31 Days in the Rainforest

Well is has been some time since our last post but better late than never!  This past year has been an incredible one for our company and we couldn’t be more proud of the work we have produced.  In August of 2015 we headed down to Panama for 31 days to shoot and produce a series of 4k shorts for the all new Smithsonian Earth TV Platform.  It is a nature only subscription service that focuses on providing premium content for nature lovers throughout the USA.  You can start your free trial here:  www.smithsonianearthtv.com 

The series was titled Secrets of the Rainforest and included a diversity of subjects from nature only shorts like the March of the Leafcutters to science based films like Capuchin Dinner Debate.  It was one of the most challenging shoots we have ever embarked on due to the intense heat and humidity, small crew, and long hours, but we could not be more proud of the final products.

Below are some pics from the trip to give you a glimpse into the rainforest.

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A young Capuchin monkey searches for ants on a leaf during the heat of the day.

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A mother long billed hermit thrush and her nest on the end of a palm leaf.

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A female Glass Frog hydrating her clutch on the edge of a stream in the middle of the night.

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An endangered horn frog at the El Valle Amphibian conservation center sits in a glass case…one of the last of its kind on earth.

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A young howler monkey grazes on stems and leaves between naps.

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DP / Producer Ben Hamilton filming from the Canopy Crane above Panama City.

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Ben and Katina filming from the Canopy Crane.  (Little breezy up there…)