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The Sulieman Markhor: A Dream Deferred


This documentary highlights the importance of fees-paid hunting for the recovery and conservation of rare wildlife such as the Suleiman Markhor. It recounts the history of the unique cooperation between the Society for Torghar Environmental Protection (STEP), the IUCN Central Asia Sustainable Use Specialist Group, and international and local hunters.

Year: 2014
Producer: Zig Mackintosh
Duration:13 mins

The Elephant and the Pauper


In 2014, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service suspended the importation of safari-hunted African elephant ivory from Tanzania and Zimbabwe without prior consultation. The Service underlying reasons were questionable management practices, a lack of effective law enforcement and weak governance. But the hidden force behind this decision may be a sort of eco-imperialism. This video examines the question whether such decisions disenfranchise Africans and offers practical solutions.

Year: 2016
Producer: Zig Mackintosh
Duration:50 mins

The White Rhino: A Conservation Success Story


The visionary foresight of people such as Dr Ian Player brought the southern white rhino back from the brink. This video tells this amazing conservation success story and warns of the perils of protectionism.

Year: 2016
Producer: David Cook
Duration:40 mins

Fate of the African Lion: Royal Kafue, Zambia


30% of Zambia’s is varied wildlife estate is protected as national park or game management area. This film examines the importance of safari hunting for habitat and wildlife conservation in Zambia.

Year: 2015
Producer: Zig Mackintosh
Duration:19 mins

Fate of the African Lion: Tanzania


Safari hunting forms an integral part of the Tanzanian government’s wildlife conservation policy. This film looks at some of the problems that safari operators face in Tanzania.

Year: 2015
Producer: Zig Mackintosh
Duration:25 mins

Fate of the African Lion: Niassa Reserve, Mozambique


The 16,200 square mile Niassa Reserve in northern Mozambique is connected to the 18,000 square mile Selous Game Reserve in Tanzania by the 3,000 square mile Selous/Niassa Wildlife Corridor. The management plan of the Mozambique government protects this wilderness and safeguards the development needs of rural people in the area.

Year:2015
Producer: Zig Mackintosh
Duration:13 mins

Fate of the African Lion: Bubye Valley Conservancy


The Bubye Valley Conservancy, one of the most ambitious private-sector wildlife conservation initiatives for has a comprehensive management plan, which includes many research projects. It also provides a land-use model, with safari hunting one of its central pillars.

Year:2015
Producer: Zig Mackintosh
Duration:34 mins

Custodians of Wilderness: The Zambezi Valley, Zimbabwe


The Dande Communal Area and the Dande Safari Area are located in the Zambezi Valley of Zimbabwe. This vital corridor between the Chewore Safari Area in the west and Mozambique in the east would cease to exist without safari hunting. This documentary is the story of a sanctuary on the edge.

Year: 2015
Producer: Zig Mackintosh
Duration: 25 mins

Custodians of Wilderness: Ethiopia


The future of the Afro-montane forests of Ethiopia is inextricably connected to the mountain nyala. This documentary takes an in-depth look at the linkages between safari hunting and landscape conservation.

Year:2016
Producer: Tim Martin
Duration: 35 mins