Wildlife Cinematography for Netflix’s Our Planet (with Matt Aeberhard)

Matt Aeberhard, wildlife cinematographer for Netflix’s Our Planet, shares his secrets to capturing the breath-taking shots as seen in the docu-series.

Matt and Go Creative Show host, Ben Consoli, discuss what life is like for a wildlife cinematographer, how he trudged through thick swampy jungle with expensive camera gear, ensuring you get the wildlife shots you want, why the Birds of Paradise sequence took 6 weeks to film, advice for aspiring wildlife filmmakers, and more!

What you will learn in this episode:

  • The life of a wildlife cinematographer
  • Trudging through a thick, swampy jungle with camera gear
  • Ensuring you get the wildlife shots you want
  • The logistics of wildlife filmmaking
  • Filming the Birds of Paradise for over 6 weeks
  • The challenges of filming Orangutans up in the trees
  • Matt’s camera and equipment choice for shooting in the jungle
  • Why Matt uses Canon’s 50-1000mm lens
  • Matt’s DIT media workflow
  • The dangers Matt faced while filming wildlife
  • Advice for aspiring wildlife filmmakers
  • And more!

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