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Chapter 3:Early film-making Experiences and Influences

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Interview details

Location:  Bristol, UK
Date:  11 July 2008
 
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Credits

Interviewee: John Sparks
Interviewer: Brian Leith
Camera operator: Bob Prince
Technical Fascilities: Panasonic

Chapters

1. The early years
2. Joining the BBC and working in radio
3. Early filmmaking experiences and influences
4. Life on Earth
5. Filming gorillas
6. Environmental filmmaking and becoming the head of the NHU
7. Reflections on natural history output

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Clips
The early years
1: The early years
Joining the BBC and working in radio
2: Joining the BBC and working in radio
Early filmmaking experiences and influences
3: Early filmmaking experiences and influen...
Life on Earth
4: Life on Earth
Filming gorillas
5: Filming gorillas
Environmental filmmaking and becoming the head of the NHU
6: Environmental filmmaking and becoming th...
Reflections on natural history output
7: Reflections on natural history output