Produced for Animal Planet and directed by Prime Time Emmy®-winning filmmaker Paula Heredia, Toucan Nation was first released in June of 2016.
This film, presented in association with H/3 Foundation and Humane Society International, chronicles the story of Grecia, a brave toucan in Costa Rica whose abuse prompted a national animal welfare campaign. In addition to showing how the Zooave Animal Refuge Center was able to help Grecia, Toucan Nation follows the fight of school children and a group of animal rights activists in creating a petition for President Luis Guillermo to bring the Animal Welfare bill in front of Congress. This remarkable story demonstrates how powerful a movement can become with motivated engagement and passion.
Click here to watch an inspiring clip on this brave toucan.
First premiered in Documentary Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, Trophy is a compelling documentary that forces the viewer to confront the harsh realities of trophy hunting, and the challenges of wildlife conservation. With an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Nature Documentary at the 40th News and Documentary Emmy Awards, Trophy takes into account a wide array of different perspectives on the complexities and tensions between protecting wildlife and the big-game hunting business.
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Birds of a Feather
Inspired by the novel Birds of a Feather by Dr. Lorin Lindner, this short film details the heartwarming program at the Serenity Park Sanctuary that pairs abandoned, abused, neglected, or relinquished parrots with combat veterans. The shared experiences of trauma allow these two groups to understand each other, and it is through this understanding that healing is able to take place. Produced in association with H/3 Foundation and Robert Kenner, the director of Oscar nominated and Emmy winning film Food, Inc, this inspiring tale explores the profound connection that can be formed through a common bond.
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