Master Wildlife Filmmaking podcast
By Jake Willers
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Jake Willers interviews wildlife filmmakers including cinematographers, producers, directors and sound recordists to hear their personal career stories, get advice and inspire others to achieve their wildlife filmmaking goals.
||CleanMWF 18: Gaelin Rosenwaks - Marine Scientist, Explorer, Photographer and Filmmaker||Gaelin shares her story of studying as a marine scientist and filming with National Geographic to founding Global Ocean Exploration to share her passion for the ocean, marine conservation and photography.||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 17: Cody Westheimer - Music Composer at New West Studios||Cody’s passion for nature has helped him to carve out a niche in the natural history genre, working with networks including Discovery, Smithsonian, Netflix, IMAX and many more.||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 16: Alex Jones - Adventurer & Filmmaker Specializing in Macro-Cinematography||Alex's passion for macro-wildlife cinematography is evident as he explains his aspirations as a wildlife filmmaker.||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 15: Dereck and Beverly Joubert - National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence, Filmmakers and Wildlife Conservationists||Dereck & Beverly describe their lives living together in the wilds of Africa, their conservation achievements and the all to recent buffalo incident.||2/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 14: Chris Morgan - Ecologist, Conservationist, Author, Filmmaker, TV Host, Bear & Large Carnivore Nut||Chris Morgan explains his career path and talks about the many adventures with bears that have shaped his life and films working with PBS, BBC, Discovery and National Geographic Television.||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 13: Stephanie Arne - Host of Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom, Ambassador for the Planet and Conservationist||Stephanie describes her path to becoming the host of one of the longest running wildlife TV shows in history and how hard work, passion and an adventurous spirit are essential to fulfilling your dreams.||12/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 12: Patrick Dykstra - Adventurer, Filmmaker, Expedition Leader and Lawyer||Inspirational story of how Patrick's passion for the blue whale lead him to become a cinematographer on the BBC's Blue Planet 2.||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 11: Bob Poole - National Geographic Cameraman & Host of Man Among Cheetahs||Jake talks with National Geographic cameraman and host of Man Among Cheetahs, Bob Poole at the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2017||10/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 10: Richard & Carol Foster - 28 years filmmaking from their jungle studio in Belize.||28 years filmmaking from their jungle studio in Belize.||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 09: Kim Wolhuter - The Maverick Wildlife Filmmaker and the Host of Man, Cheetah, Wild.||Join Jake Willers as he talks with the Maverick Wildlife Filmmaker Kim Wolhuter.||5/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 08: Hardy Jones - Filmmaker, Author and Co-Founder of BlueVoice.org||Join Jake Willers as he talks with Filmmaker Hardy Jones about his experiences exposing the dolphin slaughter in Japan.||3/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 07: Howard & Michele Hall - IMAX 3D Director/Cinematographer and Producer, and owners of Howard Hall Productions||Join Jake Willers as he talks with both IMAX 3D Director and Producer, Howard and Michele Hall.||1/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 06: Chris Palmer - IMAX Producer, Author and Distinguished Film Producer in Residence at American University||Join Jake Willers as he talks with IMAX Producer, Author and Distinguished Film Producer in Residence at American University, Chris Palmer.||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 05: Vanessa Serrao - Producer, Filmmaker and Director of Science and Exploration Media at National Geographic||Join Jake Willers as he talks with the Director of Science and Exploration Media at National Geographic, Vanessa Serrao.||11/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 04: Ali Alvarez - Director, writer and owner of Mariposa Productions.||Join Jake Willers as he talks with filmmaker Ali Alvarez about her new film Muerte Es Vida or Death Is Life.||8/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 03: Roshan Patel - Co-founder of Nestbox Collective||Join Jake Willers as he talks with filmmaker Roshan Patel about his new film Red Wolf Revival.||7/7/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 02 : Matthew Podolsky founder of Wild Lens, Inc||Join Jake Willers as he talks with filmmaker Matt Podolsky of Wild Lens, and host of the Eyes on Conservation podcast. Matt's recent films include Scavenger Hunt and Bluebird Man.||5/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMWF 01: Rick Rosenthal - Four-time Emmy award-winning filmmaker||Rick's credits include the BBC series Planet Earth, Blue Planet and LIFE||5/27/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
As a scientist in the midst of switching fields to filmmaking in order to have a greater impact, this podcast is an amazing find! Content and quality are truly phenomenal. Thank you!!
Thanks for creating this podcast!
I was so excited to find a podcast for such a specific niche. I just listened to the first one so far, but it was super informative (sometimes brutally honest) and very inspiring! I hope this podcast continues to run for a long time 👍🏼
Wildlife Media with Great Information
This podcast has wonderful information and is well produced. Great questions with answers explaining pertinent information for anyone interested in wildlife, media, filmmaking, or related fields. I am a wildlife researcher who will transition to media and this podcast could not be better. Thanks for putting it together, sharing behind the scenes info, helping people in my position, and spreading the ideas. Keep it going!