Second Nature provides detailed naturalist consultation, research, media facilitation, and logistical support to assist with your production. With experience working behind the scenes in support of nature documentaries, and culinary and travel programming, we offer many services that will enhance and refine your work.
Research and Consulation
With 20 years of research and field experience in natural history and conservation, coupled with a Ph.D. in Ecology, Second Nature’s Dr. Heather Hinam can help you develop your story from the ground up or refine already existing scripts. With a broad spectrum of expertise (below), and an extensive network of scientific professionals, she can also assist with keeping your nature facts straight and working with your scripts and rough cuts to keep them true to nature.
Areas of Expertise:
- Boreal Ecology
- Bird Biology and Behaviour
- Mammal Biology and Behaviour
- Animal Behaviour
- Northern Hemisphere Winter Ecology
- Temperate Wetland Ecology
- Temperate Grassland Ecology
- Manitoba Nature
- Nature Education and Communication
With thorough knowledge of Manitoba’s landscapes and out of the way places, as well as a comprehensive, province-wide network of contacts, Second Nature will search out the stunning vistas, amazing wildlife, and fascinating stories that will bring your production to life.
Does your company require assistance getting around Manitoba, working with locals, or finding the appropriate wildlife? Let Second Nature, with our considerable knowledge of the province, and its nooks and crannies, be your guide and help with the logistics of your shoot.
Second Nature is proud to have worked with production crews from all over Canada and the UK.