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10- 'Gilded Butterflies, and the Secrets of their Scales" PDF Print E-mail

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2013,  52 minutes


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Using footage we have recorded on film and video over the past 30 years, we here present the first-ever film account of the fascinating process of colour generation in, and on, the scales of the wings of the world’s butterflies.

 

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3- “Butterflies in close-up: in the Valley of the Lower Rio Grande” PDF Print E-mail

1996,  50 minutes

 


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A delight to watch, and a fascinating insight into the diversity of the marvellous butterflies of Southern Texas - Sir David Attenborough
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4- "Wonders of the East - the Butterflies of Malaysia" PDF Print E-mail

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1998,  39 minutes

 

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Showing over 120 species of the magnificent butterflies to be seen in Malaysia, from the islands to the north of the Peninsula to the forests of Borneo in the far south.

 

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6- “Palawan… Butterfly Paradise” PDF Print E-mail

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2004,  42 minutes


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The first of our films to be shot and edited entirely on Digital Video (DV).

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9- "In the shadow of Kangchenjunga" PDF Print E-mail

2004,  42 minutes

 


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With “Library” Section of additional clips arranged by Family and genus.

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1- “Beauty… for Survival?” PDF Print E-mail

1995,  42 minutes

 


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Filmed in 16mm Kodachrome, shows living butterflies from many parts of the world, and illustrates the different ways in which a butterfly's appearance can increase its chances of survival.

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8- “O Que Passa? - What’s Going On Here?” PDF Print E-mail

 2005,  50 minutes

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Filmed at the Cristalino Lodge on the River Cristalino, (an Amazon tributary) in northern Brazil, in only 2 weeks in August 2005

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7- “Butterflies of Kenya” PDF Print E-mail

2004,  42 minutes

 


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Once again, John Banks’ pictures delight by their sheer beauty while his words describe the extraordinary and profound implications that butterflies can have for the expert - Sir David Attenborough

Scientific Award-winner at IWFF, Montana, 2005

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5- “Ghana’s Other Gold” PDF Print E-mail


1997, 35 minutes

120 species of the little-known rainforest butterflies of West Africa, filmed in Ghana in 1997, with the support of the Ghana Wildlife Department, then actively developing the country’s National Parks,

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2- “Diversity in the Rainforest” PDF Print E-mail

1996,  50 minutes

 


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Over 500 copies sold! A fine introduction to the immense diversity of butterfly life in the Neotropics.

Shot on Kodachrome, has 50 minutes of the amazing butterflies of Peru.

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