Wildlife Stalker - Days in the Life of Filmmaker Bob Landis

Wildlife Stalker - Days in the Life of Filmmaker Bob Landis

by Kevin Rhoades

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Overview

Recording incredible wildlife behavior on movie film and video is the hallmark of Bob Landis’ films. He has filmed wildlife in Yellowstone for over 40 years – a place dear to his soul. This book is comprised of two stories wound into one: a depiction of days afield with a wildlife cinematographer who has filmed and co-produced stories about Yellowstone’s iconic species – the bear, the wolf, the bison – films that have aired on PBS, Nature and on National Geographic Television. This book also is a collection of flashbacks to Landis’ past – growing up as a small-town Wisconsin boy where he followed his destiny to become a football player, teacher, diehard Green Bay Packers fan, and wildlife filmmaker. He has created more than 20 wildlife films, many of them winning awards and airing on television around the world. Bob Landis is one of America’s premier wildlife filmmakers.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940013727403
Publisher: Five Valleys Press
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 206
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

After working as a wildlife researcher in Yellowstone National Park in the '80s, Kevin Rhoades returned to America's first national park to spend days afield with wildlife filmmaker Bob Landis, to write his life's chronicle.

A freelance writer, Rhoades received his bachelor's of science degree in biology from Manchester College (Indiana) and a master's of arts degree in journalism from the University of Montana. From 1999-2004, Rhoades worked as publications editor for Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA). From 2004-2010, he served as OWAA's executive director. Rhoades, www.kevinrhoades.com, is an avid outdoors enthusiast and lives with his wife and two children in Missoula, Montana.

The e-book version of "Wildlife Stalker - Days in the Life of Filmmaker Bob Landis" was nominated, was a finalist, and was the First Place winner in the Biography category for Dan Poynter's 2011 Global eBook Awards. The Awards ceremony was videotaped and simulcast worldwide.

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