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29

Oct
2014

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Filming

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We won a Panda!

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[Picture from Wildlife-Film.com]

Every two years the international wildlife film community, about 1000 strong from IMAX producers to interactive storytellers, gathers for a week by the harbour-side in Bristol for Wildscreen Festival. I first went as a 23 year old runner paying the discounted youngster rate as a birthday present to myself.

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01

Oct
2014

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New film release

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A first foray into music videos – DEMS ‘Sense of an Ending’

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Wildlife film work is great, but you don’t get to make someone’s head disappear or reverse infra-red grade everything so a beech tree turns into a cherry in blossom.

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01

Sep
2014

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The Bat Man of Mexico – Double Finalist!

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We’re thrilled to announce that the Bat Man of Mexico is up for both Best People and Nature Film at the 2014 Panda Awards and Best Documentary at INFF – the Pandas are awarded on the 23rd of October and INFF on the 24th – it’s going to be an exciting week! Fingers crossed…

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04

Jun
2014

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The Bat Man of Mexico Is Unleashed!

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Whoa! We just heard a couple of days ago that the BBC has decided to air ‘Natural World: The Bat Man of Mexico’, the film I’ve been working on for the last year – it was due to air in the autumn and has suddenly be brought forward to a week on Friday… Friday the 13th! Read more…

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28

May
2014

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An exciting departure from Science and Wildlife

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To coincide with my godfather Harry’s 80th birthday, the website Sinfini commissioned Gripping Films to produce a ten minute film about him composing a piano concerto, at home in his shed in Wiltshire.

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16

Dec
2013

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Fan reactions

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The moment a film you’ve made is broadcast is a strange experience.

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09

Dec
2013

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Filming the Grand National

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Channel 4 commissioned this flagship film as the centrepiece of their Grand National coverage.

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18

Oct
2013

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Life in the field

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A birthday with the Jaguar God in the Chamber of Hell

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Thank all you excellent folk for happy birthday wishes – as you were all writing friendly missives I arrived at what the guys here call ‘the third floor’ 2km under a mountain in a cave called ‘the chamber of hell’.

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20

Sep
2013

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Two Million Bats: Inside The Mexican Bat Volcano

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Location – Kalakmul Biosphere Reserve, Southern Mexico

Filming for a BBC Natural World about Bats, George, Rodrigo and I had abseiled into a massive hole in the jungle near the Mayan ruins of Calakmul.

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15

May
2011

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Interview for Cambridge’s St John’s College magazine

On 15, May 2011 | No Comments | In Filming | By admin

In this Inside Nature’s Giants Special, the BAFTA-winning team battle through the night against a rising tide to explore the mysteries of the largest predator on Earth – the Sperm Whale.

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