Wildlife Films and Animal Consciousness

Time is running out

At the end of October 2018, The World Wildlife Fund announced in a press conference that more than 60% of all wild species on earth were lost over the past 40 years. Most of those losses were caused by “overexploitation and agriculture, both linked to continually increasing human consumption.” 

It’s not going to get better. In Africa alone the human population is set to double in the next 30 years. Conflict between humans and wildlife is bound to increase.

At the present rate of extinction most wild species on earth will disappear in the next thirty to fifty years, before most of us ever know or understand that other species are conscious beings with the right to life and freedom of movement.

Pleading ignorance is no longer an option.

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Susan Boshcoff of Moxyplanet, Toronto, Canada makes Fraudulent Claims on Linked In Profile.

Susan Boshcoff, Former VP Global Acquisitions & Co-Productions at Looking Glass International, Melbourne, Australia

It has come to our attention that Ms Boshcoff falsely claims credit as ‘Writer’, ‘Researcher’ and ‘Story Editor’ as well as ‘Consultant on Episodic Structure’ on the award winning SAVING SIRGA; Journey into the Heart of a Lion series in an effort to promote herself. The series was produced by Tauana Films (Pty) Ltd Botswana, a reputable and long-standing producer of factual content to the international television industry. Continue reading

Filming Saving Sirga: Journey into the Heart of a Lion – Director of Photography Perspective

From a filming perspective.

Humans have always been fascinated by lions. In our minds they are brave and free and represent a nobility of spirit we crave.

In the 1960’s George and Joy Adamson’s friendship with Elsa the lioness became a Global phenomenon, and more recently the story of the two young men who bought a lion cub called Christian in Harrods, raised it and then returned it to the wild , captured the imagination of television audiences world-wide. Both cases supported the idea that lions are individuals capable of forming close relationships with humans.  Continue reading