Harry was interested in developing skills on the 2 day wildlife filmmaking course on the Somerset Levels. We focused on Cattle Egrets, giving Harry a good taste into fieldcraft. On the second day we used the macro probe lens and captured close up footage of snails, flora and fauna.
Harry visited the Isle of Mull when he was a young boy and returned to join Wild Island Film School in the hope of seeing and filming an otter. Harry chose to wild camp for a couple of night’s in order to fully immerse himself in the island. We had challenging weather during his stay
Ailsa joined us during some very challenging weather and fully embraced the elements. As a former resident of Mull, she knew the island well and wanted to make her film about searching for otters and just how challenging it can be at times. This short film, ‘In Search of Otters’ really conveys the anticipation and
Adam was interested in the concept of repetition and circular movement, with each day rising and tide turning. Adam did some research of the island before his arrival during our development stage and was keen to see if the standing stone circle could feature. His dedication to extremely early mornings on frost bitten hills to
This is Sean’s film shot with us whilst on the Isle of Mull. Sean wanted to convey the remote and sometimes harsh nature of the landscape that wildlife has to endure. His use of colour grading and soundtrack gives a serious tone, hoping to question the viewers view on the future of wildlife in Britain.
Lizzie used our Wildlife Filmmaking Course on the Isle of Mull to help her create a short trailer for a longer 1 hour documentary treatment about the status of the eurasian otter. Lizzie is applying for a Masters in wildlife filmmaking and this short film is part of her application process. In Lizzie’s words… “Thanks
Brian is a retired teacher with a love for wildlife. Joining us on the Isle of Mull in February for the Wildlife Filmmaking Course he set out to storyboard his film and capture as much footage as possible. Brian used a DSLR throughout his time and was comfortable with how portable and simple to use
Ruth joined us on a February course on the Wildlife Filmmaking Course on the Isle of Mull. As an amateur stills photographer with a passion for wildlife, Ruth wanted to try filmmaking in order to present her stills photography with moving imagery.