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The Future of Wildlife Film in the YouTube Era

25 May 2011

The wildlife film industry is changing. While we will always have the BBC’s blue-chip productions, lately reality TV shows like Whales Wars, Animal Rescue and sensationalized shows like River Monsters and (my favorite title) My Child is a Monkey have become increasing popular.

YouTube users are also dramatizing wildlife films by taking clips from the BBC and National Geographic, and spicing them up with voice-overs. Some of them are hilarious and do make wildlife a lot more fun (our favorite is below), but is this the new direction of wildlife films?

Post by Monika Krach