Our new Wildlife Film-Making Course starts February 2020, inside the malaria free Marakele National Park !

This 8 day Foundation Course is  intended to ground you in the basics of wildlife film-making.

 You will learn fundamental camera and editing skills, sound, scripting and producing skills, and even basic off road driving skills (necessary). Will also include basic drone work, gyro stabilizers, wild animal behaviour and awareness, and more – to set you on your path to becoming a wildlife film-maker.

Mentored by award-winning wildlife film-makers, who have made over 50 films aired on National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet, and more. 

Best of all your wildlife film-making experience starts in the wild, not in a classroom. Inside a Big Five area of South Africa’s Marakele National Park, just 3 hours from Johannesburg and Pretoria.

Course includes:

– Accommodation for your whole stay, in stone and thatch chalets  at Griffons Bush Camp, inside a private and exclusive Big Five area of the malaria-free Marakele National Park.(8 day Foundation and Holiday Courses).

– Includes all game drives and game walks, overseen by on-site professionals.

– Mentoring by experienced film-making professionals and experts in their specialist fields.


–     Our detailed Wild Dog Film  Handbook, packed with detailed information on the various aspects of wildlife film-making and tips gained from award-winning producers and directors. (in eBook or printed form.)

–     Three meals per day 


There is a maximum of 12 students per course, and places are filling up fast.

So contact us to book your place: Email Rob or Thelma at for more details. Also, find out about our Intermediate, Advanced, and Holiday Courses for High School Seniors.

Course Dates:

Contact us: www. 
tel: + 2782 568 0573  + 2772 185 5556

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