Jake Willers interviews wildlife filmmakers including cinematographers, producers, directors and sound recordists to hear their personal career stories, get advice and inspire others to achieve their wildlife filmmaking goals.
Doug discusses how he broke into the industry meeting David Attenborough and crew in the Antarctic, how advances in filming gear has changed his workflow, and so much more.By Jake Willers
Nate talks with Jake about grant writing, gear obsession, the importance of insurance and contingency plans, and the need for a healthy balance between filming and family.By Jake Willers
Dan discusses his films 'Queen of Birds' and 'To Find a Harpy', his global explorations, the importance of having a management agency, and his Wilderland Film Festival.By Jake Willers
Patricia discusses working on marketing the landmark series Planet Earth II and Blue Planet II and how marketing strategies are evolving.By Jake Willers
Judy’s story is certainly not the norm. Judy is a former college biology teacher now following her passion for wildlife filmmaking. When Judy retired from her teaching career, she immediately bought a Red One Camera and headed to Yellowstone to film. She now spends the majority of her time in Yellowstone gathering footage for documentaries, stock f…
Stephen talks about his start in the industry, his time at the BBC, founding Humble Bee Films and working with Nigel Marven and Sir David Attenborough.
Dusty explains how he became a wildlife filmmaker, his experience filming in bear dens, and the dreaded burnout and depression that struck during the fundraising and making of his latest film.By Jake Willers
Ben tells us how he broke into the industry, stories from his latest project filming in the wilds of Alaska, and shares some valuable filmmaking advice.By Jake Willers
Gaelin shares her story of studying as a marine scientist and filming with National Geographic to founding Global Ocean Exploration to share her passion for the ocean, marine conservation and photography.
Cody’s passion for nature has helped him to carve out a niche in the natural history genre, working with networks including Discovery, Smithsonian, Netflix, IMAX and many more.By Jake Willers
Alex's passion for macro-wildlife cinematography is evident as he explains his aspirations as a wildlife filmmaker.
Dereck & Beverly describe their lives living together in the wilds of Africa, their conservation achievements and the all to recent buffalo incident.
Chris Morgan explains his career path and talks about the many adventures with bears that have shaped his life and films working with PBS, BBC, Discovery and National Geographic Television.By Jake Willers
Stephanie describes her path to becoming the host of one of the longest running wildlife TV shows in history and how hard work, passion and an adventurous spirit are essential to fulfilling your dreams.
Inspirational story of how Patrick's passion for the blue whale lead him to become a cinematographer on the BBC's Blue Planet 2.By Jake Willers
Jake talks with National Geographic cameraman and host of Man Among Cheetahs, Bob Poole at the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2017By Jake Willers
Join Jake as he talks with filmmaking couple Richard and Carol Foster from their Belize jungle studio.
Join Jake Willers as he talks with the Maverick Wildlife Filmmaker Kim Wolhuter.
Join Jake Willers as he talks with Filmmaker Hardy Jones about his experiences exposing the dolphin slaughter in Japan.
Join Jake Willers as he talks with both IMAX 3D Director and Producer, Howard and Michele Hall.
Join Jake Willers as he talks with IMAX Producer, Author and Distinguished Film Producer in Residence at American University, Chris Palmer.
Join Jake Willers as he talks with the Director of Science and Exploration Media at National Geographic, Vanessa Serrao.
Join Jake Willers as he talks with filmmaker Ali Alvarez about her new film Muerte Es Vida or Death Is Life.
Join Jake Willers as he talks with filmmaker Roshan Patel about his new film Red Wolf Revival.
Join Jake Willers as he talks with filmmaker Matt Podolsky of Wild Lens, and host of the Eyes on Conservation podcast. Matt's recent films include Scavenger Hunt and Bluebird Man.