Blue In Focus – Update

Notice:                 .  Green Heart Films is in no way funded or       . related to Eco Films in any manner whatsoever. Blue In Focus - Documentary Green Heart Films has just returned from our latest expedition to the Western region of the Pacific ocean where we have been filming for our latest conservation documentary, Blue In Focus.   The journey begun with a flight from London to Hong Kong and then onto the islands of Fiji. I have come to this region in order to film … [Read more...]

Pacific Expedition

Blue In Focus is about to leave for the Pacific to begin an expedition into this vast expanse of the western half of the Pacific Ocean. The focus of this next documentary will be sharks and other large pelagic species such as manta rays and tuna.   The Melanesian peoples that inhabit some of the western Pacific islands have a long ancient ritual relationship with sharks and are even known to call sharks but such ritual beliefs have long been diluted or have disappeared since the … [Read more...]

Hong Kong & Indonesia

    Hong Kong is a boundless international hub for the trade in marine products such as shark fins, sea sponges and an array of tropical fish for consumption and for the ornamental fish trade. It is estimated that as many as 100,000 sharks are slaughtered annually for their fins. Many of our species of shark are becoming increasingly rare and according to new global statistics over eighty percent of our planets marine predators are now either close to extinction or highly … [Read more...]

Blue in Focus – Hong Kong to Indonesia

  Hari Raya Nyepi is the new year celebration for the Hindu community of Bali in the Caka year of 1938. On this very auspicious occasion, many ceremonies and rituals are held throughout the island of Bali.   After arriving in Bali from Hong Kong I was to read this notice at the national airport of Denpasar. The New Year celebration was in-itself a new experience, but a Solar Eclipse was to add a mystical adventure on my visit to this world famous exotic … [Read more...]

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...]