography and adventure stories for the BBC's One Show.

Production work includes writing, producing and directing for the BBC, ITV, Five, National Geographic, Discovery and Animal Planet.

Currently writing the final episode for the History channel's Mankind: the story of all of us


Sandy Crichton

Sandy Crichton

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Sandy Crichton

106 Matarangi Drive, RD2 Whitianga
Waikato 3592
New Zealand

Phone: +64 (0)21 118 4210

Email: sandy@karearea.com
& nzfalcon@gmail.com

Website: www.karearea.com

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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.


Dave Culley

Dave Culley

Sparrowhawk Island
1 Hunts Lock Bungalow
Northwich
Cheshire CW9 8AG
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1606 42600

Email: sparrowhawkisland@hotmail.com

Website:
www.sparrowhawk-island.co.uk

Self taught wildlife cameraman filming the secret lives of sparrowhawks and all the wildlife which surrounds them.

And studying and filming 19 species of songbird that choose to nest right next to it.

A film I was told virtually impossible to do. 10 years in the making a world first to capture on film there whole breeding season from November to August. All my footage is of wild birds.

I like a challenge. I'm just starting to edit a film of the whole lives of Tawny owls throughout the year, also a first.

Then, hopefully next season, a film on the goshawks lives throughout the year. Just in talks about a nest site at moment for filming.


Stephen Curtain

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Stephen Curtain

Australia

Phone: +61 (0)468 489 771

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Email: stephen@stephencurtain.com

Website: www.stephencurtain.com

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Self-shooting director, producer, editor.

Also 2nd camera and researcher.

Polar, expeditions, childrens, adventure.

Stephen Curtain


Vinay Datla

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Vinay Datla

3 Fishers Mead
Long Ashton
Bristol BS41 9EF
United Kingdom


Phone: +44 (0)7831 089 963

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Email: vinaydatla01@gmail.com

Website: www.vinaydatla.com

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I am passionate about thinking different and doing things differently.

I am an engineer, cinematographer, researcher and a recent graduate from BBC NHU's Masters in Wildlife Film Making. As a part of the course I did a unique film on Tigers, #Tiger Selfie exploring how selfies are saving Tigers from extinction.

I like to be challenged by stories to push technical limitations in cameras. As an engineer I build my own rigs, customize cameras according to shoot requirements. My passion to think different means researching extensively to find the most elusive and never told before natural history stories.

I worked with International NGOs prior to my work and I am closely connected with bear biologists, big cat scientists and scientific community around the world.

I am available to share your passion for research, development, cinematography and technical co-ordination.


Rubén Duro

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Rubén Duro Pérez

Llinars, 11 CD 298
Dosrius 08319
Spain

Phone: +34 93 791 61 60
Mobile: +34
655 85 73 83

Email: duroperezruben@gmail.com

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Camera operator, scientific advisor, producer,director, scientific photographer.


Andrea Florence

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Andrea Florence

Aquila Films
19 Bishops Road
London N6 4HP
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)208 340 9500

Email: andrea@aquilafilms.com

Website: www.aquilafilms.com

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AWARD-WINNING EXECUTIVE PRODUCER with a strong track record of both specialist factual and factual entertainment programming. Trained in Natural Sciences at Cambridge University and then travelled the globe producing a raft of high rating films while living for years in the rainforests of Belize, Amazon and Indonesia. Overseen series and multiple co-productions for all major broadcasters worldwide including BBC, Channel 4, ABC, National Geographic and Discovery.

Productions span blue chip wildlife shows, ob-doc series, celebrity and presenter-led factual entertainment, computer graphic specials as well as 3D ventures including:

  • 3D POLAR BEARS - for Nat Geo & Universal - nominated for Emmy & winner of Canadian Screen Awards
  • landmark IN THE WOMB shows that used revolutionary 4D scans and specially commissioned models to recreate breathtaking sequences of life before birth - Co Production with Fox for Channel 4, National Geographic Channel & National Geographic International - nominated for Emmy & for Banff World TV Awards & winner of Golden Panda award for innovation.
  • Emmy award-winning blue chip wildlife special SECRETS OF THE GOLDEN RIVER filmed entirely on location in the Amazon rainforest with never before seen footage of pink river dolphins - for ABC & BBC.
  • factual entertainment series JOHN LYDON'S MEGABUGS featuring killer bees, leeches and giant tarantulas fronted by unlikely presenter Johnny Rotten (Discovery).

Kire Godal

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Kire Godal

Malaika Media, Original Godal Productions, Toolbox Media
Nairobi
Kenya

Phone: +254 (0)722 519 748

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Email: info@kiregodal.com

Website: www.kiregodal.com

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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.


Simon Goodall

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Simon Goodall

National Trust for Scotland
Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7771 814 405

Email: simon.john.goodall@gmail.com

Website: www.nts.org.uk/Nature-Channel

In-house natural history and conservation short-film producer and video editor for the National Trust for Scotland.

Happy to be contacted by conservation charities and freelancers about ideas for potential future collaborations with the NTS Nature Channel.


David Green

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David Green

152 Hotspur Street
Heaton
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear NE6 5BH
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7939 967 370

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Email: d.p.green@ncl.ac.uk

Websites: www.dpgreen.info & www.di.ncl.ac.uk/people/ndpg

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Multi-skilled director/cinematographer/editor with skills in animation and interaction design.

Interested in interactive technology and new forms of digital storytelling, particularly those that feature non-professional participation.


Neil Grubb

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Neil Grubb

Roslin Nature
Beechlea, Roslin Glen
Roslin
Midlothian EH25 9PX
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)131 440 1025

Email: neil.grubb@btinternet.com

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Roslin Nature is a single-handed non-profit project in which wildlife documentaries are produced for presentation to local and national environmental clubs and societies. Northern Frontier chronicled the colonisation of the Lothians by the nuthatch. Fantasia is a short film about a pair of peregrines in Midlothian. Oasis is the most ambitious project so far completed, a documentary about bird life in the Esk Valley near Edinburgh. Each documentary has taken two years to complete.

The working title of the current project is 'Nature's Cauldron', which explores the birdlife and other wildlife of upland habitat and conifer woods in the Lothians and Borders regions. This film will be complete by end 2012. The project for 2013 is a documentary comparing woodland habitats in Scotland and Massachusetts, in collaboration with Massachusetts Audubon Society.


David Hamlin

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David Hamlin

Hamlin Productions
Washington DC
USA


Phone: +1 202 615 8282

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Email: david@davidhamlin.com

Website: www.davidhamlin.com

Producer/director.


Hannah Hoare

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Hannah Hoare

Bristol
United Kingdom


Phone: +44 (0)7917 787 827

Email: hannah.hoare@blueyonder.co.uk

Website: www.hannahvision.com

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I'm a freelance producer/director, writer & edit producer with experience in a variety of wildlife programme styles including blue chip natural history, presenter-led films, animal & people documentaries, short films and fast-paced & funny docusoaps.


Xinyang Hong

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Xinyang Hong

University of Oxford
Oxford
United Kingdom


Phone: +44 (0)7979 685 927

Email: amyhong0203@yahoo.com

Website: www.worldpictured.com

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Looking for weekend jobs, part-time local work to build my portfolio.

Photo or video; studio or field, I can do anything.


Matthew Hood

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Matthew Hood

HoodVisuals
279 Roy East
Montreal H2W 1M7
Quebec
Canada


Phone: +1 514 568 9236

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Email: matthewjrhood@gmail.com

Website: www.hoodvisuals.com

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Wildlife cinematographer, camera operator, still photographer.

Currently working on an Animal Planet project in Zimbabwe.


Richard Hughes

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Richard Hughes

Kent
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7787 548 659

Email: richard@edge2edgefilms.co.uk

Website: www.richardshughes.co.uk

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I am an experienced shooting AP with broadcast credits: directing, camerawork and editing.

I have a special interest in observational documentary and natural history filmmaking, which has lead me to film projects in over 15 countries and keeps me abreast of some of the latest production techniques.

Richard Hughes


Alex Jones

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Alex Jones

Alex Jones

Wildlife Film Productions
424 East Angeleno St.
Burbank
California 91501
United States


Phone: +1 949 547 1892

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Email: alexjones@wildfp.com & wildlifefilmproductions2@yahoo.com

Website: www.wildlifefilmproductions.com

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Alex is a highly skilled wildlife cameraman/DP with a passion for cinematic wildlife shows. He’s Proficient in producing, editing and owns/operates a complete RED EPIC camera package. With his non-stop work ethic and skilled patience, Alex pushes the limits to his mind and body to get the best cinematic stories.

Alex has worked on multiple TV shows, films, commercials and in addition, Alex produces his own blue-chip wildlife films. He’s spent months filming in Yellowstone, Australia, Africa, Indonesia, Thailand, The Amazon and much more. His passion to his work reveals his skill sets as one of the best cinematographers. He proves to be a hard working asset to any team.


Alan Lacy

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Alan Lacy

Tigard
Oregon
USA

Phone: +1 602 326 0546

Email: alan.p.lacy@gmail.com

Website: www.thelastpack.org

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I enjoy telling stories that make an impact on people through the world of film.

I specialize in project management, overseeing the entire production process from initial concept through distribution.

My strengths include networking, planning, organizing, and executing the tasks needed to move the project forward.

If you need help with a concept, or want someone to oversee your production cycle, I am your guy.


Dominique Lalonde

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Dominique Lalonde

Nature's Films
PO Box 333
Repentigny
Québec J6A 7C6
Canada

Phone: +1 514 346 4627

Email: wholesale@naturesfilms.com

Website: www.naturesfilms.com & www.dominiquelalonde.com

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Dominique is an independent wildlife documentary producer and photographer specializing in wildlife of Eastern North America.

His latest production is Birds Beauty, a high-definition DVD on 74 species of birds. You can see a preview on his YouTube channel.

An accomplished editor too. He is presently working on a DVD of Monarch Butterfly. Also available soon, high-definition DVD on mammals, insects and amphibians.


Sophie Lanfear

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Sophie Lanfear

Silverback Films
Bristol
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 1179 742 106

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Email: sophie.lanfear@silverbackfilms.tv

Website: www.silverbackfilms.tv

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Producer at Silverback Films.


Jin Pyn Lee

Jin Pyn Lee

Elemantree Media
1/34 Dunne Street
Kingsbury
Victoria 3083
Australia

Phone: +61 423 66 2233

Email: jinpyn@elephantandtree.com

Freelance television producer, director, writer, fixer, production management.

Specialize in Asian natural history and conservation (over twenty years involvement).

Jin Pyn's career spans across broadcaster and independent production companies. Credits include BBC Worldwide, Channel News Asia, and Animal Planet, across all genres: short-form interstitials, long-form factual documentaries, and animation. Geographically the programs have been distributed all over the globe, including Korea's Kids Talk Talk, US's Somos TV and India's Edumedia. In Japan, Jin Pyn has won the best animation award, and her children's picture book was the first from Singapore to garner multiple languages.


Tony Lee

Tony Lee

Sabana Films
Melbourne House
2 2 Park Street Avenue
Bristol BS15JU
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7814 720 133

Email: tony@sabanafilms.com

Website: www.tonyleemoral.com & www.sabanafilms.com

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Tony Lee is a Series Producer of science and wildlife programmes with 20 years experience.

Having worked for the BBC NHU and Science departments, as well as extensive experience in America for National Geographic, Discovery and Animal Planet, he has a thorough understanding of the international market for wildlife programmes.

Credits include The Ancient Life, Man vs Wild, Wild Britain with Ray Mears, Time Team, Last Man Standing, Bill Bailey's Birdwatching Bonanza, Wild Thing I Love You, The Animal Zone, Monsters Inside Me, Bodysnatchers, Giant Monsters and The Shape of Life.


Daniel Licht

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Daniel Licht

Pronghorn Productions
4302 Timberlane Place
Rapid City
South Dakota 57702
USA

Phone: +1 605 390 7398

Email: president@pronghornproductions.com

Website: www.pronghornproductions.com

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Dan Licht is the owner of Pronghorn Productions, a full service nature and wildlife video and media company stationed in the Great Plains region of the United States.

He is within a few hours drive of Yellowstone and the Rocky Mountains, the Great Plains, and the lake country of Minnesota.

Sample videos and a list of services can be found at www.pronghornproductions.com and www.hdnaturefootage.net (owned and operated by Pronghorn Productions).


Mike Linley

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Mike Linley

Hairy Frog Productions Ltd
4 The Paddock
White Horse Lane
Trowse
Norwich
Norfolk NR14 8TD
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7885 964790

Email: mike@hairy-frog.co.uk

Website: www.hairy-frog.co.uk

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Mike is an highly experienced producer, director and cameraman with full HD kit (BBC specs) + GoPro hero in flat optic housing + video-microscope and endoscopes + Canon 7D time-lapse kit.

Over 400 credits mainly as a Producer for Survival/Anglia Television.

Now also producing Wildlife Interactive Touch-screens.

Over forty International awards to date.

Specialist in herpetology, entomology and UK wildlife.

Large video, sound and stills library.


LB Loxley

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LB Loxley

Westcountry Wildlife
62 Russet Close
Wellington
Somerset TA21 9BJ
UK

Phone: +44 (0)1823 666555

Email: lbloxley@hotmail.com

Website: www.westcountrywildlife-film.com

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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.

LB Loxleys presenting style has been praised by Steven Moss (former BBC producer).

For your small scale promotions, website clips etc, give us a call.


Douglas Lyon

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Douglas Lyon

Excelman Productions
67, rue Traversiere
Paris 75012
France

Phone: +33 6 0742 7838

Email: excelman.productions
@numericable.fr

Website: ww.excelman.com

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Douglas Lyon: Line Producer, Field Producer and founder of Excelman Productions.

We are Producers, Production Managers, Line Producers, Field Producers, Journalists and Directors! We have 20 years of experience in more than 50 different countries, with an incredible network of contacts, and reliable veteran staff in each country! We have come to be known as "Africa specialists", but actually we began with Fashion and News, then Variety shows and Reality Shows, and although we love it all, but we must confess a particular passion for Broadcast News, Documentaries, and... well, you guessed it: Africa! The primary vocation of Excelman Productions ranges from the complete production to simply the logistic management and co-ordination, of a wide spectrum of primarily audio-visual projects in video or film: hard news, documentaries, live satellite broadcasts, variety shows, reality shows, sports events, TV films, commercials, etc. In just a few years, after many prestigious shoots all over France, Europe and two dozen African nations (a total of more than 50 different countries), EXCELMAN Productions has become a privileged partner of all of the major Japanese television networks and production companies as well as the most prominent advertising agencies. Need a crew to tell your story? A Producer? Director? A Journalist? Contact Us! We work extensively throughout Europe and Africa and we would be delighted to suggest cost effective solutions in order to achieve results above and beyond your hopes and expectations!

As concerns the wildlife film genre, strangely we have not done any! It is a mystery, but given our extensive experience in Africa, it would be very easy for us to handle the logistics of such projects, which is why I thought that Wildlife-Film.com might be good for us... We have, of course, for many of our Africa projects, tracked and filmed wild animals, and have a good idea of the difficulties involved... but we have never worked on a project dedicated strictly to the “Wildlife” theme... Yet!


Arthur Machado

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Arthur Machado

Av. Brig. Luis Antonio 2759 ap.31
Sao Paulo
SP 01401-000
Brazil

Phone: +55 11 983 132 953

Email: arthur.machado@gmail.com

Website: www.cargocollective.com
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Arthur is an editor, producer, skilled photographer and enthusiastic cinematographer who is willing to work in any way related to wildlife.

He is currently an advertising producer in Brazil.


Steve Mackay

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Steve Mackay

Steve Mackay

45 Borthwick Drive Gardenhall
East Kilbride
Strathclyde
G758YR
Scotland, UK

Phone: +44 (0)7793 009 998

Email: smacktelevision@gmail.com

Website: www.smacktelevision.wix.com/creative

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I have 16 years in the Broadcast & Corporate Video Production Industry and have worked in a huge variety of markets and disciplines.

I have been a Cameraman and Editor and taken on ambitious projects as a Director/Producer also and found myself in areas such as News, Sport, Politics, Music, Film, Sci-Tech, Documentary, and Fashion and not to mention my main love is Wildlife Filmaking.

I Directed and Produced The Fish Finder - An Extreme Fishing & Wildlife Pilot not so long ago.

Looking for Full Time work with the Natural World Networks, Look and my work and feel my passion!

All my info and showreels are here: www.smacktelevision.wix.com/creative


Alan Miller

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Alan Miller

Shake the Tree Productions
Keeper's Cottage
Rectory Road
Suffield
Norfolk NR11 7ER

United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)1263 731 659

Email: alanmiller@mac.com

Alan has been editing wildlife documentaries for twenty five years. BBC trained, Alan started editing wildlife programmes at Partridge Films and worked on many of their Wildscreen Panda award winners.

He has worked for many companies, including Granada, BBC, NHK Japan and Nature Conservation Films for whom he wrote, directed and edited a wildlife feature film and edited two other wildlife feature films. He has also written and directed many documentaries but remains passionately interested in editing.

He is experienced in both Avid and Final Cut Pro systems. Alan is a recent Wildscreen Panda award-winner and his recently completed independent feature film won best of category in 2012's London Independent Film Festival.

Alan is also a Wildeye Tutor.


Tom Mustill

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Tom Mustill

Gripping Films
Studio 013
Netil House
1a Westgate Street
London E8 3AS
United Kingdom

Email: tom@grippingfilms.com

Website: www.grippingfilms.com

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A director with a background in natural history and conservation biology, Tom is passionate about using film to tell stories about science and wildlife.

He's made films for the BBC, C4, C5, Nat Geo, Discovery and PBS and has won BAFTA, Broadcast, RTS, SCINEMA, ZSL and New York Film International awards.

Most recently he directed the Natural World: The Bat Man of Mexico, narrated by David Attenborough.


Arne Naevra

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Arne Naevra

Naturbilder AS
Rypekroken 24
Lierskogen 3420
Norway

Phone: +47 99 25 37 38

Email: arne@naturbilder.no

Website: www.naturbilder.no

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Producer at Naturbilder.


Chris Palmer

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Chris Palmer
Director, Center for Environmental Filmmaking

School of Communication
American University
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington
DC 20016-8017
USA

Phone: +1 202 885 3408

Email: palmer@american.edu

Website: www.environmentalfilm.org & www.chrispalmeronline.com

Blog: Wild Life

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Chris Palmer is a professor, speaker, author, and environmental and wildlife film producer.

He has swum with dolphins and whales, come face-to-face with sharks and Kodiak bears, camped with wolf packs, and waded hip-deep through Everglade swamps.

Over the past thirty years, he has spearheaded the production of more than 300 hours of original programming for prime-time television and the IMAX film industry, work that won him and his colleagues many awards, including two Emmys and an Oscar nomination. And from this treasure trove of experience came Shooting in the Wild, his controversial and entertaining memoir about the dark side of wildlife filmmaking.

In 2004, Chris joined American University’s full-time faculty as Distinguished Film Producer in Residence at the School of Communication. There he founded, and currently directs, the Center for Environmental Filmmaking.

Chris is also president of the One World One Ocean Foundation, a multimillion-dollar global media campaign to save the oceans.


Kathryn Pasternak

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Kathryn Pasternak

Pasternak Media LLC
7533 Fisher Drive
Falls Church
VA 22043
USA

Phone: +1 703 216 1746

Email:
kathryn.pasternak@gmail.com

Website: www.pasternakmedia.com

Pasternak Media offers strategic planning, story /editorial consultation and the Executive Producing services of Emmy Award winning producer/writer Kathryn Pasternak, for wildlife and other documentary film projects and conservation media.

Kathryn produces, writes and shoots documentary television projects, as well as reversioning TV programs for the US market.

She is available on a work for hire basis.


Daniel Pinheiro

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Daniel Pinheiro

Daniel Pinheiro Films
Lisbon
Portugal

Phone: +351 964 376 768

Email: danielpinheiro.wildlifefilms@gmail.com

Websites: www.danielpinheirofilms.com

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I have been particularly interested in wildlife since my childhood. My professional background is based in media and audiovisuals. During the last few years I have done several courses and trained in wildlife filmmaking, highlighted by a master´s degree in Wildlife Documentary Production from the University of Salford. After this period, I had the chance to enter in the industry as independent wildlife filmmaker, sound operator and camera assistant, working in several productions in Portugal, Peru, Argentina and Brazil.

I am available as wildlife filmmaker, freelance camera operator and sound recordist.

Skills:
Camera (Arri Alexa, Red Epic, DSLR, Super slow motion, Macro), Sound recording, Final Cut Pro, Pro Tools, Animal behaviour, Tracking wildlife, Editing, Wildlife photography and Timelapse.

Filmography:

  • BRAZIL - A NATURAL HISTORY series Terra Mater for National Geographic Channel – Camera Assistant and Sound Recordist
  • ALENTEJO - THE SONG OF THE EARTH, 2013 – Producer/Director
  • BETWEEN THE SKY AND THE TIDES, 2012 – Producer/Director
  • THE ENIGMATIC MACAWS OF TAMBOPATA, 2011 – Sound Recordist
  • MONDEGO, 2011 – Producer/Director

Sabyasachi Patra

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Sabyasachi Patra

Wild Tiger Productions
A113, First Floor
Shivalik
New Delhi
Delhi 110017
India

Phone: +91 99 1090 0446

Email: sabyasachi.patra@gmail.com & sabyasachi.patra@indiawilds.com

Websites: www.indiawilds.com

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Sabyasachi is an award winning cameraman and filmmaker who is passionately criss-crossing India in his SUV to document the fast vanishing wildlife of India. Sabyasachi is currently working on a documentary on leopards living outside protected areas titled Leopards: The Last Stand. He uses his Canon Cinema EOS C300 camera as well as Canon 1D C and Go Pro 3 cameras to get the desired footage. His deep knowledge of animal behaviour makes him move close to large mammals and get the desired footage that would have been otherwise impossible to get.

Sabyasachi uses his Canon long tele lenses as well as wides and believes in using the heavy OConnor fluid head and tripod for stable footage, even in treacherous terrain. He is adept in sound recording using his Sound Devices recorders and various microphones including shotgun and parabolic microphones. He is well versed in editing in Final Cut Pro X (FCP X).

A prolific writer and conservationist, he is the founder of IndiaWilds (www.indiawilds.com) an online conservation and photography forums and writes a monthly newsletter to raise awareness about the fast vanishing wilderness areas and wildlife of India. He has made many short films for conservation like A Call in the Rainforest, Mother and Child, Scavengers, A God in Distress, Blood Betting: Cock Fights etc.

He is available for any assignment as DoP, still photographer, Sound Recordist, Director and Editor.


Chris du Plessis

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Chris du Plessis

Photos of Africa
Hoedspruit
Kruger National Park
South Africa (Head Office)

Phone: +27 (0)83 991 5945

Photos of Africa
Munich
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)152 5896 8239

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Email: info@photosofafrica.com

Websites: www.photosofafrica.com& www.southafricatravelchannel.com

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Passionate about Filming Tourism and Wildlife Destinations.


Lutfi Pratomo

Lutfi Pratomo

Jl Bareng Kartini III D no 221
Malang 65119
East Java
Indonesia

Phone: +62 85 333 900 158

Email: lutventura@gmail.com

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Lutfi started his career in media the year 2005 as a reporter at PT Republika Media Mandiri. In the beginning of 2008, he continued his career to NGO Centre For Orangutan Protection, as a director, camera operator, photographer, field coordinator program, research. Some of his work is published in the book titled The Ape Crusader, Sean Whyte, Halsgrove Publishing, October 10, 2011, UK.

In 2010, he joined Gekko Studio (The multi Unit Of Perkumpulan Telapak) as a Film
Director, Camera Operator. In the last 10 years, GEKKO STUDIO has produced a considerable number of audio visual product associated with environmental issues and promotion of the community’s role in protecting and conserving their environment. GEKKO’s documentary videos and various reports have been proven to be an effective campaign tool and brought about positive changes at both policy maker and grassroots level.

Lutfi is also active in helping post-production with GEKKO STUDIO on a short documentary video campaign for NGOs concerns on environmental issues. His footage has been used in News features and for programming on National Geographic Channel, Rettet den Regenwald, and a number of other major broadcasters.

At the present time, he is a freelance film director, camera person, active in documentary film workshops in several state universities in Malang city, East Java.


Juan Maria Raggio

Juan Maria Raggio

Juan Maria Raggio

Juan Maria Raggio

Juan Maria Raggio

Juan Maria Raggio

Juan Maria Raggio

Jumara Films
Juncal 1957, Piso 2 "A"
Capital Federal
Buenos Aires 1425
Argentina

Phone: +54 911 15500 26728

Email: juanmariaraggio@gmail.com

Website: www.jumara.com.ar

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Juan Maria Raggio, Johnny, is a nature documentary producer, cameraman and photographer, with a team of excellent writers and filmmakers, specializing in wildlife and natural history. Being the only documentary crew has completed several nature‚s productions in Argentina, on land or under water, insects to the Orcas in Valdez Peninsula. With great experience in conservation for over 10 years a member of the bureau, Aves Argentinas / BirdLife International, many of his documentaries are on species with some degree of danger, with excellent contacts throughout South America, with groups conservation of more charismatic species, as also in the National Parks administration. His last production on "Twilight of the Hooded Grebe" achievement the creation of a new National Park in the Argentine, called Patagonia, to save this little known endemic species, since it was discovered in 1974. Long-term mission of Johnny is to inspire people to fall in love with our land through their images, awakening the desire for knowledge and conservation. "Since conservation starts with knowledge" With extensive experience in the Argentine biomes he is the right man to help ensure that the imposing image of his production company wants to film in Argentina.

Juan María Raggio, Johnny, es un productor de documentales de naturaleza, camarógrafo y fotógrafo, teniendo un equipo de excelentes guionistas y realizadores, especializado en la fauna y la historia natural. Siendo el único equipo de documentalistas que tiene varias producciones de naturalezas terminadas en la Argentina, en tierra o bajo el agua, de los insectos a las Orcas de península Valdez. Con gran experiencia en la conservación, desde hace mas de 10 años es miembro del buro de la Ong, Aves Argentinas/ BirdLife International, muchos de sus documentales son sobre especies con algún grado de peligro, con excelentes contactos en todo Sudamérica, con los grupos de conservación de las especies mas carismáticas, como también una excelente relación con la Administración de Parques Nacionales. Su ultima producción el "El Ocaso del Macá Tobiano" logro la creación de un nuevo Parque Nacional en la Argentinas, llamado Patagonia, para salvar a esta especie endémica y poco conocida, ya que fue descubierta en 1974. Misión de larga duración de Johnny es inspirar a la gente a enamorarse de nuestro tierra a través de sus imágenes, despertando el deseo de conocimiento y conservación. "Ya que la conservación empieza con el conocimiento" Con una gran experiencia en los biomas Argentinos él es el hombre adecuado para ayudar a conseguir que la imponente imagen de su compañía de producción quiere filmar en Argentina.


Paul Redman

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Paul Redman
Director, lighting cameraman, editor and activist.

Handcrafted Films
22c Castlewood Road
London N16 6DW
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7887 557 464

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Email: paulredman@handcraftedfilms.net

Website: www.handcraftedfilms.net
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Paul has been a campaigning filmmaker in the environmental movement for over 10 years with the Environmental Investigation Agency and since 2006 with Handcrafted Films.

His work has involved directing, filming and editing a variety of films for advocacy on a range of issues including the trade in tiger parts, whale and dolphin trade, illegal logging and the ivory trade.

This work has involved extensive travel in hazardous environments as a small crew using both open and covert filming techniques.

His footage has been used in News features and for programming on BBC, Sky, CNN and a number of other major broadcasters.

He has also trained activists media-based campaigning techniques in Indonesia, Papua, India and Tanzania as part of extensive UK Government funded training programs.

His directing work with Handcrafted Films has produced a number of award-winning short films for major development funders (UK DFID, European Forestry Institute) and non-governmental organisations (Amnesty, WSPA). He has been nominated three times for the FFC filmmaker of the year award.


Petra Regent

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Petra Regent

Bristol
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7932 000 219

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Email: petra.regent@virgin.net

Executive Producer, Scriptwriter.


Anthony Roberts

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Anthony Roberts

ZED Creative
Trefriw
Conwy LL27 0RJ
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7789 071 038

Email: anthony@iamzed.co.uk

Website: www.iamzed.co.uk

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I am a freelance Motion Graphics designer.

I have worked in the design industry for over 23 years, the last 12 years as a creative director.

I have a passion for wildlife and conservation and I have a particular love for Africa, having travelled quite extensively through the southern half of the continent.


Sebastien Rombi

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Sebastien Rombi

Trogon House and Forest Spa
Monkeyland Road
The Crags/Plettenberg Bay
Western Cape 6602
South Africa

Phone: +27 723 030 582

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Email: sebastienr@beyondborders.co.za

Website: www.beyondborders.co.za

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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 in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve as a 2D/3D camera operator, editor and presenter for Wildearth.TV for their live safaris. Being one of the pioneers in the 3D film industry, he was approached by world renowned filmmakers, Foster Brother Productions, to work on Dragon 3D. This 1 hour film is about scuba diving with Nile Crocodiles in the Okavango Delta and Seb was responsible for all the online 3D editing. During his film career, Seb has edited numerous projects for Wildearth.tv, his flagship being a 13 part 3D series about safaris in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve and the current series called Kalahari Meerkats 3D with Wildearth.TV

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. Seb has a professional edit suite with iMacs, Final Cut Pro and a 3D TV and can also offer his editing services with his own equipment if you don't have yours.

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 Rouxel

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Patrick Rouxel

Help the Bears
Paris
France

Phone: +62 856 7285 056

Email: helpthebears@gmail.com

Website: help3sunbears.blogspot.com

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I'm an independent filmmaker specializing on rainforest conservation and animal welfare.

I recently discovered sun bears and fell in love with the species, so I'm now also doing what I can to help the sun bears on site in Indonesia.


Adam Schmedes

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Adam Schmedes

Loke Film
46 B Tisvilde Bygade
Tisvildeleje 3220
Denmark

Phone: +45 40 554 065

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Email: adam@lokefilm.dk

Website: www.lokefilm.com

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Director/Producer/Camera Operator at Loke Film.


Alexander Sletten

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Alexander Sletten

Kristiansand
Norway

Phone: +47 40 050 197

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Email: alexander.sletten@gmail.com

Website: www.alexandersletten.com

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I am a award-winning filmmaker and camera operator who has been filming documentaries worldwide since 2006.

With a background in biology, I specializes in natural history documentaries and long lens work, but he also has extensive experience with traditional documentary style and multi camera production.

I have shot and produced 65 hours of factual TV from the Congolese jungle to the high Arctic on Svalbard.

I'm based out of Norway and South Africa.


Henry Tamblin

Henry Tamblin

2 Gyllyng Street
Falmouth
Cornwall TR113EH
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7946 136 624

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Email: henry_tamblin@hotmail.co.uk

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Diverse and experienced operator and assistant.

Producer and director of wildlife web content.

Footage broadcast by NatGeo wild and discovery amongst others.


Yusuf Thakur

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Yusuf Thakur

VFX
(Visual Effects & Productions LLC)
P.O.Box 49265
Dubai
UAE

Phone: +971 43 471 248

Mobile: +971 554 153 373

Fax: +971 43 479 335

Email: vfxwildlife@gmail.com

Website: www.vfxme.com

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Yusuf is a filmmaker based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. A qualified Filmmaker, with a degree in Film Direction, he has been producing films across the gamut from Television Commercials, Tele-serials, Music Videos & the most fulfilling, for the last twenty years Wildlife/Nature Documentaries.

He heads VFX Productions, a studio based in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.

Till date he has produced ten Wildlife/Nature documentaries. His latest is a series of 45mins X 3 films based on the Wildlife and Environment of the region, filming for which has been completed and series is in the final stages of post-production. In 2010 he completed “Rak-Tree of Life” which presents five trees, their environment, flora and fauna and the part played by them in the life, heritage, and culture of people of UAE. His other recent films are “Bu Tinah” nomination film for the new seven wonders of the world, “Tracking Mermaids” and “Abu Dhabi – Home of the Legendary Mermaids” both are based on dugongs found in the waters of UAE.

His past work has won awards at Jackson Hole, IWFF Montana, and Earth-vision.

He would like to produce, work, collaborate, co-produce films on Conservation, Pure Wildlife, and children's based nature programs. Specifically work on films based on the Middle-East, and the Indian Subcontinent. Past films have been based on birds, dugongs, islands, mangroves and deserts. Would love to work with broadcasters on co-productions.


Swati Thiyagarajan

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Swati Thiyagarajan

Cape Town, South Africa & New Delhi, India

Phone: +27 21 786 2340

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Email: swati@ndtv.com

Website: www.ndtv.com

Swati is an accomplished director, editor, writer and presenter.

She is a wildlife and conservation journalist/filmmaker.


Tristan Thompson

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Tristan Thompson

228a Gloucester Road
Bristol BS7 8NZ
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7456 433 551

Email: tristanjthompson@hotmail.co.uk

Website: www.unchartedamazon.com

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Tristan is a trained field biologist, having worked in research on three continents. His combination of writing, scientific and film-making experience will help to bring exciting new wildlife spectacles to the big screen in his new film 'Uncharted Amazon'. He has a deep set interest in the philosophy and ethic's of environmentalism. For him, the only way to understand environmental problems is by getting into the mind-set's of the people that are creating them.

His most recent works have included; a remote camera trap survey of rainforest mammals in Tambopata National Reserve, undertaken in collaboration with Bournemouth university. And a 30 minute documentary entitled An Untamed Wilderness that follows the rare, endangered and unique wildlife of the Peruvian Amazon. The film will premiere at the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival, NY in October and has so far been accepted for screening at several other international festivals.


Nick Upton

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Nick Upton

5 Kingsdown House
Kingsdown
Corsham
Wiltshire SN13 8AX
UK

Phone: +44 (0)1225 742 300 & +44 (0)7732 361 521

Email:
nickupton@btopenworld.com

 

Nick is a freelance director, writer and producer with over 20 years experience of working on wildlife films and series of many kinds, from high end to low budget, for a wide variety of broadcast/non-broadcast clients in Europe/USA/Asia.

Films he's written, directed and produced have won nearly 100 awards including 11 'Best of Festival' wins in 8 countries and he's contributed to many other award-winning productions. Nick is interested in working on wildlife films on a very flexible basis, offering consultancy, directing, writing, producing or a combination of these. He also has extensive sound recording, stills photography and some 2nd camera experience.

He's also a co-author of The Norfolk Cranes' Story.


Sophie Vartan

Sophie Vartan

DewClaw Productions
49 Hely Hutchinson Ave
Camps Bay
Cape Town 8005
South Africa

Phone: +27 823 755 022

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Email: sophie@dewclawproductions.com

Website: www.dewclawproductions.com

 

Sophie is the Executive Producer and Managing Director at DewClaw Productions which includes the DewClaw Academy.

She has executive produced over 150 hours of wildlife programming, including a 3D documentary feature on Nile crocodiles in Botswana.

Through teamwork, some of her titles have been nominated for over 40 international awards (see the websites Awards page), including an International Emmy Award for the boundary-breaking documentary Into the Dragons Lair.

Sophie has founded several successful initiatives which include:

  • NHU Africa (The Natural History Unit of Africa)
  • Wild Talk Africa Film Festival and Conference
  • The Wildlife Film Academy
  • The Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition - South Africa


Thomas Veltre

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Thomas Veltre

The really Interesting Picture Company
33-21 163rd Street
Flushing
New York 11358
USA

Phone: +1 646 797 3171

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Email: tom.veltre@
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picturecompany.com


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picturecompany.com

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Founded by Filmmaker and Communication Scholar Thomas Veltre, The Really Interesting Picture Company is exactly what it claims - a creative production company dedicated to exploring really interesting ideas and untold stories through a broad range of media.

Our work embraces Arts, Science, Wildlife & Environment, News, Broadcast, On-line, Museum Exhibit and other non-fiction applications. Based in New York City and around the world, The TRIPCo Team includes some of the most interesting artists and craftspeople working in digital media today.

Thomas Veltre brings more than two decades of media production experience to his role as proprietor of The Really Interesting Picture Company.

Formerly in-house media producer for the Wildlife Conservation Society, Tom writes, shoots and edits in a wide variety of formats for a broad spectrum of venues, ranging from documentaries, news and public affairs programming to interactive museum exhibits, instructional materials and new media applications. As a producer/cinematographer, he has covered stories on four different continents, and his work has been broadcast by all the major North American commercial television networks, PBS, Discovery Channel, National Geographic Channel, CNN, BBC, NHK (Japan) and Fuji TV (Japan).

He holds an undergraduate degree in Music Education from the Crane School of Music, (SUNY Potsdam), and did his masters and doctoral work in Media Ecology at New York University under Neil Postman. Tom is also a former board member of Filmmakers For Conservation, and an adjunct professor in Communications at Fordham University where he explores the interface of mass communication and the environment.


Madelaine Westwood

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Madelaine Westwood

Nutshell Productions/GAFI
3 Westfield Cottages
Westfield, Medmenham
Marlow, Bucks SL7 2HQ
United Kingdom

Mobile: +44 (0)7770 577 549

Email:
madelaine@nutshellproductions.co.uk

Website: www.nutshellproductions.co.uk
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www.gafi4apes.org

 

Madelaine is owner and producer at Nutshell Productions, the wildlife and conservation production company.

She is also Director of the Great Apes Film Initiative (GAFI), a non profit organisation which used the power of film and the media in service of conservation.

Her specialties include:

  • Wildlife film production
  • Conservation filmmaking
  • Wildlife film training
  • Negotiation
  • Project Management
  • Co-Production

Natalia Whiteside

Natalia Whiteside

Sagacity Films
21 Powis Square
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 3HG
United Kingdon

Phone: +44 (0)7909 970 203

Email: natalia@sagacityfilms.co.uk

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Natalia has a wide range of experience in directing and editing documentary film and video production. Her current focus is on nature and ecological themes.

In 2011 she graduated with an MA in Digital Documentary from Sussex University. On the course she produced a short half hour documentary called A Wild Hide which is a character portrait with an underlying environmental theme. It was screened at the SEE Documentary Film Festival in 2011.

The film is about a Brighton based artist who commandeers small pockets of land for building dens in, illegally. Inspired by nature the dens are beautiful, created out of natural and recycled materials. The film takes us deep into the English countryside and below the surface of mainstream society.

Natalia is currently developing a mini Eco series called Lily's Eco Diary. 'Seek and you will find . . . a new approach to everyday life. Lily discovers fresh ideas for ecological and sustainable living in her home county of Sussex'. The pilot can be seen here.


Nick Wright

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Nick Wright

Bournemouth
Dorset
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)07967 319 653

Email: NickwrightWright@aol.com

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Bit of a one-man-band, but very experienced from start to finish.

Excellent local knowledge (Dorset, Hants, Wilts) but good experience across UK, Scotland, Cornwall, Ireland.

Long lens and Macro a speciality, and birds, hares, insects and plants favourite.

Very uncomplaining and fully able to 'just get on with it'.

See CV for full details.


Joe Yaggi

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Joe Yaggi

Jungle Run Productions
Jalan Raya Sanggingan #1
Ubud 80571, Bali
Indonesia

Phone: +62 8123813887

Email: joe@jungle-run.com

Website: www.jungle-run.com

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Joe is a freelance Director and Cameraman based in Indonesia. He's worked across the Indonesian archipelago and right across the region. Projects range from wildlife to social issues, conservation to education. Joe has contributed to feature docs, factual programs and educational productions as well. Some recent credits include:
History of the World
, BBC1 – Indonesia camera unit.
Trashed
, Blenheim Films: A feature documentary presented by Jeremy Irons – Indonesia camera unit.
Alien from Earth, PBS Nova & ABC Australia – 2nd unit camera.
Heads Above Water
, BBC World – DOP, Co-Director Indonesia.
Age of Stupid, Feature Documentary Launch USA – Greenpeace Director/DOP.


Thomas Young

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Thomas Young

Thomas Young

Beyond the Riverbank
55 Rook Tree Lane
Stotfold SG5 4DL
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)7896 901 051

Email: thomas.young.89@hotmail.co.uk

Website: www.beyondtheriverbank.com

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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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