Director: Michael J. Sanderson
Michael J. Sanderson
As one of the Netherlands' top wildlife filmmakers he started his career on the award-winning BBC series Smalltalk Diaries. In 2008, he pioneered the use of Red cameras for wildlife film and was one the first to build/use drones. In 2013 Michael filmed cinema film De Nieuwe Wildernis which is still the biggest Dutch nature film ever.
He filmed extensively in Latin America for BBC Planet Earth 2 (spider monkeys & river dolphins) and BBC Natural World. In 2014, he produced, directed, filmed and edited Barbary Macaques: The Paternal Bond for NHK and also filmed vital sequences for sequel to De Nieuwe Wildernis, Holland Natuur in de Delta released in cinemas in Sept 2015. In 2017, National Geographic Channel will broadcast his film Return of the Spider Monkeys in 4K, which he shot, directed, wrote and edited.
|Director:||Michael J. Sanderson|
|Script:||Michael J. Sanderson|
|Cinematography:||Michael J. Sanderson|
|Editing:||Michael J. Sanderson|
|Editor:||National Geographic Channel|
|Producer:||Michael J. Sanderson|
|Nominations:||Best Newcomer 2017|