Islands in Time - A Wildlife Odyssey (02)

Bewitched by the Moon

The moon has influenced evolution on Southeast Asia's coastline for millions of years. From mudskippers and fiddler crabs to giant whale sharks and manta rays feeding on tiny plankton near magnificent coral reefs, the tidal forces nurture them all.

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.

50 Min.
Director: Paul Reddish
Script: Paul Reddish
Cinematography: Ralph Bower, Paul Stewart, Kevin Flay
Editing: Peter Brownlee
Music: Al Lethbridge
Narrator: Franz Robert Wagner
Editor: Terra Mater Factual Studios
Producer: Eine Produktion der Terra Mater Factual Studios in Koproduktion mit Doclights/NDR Naturfilm and National Geographic Channel
Nominations: Best Marine Film 2017
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