Billi-Jean Parker (Producer)
Billi-Jean's vision is to work with a creative team and help craft strong, dramatic wildlife stories.
With a degree in English and Communications, Billi-Jean has over 11 years experience in the television industry, predominantly directing and producing documentaries. Before joining the exciting world of wildlife, Billi-Jean produced and directed on a local and international science and technology series as well as 2 award winning documentary series for National Geographic Channels International - 'Five Weddings and a Couple of Funerals' and 'The Rite Stuff.
As the senior producer/writer for Aquavision Wildlife Filmmakers, Billi-Jean works on her own film projects as well as supervises all development work for the company. With Peter Lamberti she has produced and written four 1 hour HD wildlife films, including the award winning 'Lions of Crocodile River' which received the Platinum award for writing at the 2008 WorldFest Houston International Film Festival.
She has just completed producing and writing a film about a large pride of lions called 'Lion Army' and is currently busy with her next HD 1 hour for National Geographic Channels International on Warthogs.
Billi-Jean was proud to be a judge for the 2008 South African Film & Television Awards (SAFTAS) as well as for the 2009 ROSCAR Wildlife Awards.