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31/05/2002

'Careers In Wildlife Film-making' explained

Described as 'long-overdue' and 'much-needed', a new book by Piers Warren - 'Careers in Wildlife Film-making' - is billed as an essential book for anyone wishing to work in wildlife film production.
There has never been a careers guide to the wildlife film industry before, and this book covers all aspects of working in this genre. Author Piers Warren explains how wildlife films are made, describes the variety of jobs and how to get started, and then supplies information on education and training, wildlife film festivals, organisations and projects.
The section 'The Future of the Industry'involves views from individuals with a wide variety of experience of wildlife films - combining to produce an informative vision of the future of wildlife programming.
The book contains many case studies and contributions from successful professionals in the wildlife film-making industry from all over the world. Among the contributors are: Nick Gordon, Doug Allan, Mark Deeble & Victoria Stone, Mike Holding and Tania "TJ" Jenkins, Jean Hartley, Simon Willock, Malcolm Penny, Mike Pandey, Peter Crabb, Brian Leith, Jeremy Evans and many more.
According to contributor Jeffery Boswall interested parties should "acquire and read - but most importantly - act on this book. It will really help you."
Piers Warren is well known throughout the wildlife film-making industry as the editor of Wildlife Film News and producer of wildlife-film.com. He has specialised in multimedia productions through his company, Wildeye. He has written several books and is regularly called upon as an Internet and communication consultant for wildlife film and conservation projects. He is one of the founders of, and currently Vice President of the Filmmakers for Conservation. Available mail-order worldwide at www.wildfilmcareers.com
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