Incredible Bats

When night falls, the sky comes alive. The flutter of wings is a nightmare for some. One in every four mammals on earth is a bat. Most need not be feared, not all bats are blood-sucking beasts. The group is very diverse with some bizarre adaptations.

Director: Graeme Duane

Graeme is an experienced director of photography and has over 20 international documentary and natural history titles to his credit. He has had an extremely close working relationship with National Geographic Television since 1997. Titles of his include episodes of National Geographic's "Dangerous Encounters", "Great Migrations", "Megafish - Amazon" to name but a few. In his current role as creative director he has written and produced a 26 part series for Earth-Touch entitled "Epic Earth" and just completed the newest addition to Earth-Touch's slate of programs, "Gannets - The Wrong Side of the Run".

His area of talent is not only limited to writing and producing. Graeme is also one of the most experienced underwater cameramen in the world and his fascination with the sea translates beautifully into the footage he produces.

South Africa
50 Min.
Director: Graeme Duane
Script: Mea Trenor
Cinematography: Grant Brokensha, Skip Hobbie, Mark Lamble, Nathan Pilcher, Graeme Duane, Greg Nelson, Boris von Schoenebeck, Jimmy Reynolds
Editing: Ruaan Botha
Music: Dave Birch
Narrator: Sean Pertwee
Producer: Earth Touch (Pty) Ltd