The Gorilla Whisperer

This enthralling one hour special story of a silverback gorilla, Makumba, who has reigned supreme in the forests of the Congo for more than 10 years.

Director: Thomas Behrend

Thomas Behrend, a German documentary film maker born in Hamburg, is well-known for his unique under water shots. While studying mechanical engineering the enthusiastic sports diver gathered his first experiences in underwater photography. In 1988 he got his first assignment for a film production. After finishing university he dedicated himself to his passion. In 1991 he founded his own company: BLUE PLANET FILM. From that time on Thomas Behrend produced many international award-winning nature films.

Director: Anne Sommerfield

United Kingdom
50 Min.
Director: Thomas Behrend, Anne Sommerfield
Script: Britta Kiesewetter,David Whitehead
Cinematography: Christina Karliczek, Thomas Behrend, Ralph Bower
Editing: Zilke Lemmer, Mirco Tribanek
Music: Mat Davidson, Will Goodchild, Jörg Magnus Pfeil
Narrator: Colin Salmon
Editor: Jörn Röver, Andrea Florence, Carl Hall