Blue In Focus – Update

It has been two weeks since my return from E.Africa having filmed over a period of six months in Mozambique, Tanzania and along the coast of Kenya. Since my return to the UK I have joined forces with a new team of talented marine biologists and supporters of marine conservation such as Dr David Obura of Cordio - Steve Trott of the Watumu Marine Association - Jack Wootton - Aggelina Kanellopoulou - Mary Lewis of the JGI - Ian Redmond and lastly our trusted editor Chris … [Read more...]

Blue In Focus

Green Heart Films has just returned from E.Africa, where we have been filming underwater near the island of Mafia, just south of Zanzibar, within the territorial waters of the republic of Tanzania.  One of East Africa’s most pristine biodiverse marine regions is found off the coast of North Mozambique;  this is the island of Vamizi where we were able to film sharks, turtles and an array of untouched corals in one of the most diverse marine regions of the Western Indian Ocean. Indian … [Read more...]

New Project – Blue In Focus

Green Heart Films is about to begin a two year project on the coastal regions of E.Africa, and will be visiting Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya and the southern coast of Somalia within the region of Kisimayo. The documentary will be filming the impact of human activity on the oceans bio-diversity and the decline of fish stocks and coral reefs.   The first visit will focus on coral reefs and whale sharks near the island of Mafia, after which we will be looking at the marine resources of … [Read more...]

Africa’s Troubled Heart.

"Africa's Troubled Heart" is now Complete. … [Read more...]

Conflict & Wildlife

This is Green Heart Films latest production a documentary which follows the story of regional conflicts and their impact upon Africa’s environment and wildlife. Terror organizations such as Al Shabab are according to UN reports to raising over $25 million annually from charcoal exports and in tern this trade is having a devastating impact upon this arid nations environment forcing nomadic community’s to migrate further south in search of pastures for their cattle - camels and … [Read more...]

Pembe Ya Ndovu

The documentary film "Pembe Ya Ndovu (We want ivory we want more now)" has now been edited after two years of filming across the heart of Africa and onto Asia. This is a story about the illegal trade in African ivory.  We shall in due in course post further information about Green Heart Films new production and where the film will be screened.   On a wet cold June evening I received an invitation to visit Gabon to witness illegal confiscated ivory being destroyed by Gabon’s … [Read more...]

Lola Ya Bonobo

Whilst filming the trade in ivory within Kinshasa markets we were to visit a Bonobo sanctuary out side the city run by a dynamic and unique force of nature, Claudine Andre a Belgian who has spent much of her life working with this rare and highly endangered species of primates the Bonobo found only within the equatorial forest of the Congo DR. As with much of this region Bonobos are increasingly under threat and as with elephants found across the forests of this equatorial heart of … [Read more...]

The Congo Basin Ivory Trade – Update

The latest short video clips was shot in a market in Kinshasa in February 2013 but trying to film was somewhat unpredictable the traders at first agreed to allow me to film but on arrival they refused to allow me to film the ivory section of the market and I would only be allowed film curios for sale. The only way to film the ivory was to ask the traders to bring some of the ivory to the back of a hired land-cruiser but after filming the ivory being unloaded the market security block me … [Read more...]

Virunga Earth Great Heritage – Raising funds for the construction of an education center

Virunga National Park is Africa’s oldest and first National Park founded in the year 1925 but due to years of instability this world heritage park is now at risk from chronic inatability. Presently the southern sector and the middle sector are occupied by a regional militia known as the M23 and tensions are again beginning to simmer. After having visited the park in the autumn of 2012 Green Heart Films was fortunate to visit the northern sector of Virunga and we were privileged to have had … [Read more...]

Presidential Ivory Burn – Gabon

Green Heart films have just created a one minute video of President Ali Bongo with Dr Lee White in the year 2012 - President Ali Bongo officially lights six tons of confiscated poached ivory. Green Heart Films was to spend a period of three months in Gabon filming not only the ivory burn but was to travel extensively around Gabon national parks filming forest elephants in the wild. Dr Lee White has begun to sound off alarm bells as forest elephants populations have rapidly declined by … [Read more...]