An enigmatic and little known forest, home to South America’s largest monkey, swifts that fly through waterfalls and birds that take 10 years to learn the right dance moves.


Director: Paul Reddish

Television Producer and Director Author and Scriptwriter
Teacher, Naturalist, Ornithologist and Piscator

Paul joined the BBC from Edinburgh University in 1981 as a TV researcher. He then worked his way up to Series Producer. On the way he produced and directed films on wildlife and anthropology. In 1997 Paul left the BBC to set up his own company, Free Spirit Films. The company specialises in subjects with a natural history, science or anthropology slant, bringing fresh ideas to these genres.
Paul has produced, directed and written scripts for over 25 films. These include many award winning programmes. He has worked with Sir David Attenborough on several occasions. As well as producing individual shows, Paul has been in charge of 3 multi-million pound series. He is the author of ‘Spirits of the Jaguar, has been teaching at the University of Salford and holds a professorship in Cuba and in Argentina.

Director: Christian Baumeister

Der vielfach ausgezeichnete Kameramann und Regisseur Christian Baumeister (*1971) gehört zu den besten Tier- und Naturfilmern Deutschlands. Er steht für atemberaubende Landschaftsbilder, detaillierte Tierportraits und eine perfekte Bildkomposition. An sein Biologiestudium schloss er ein Tierfilmstudium an. Im Jahre 2001 gründete er die Produktionsfirma Light&Shadow mit Sitz in Münster. Unter seinen Projekten sind viele Einzelfilme und einige länderumspannende Hochglanz-Tierfilmserien.

50 Min.
Director: Paul Reddish, Christian Baumeister
Author: Paul Reddish, Christian Baumeister
Camera: A. Sommer, P. Klein, M. Riegler, C. Baumeister, R. Diesel, C. Dimitrius, I. McCarthy
Editing: Mark Fletcher, Stefan Reiss
Music: Erwin Kiennast
Speaker: Otto Clemens
Editor: Servus TV
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