There is far more to Brazil’s coast than Copacabana Beach. Whales and dolphins, walking octopus and ultra-poisonous snakes make Brazil’s 7,500 kilometre stretch of coast one of the most diverse in the world.

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

[translate:] Christian Baumeister, geboren 1971, nach dem Biologiestudium ging er 1994 nach England, um an der University of Derby Tierfilm zu studieren. Er war einige Jahre Kameramann für internationale Auftraggeber. 2001 gründete er seine Produktionsfirma „Light & Shadow“ mit Büros in Münster und Rio de Janeiro mit Aufträgen für NDR, ZDF, ORF, BBC, Arte, Discovery Channel und National Geographic Channel. Baumeister erhielt zahlreiche Preise bei renommierten Festivals z. B. in Frankreich, Polen, Deutschland und den USA. Sein Film „Naturwunder Iguacu“ lief 2007 bei GREEN SCREEN.

Filmografie (Auswahl):
- Naturwunder Iguacu (2006 NDR/BBC/ORF)
- Dragonsongs (Nightfrog 2005 ARD/Deutsche Grammophon)
- Wildes Rio (2004 NDR, ORF)

50 Min.
Director: Paul Reddish, Christian Baumeister
Author: Paul Reddish, Christian Baumeister
Camera: C. Dimitrius, L. Wahba, C. Baumeister, P. Klein, I. McCarthy, M. Riegler, M. Skaf
Editing: Stewart Barlow, Stefan Reiss
Music: Erwin Kiennast
Speaker: Otto Clemens
Editor: Servus TV
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