Tag archives for Filmmaking

Wild to Inspire: A Week with Bob Poole

For my third and final week in Tanzania, I had the privilege of shooting with the legendary Bob Poole! Bob is a veteran wildlife filmmaker, cinematographer, and has shot, produced, and directed countless films for National Geographic. I’ve been looking forward to working with Bob all week since shooting wildlife is a relatively new genre…

Wild to Inspire: On “Smellavision”, Conservation and the People of Tarangire

Although I’ve been shooting an overabundance of wildlife, I thought it might be a good idea to talk about my experience shooting people on this trip. I do love and appreciate nature, but I’ll admit my style of documentary filmmaking predominately comprises of intimate portraits. My work focuses on people with the visuals driven by…

Around The World In 70 Days: The Filming Of COSMOS

To transport viewers across the galaxy, the filmmakers behind COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey went on a quest around the world, searching for the best locations to film COSMOS’ stunning scenes. Go behind the scenes of COSMOS with a new video that tells the story of how the series was made. The COSMOS crew shot the series…

How COSMOS Makes Science Accessible

The mission of COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey is a difficult one – to translate the universe’s most complex mysteries into hour-long blips. An all-new COSMOS behind-the-scenes video explains exactly how the show distills complicated scientific theories into an enjoyable viewing experience without dumbing down the facts. The science in COSMOS is presented to challenge the…

Meet Two Filmmakers Who Devote Their Lives To Big Cats

One in eight: a male lion’s chance of reaching adulthood. As each bloodline fights for the right to rule, only the strongest males survive to become the kings of their prides. While lions are born in equal numbers, males to females, only 3,500 of the approximately 20,000 lions on Earth are males, the lucky survivors of natural…