Over the years there must have been hundreds of wildlife programmes shown on TV, with some of the more notable ones being the BBC series Blue Planet, The Planet Earth, Wildlife on One, Survival, Bill Oddie Goes Wild and Springwatch, to name but a few. However, despite the vast number of wildlife programmes shown on television over the years, there has never been a programme or training DVD that explains how all that great footage is achieved. Until now! Cambridgeshire-based production company Generic Pool decided to step in and consult with veteran wildlife programme producer Mike Linley to put together a DVD that gives away the great trade secrets of professional wildlife filmmakers, bringing these great tricks and techniques to the low-budget independent wildlife filmmaker for the very first time.
This training DVD is aimed at anyone who wishes to learn the many skills required to write, film and produce a completed wildlife programme. This DVD will greatly benefit media students looking to get into wildlife filmmaking, individual videographers who want to learn the skills of actually filming wildlife on digital camcorder formats, those looking to learn the secrets and tricks of the trade that professional wildlife cameramen use to achieve those amazing shots. In this DVD Mike reveals some amazing well-kept secrets that have to be seen to be believed
You will learn the amazing tricks of the trade and trade secrets of the television wildlife cameraman. You will learn all about equipment based on the latest digital HD camcorders. Mike covers everything from coming up with a wildlife programme idea, to writing it, filming it, editing it and distributing it, with a large emphasis on filming techniques.