About the Author
Author Piers Warren is the Principal of Wildeye Wildlife Film Training, editor of Wildlife Film News, producer of wildlife-film.com, founder of Filmmakers for Conservation and author of Careers in Wildlife Film-making. Through Wildeye, Piers leads wildlife tours and training expeditions around the world.
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"Welcome to the wonderful world of wildlife film-making! Whether you want to make wildlife films with your camcorder as a fascinating hobby, or are hoping for a career as a professional wildlife film-maker, this book aims to give you a good start. We will be exploring all aspects of recording wildlife with a camcorder, from choosing equipment, to shooting techniques, fieldcraft, documentary themes and post-production.
Making wildlife films ticks many boxes it gets you out in the fresh air, is a creative pastime, helps you to understand animal behaviour and the natural environment, and involves you in documenting a wild world that is changing increasingly rapidly. For those who fear technology, modern camcorders are easy to use pick-up-and-shoot, for those who love gadgets there is a plethora available, and for those who relish a challenge wildlife film-making presents many."