The Drills of Afi Mountain

On Tuesday I finished my Masters in Wildlife Filmmaking, and so from here I take the plunge into the big wild world of trying to get a job. Although that’s actually not really the case, as I’ll be travelling to America on Thursday to volunteer at Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, but after THAT I’llContinue reading “The Drills of Afi Mountain”

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The Drills of Afi Mountain trailer

So after nearly nine months of work, I’ve very nearly finished off my Masters film, which is now called The Drills of Afi Mountain. The film will be ready in the next few days (so watch this space!), but in the meantime here is my trailer. Remember to watch in HD, and enjoy!

Final Film Excitement

It’s been a couple of weeks since we all had to present our ideas for our final films, and things are getting exciting (and stressful)! I’ll be filming my final film at Afi Mountain Wildlife Sanctuary in Cross River State, Nigeria, and it will be about the great work that the guys there do andContinue reading “Final Film Excitement”

Vision Conference Bristol

Vision Creative Conference is an annual event that brings together pioneers from the creative industries and showcases their innovative thinking. With a range of speakers from Google employees to founders of Iced Coffee brands, a few Wildlife Filmmaking students excitedly headed down to the Arnolfini to see what it was all about. Joining some ofContinue reading “Vision Conference Bristol”

Alastair Fothergill on The Making of Planet Earth, Blue Planet and Frozen Planet

Since I’ve been too busy on my course lately to write anything that I’m, not going to get credit for (sorry!), here’s a press release I wrote for a talk my coursemates and I went to… Alastair Fothergill has produced some of the best natural history films to come out of the BBC, and inContinue reading “Alastair Fothergill on The Making of Planet Earth, Blue Planet and Frozen Planet”

First Week on a New Course

So the day I’d been waiting for all summer finally arrived, and I have now begun the MA Wildlife Filmmaking course at UWE. It’s only been 10 days and it’s already pretty exciting! We began on a Thursday morning with the standard sort of university induction you get at the beginning of any higher educationContinue reading “First Week on a New Course”

Made in Bristol, Wildlife Film’s Tinseltown

In 1957, the BBC invited a young zoologist by the name of David Attenborough to head a new unit, the Natural History Unit, based in Bristol. Having just settled in London with his family he declined, and it wasn’t until 1973 and Eastwards with Attenborough – a series following an expedition to South East AsiaContinue reading “Made in Bristol, Wildlife Film’s Tinseltown”