Natural history 

film work

Consulting in the field:

Shoots 14 & 15: BBC Natural History (upcoming series), La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica, March/April and December 2023 Crew members: Julio Madriz, Danilo Brenes, Bex Bangay, Mark Payne-Gill, Louis Rummer-Downing, Ester De Roij, Jack Delf, Sam Oakes

Shoots 11, 12 & 13: Disney Films/Plimsoll ("A Real Bug's Life: Episode 4 Braving the Back yard"), Austin, Texas, USA, February, July and October 2022 Crew members: Fernanda Prudencia, David Hamilton, Sean Doyle, Fern Corrigan, Matt Langbehn, Alex Jones

Shoot 10: BBC Natural History (upcoming series), Tiputini Station- Yasuni region, Ecuador, August/September 2022  Crew members: Nikki Waldron, Romilly Spiers, Jack Mortimer, James Lees, Jose Macanilla

Shoot 9: "Our Planet II: Episode 4 Freedom to Roam", Netflix/Silverback Films series, Tiputini Station- Yasuni region, Ecuador, January/February 2022 Crew members: Froilan Macanilla, Alex Wickens, John Brown

Shoot 8: "Woodpeckers: The Hole Story" PBS Nature, Coneflower Studios, New Haven, CT, USA, August 2021 Crew members: Ann Prum, Mark Carroll

Shoot 7: "Perfect Planet: Weather", BBC/Silverback Films series, Discovery Plus, Tapiche Lodge, Peru, April 2019  

Video trailer 

Crew members: Toby Nowlan, John Brown, Alex Vail  

Shoot 6: "The Hunt: Jungles", BBC/Silverback Films series, Tiputini Station- Yasuni region, Ecuador, September 2014  

Video: Army ants from BBC series "The Hunt" 

Crew members: Ilaira Mallaleiu, Luke Barnett, Johnny Hughes, Alastair MacEwen

Shoot 5: "Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan: Army ants/Ecuador" (on camera), BBC America series, Tiputini Biodiversity Station, Ecuador, November- December 2011 

Video: Wild Things Ecuador- army ants 

Crew members: Dominic Monaghan, Jose Macanilla, Frank Veloca, Dave Brady, Paul Kilback, Alice Robinson, Steve Bowden, Mike Reid, Barry Clark

Shoot 4: "Patrick Stewart's Animal Superpowers: Extreme Killers" (on camera), Windfall Films/National Geographic television special: Yasuni, Ecuador, July 2011 

Video: Animal Superpowers army ants Winner Silver Medal Best ‘Nature & Wildlife’ at New York Festivals TV & Film Awards 2013 

Crew members: Alex Rankin, Roeland Doust

Shoot 3: "City of Ants/Antzilla", National Geographic Television (on camera) La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica, spring 2010 

Video: NatGeo (my section starts at about 9:10)

Crew members: Alastair MacEwen, Stephen Dunleavy, Howard Bourne

Shoots 1 & 2: "Great Migrations: the need to breed", National Geographic series, Monteverde and Sta. Rosa, Costa Rica, March and November 2008  

Video link 

Crew members: Martin Dohrn, Alicia Decina, Howard Bourne, Stephanie Atlas, Andy Casagrande

Home-based consulting:

Wildstar films planned production, January 2024-

Silverback films planned production, December 2023-

BBC/National Geographic production on Africa, June 2022-September 2023

BBC production on ant behavior, October 2020- January 2021

BBC/Silverback Films special on predators (The Hunt), January 2013-August 2014

Atlantic Productions Ltd., IMAX film on the biology of powered flight, August 2013

BBC channel 1 special Swarm Chasers, hosted by George McGavin, 2012

Cream Productions (Toronto), September-November 2011

Windfall Films, London, England, June 2011 

Discovery Channel, February 2010

National Geographic television, fall 2007