Next Episode of Strike Force (2010) is
not planed. TV Show was canceled.
It's obvious, when you're dealing with highly venomous animals you have to be very careful. But when you're filming a documentary about two scientists that handle deadly animals all the time, you have to be very careful. They make it look so easy, they make handling these killers look like anyone could do it, but that is definitely not the case. Richard and Jamie have been doing this sort of work for a long time.
Wild animals won't wait for us to get our cameras set up, so we have to be ready to shoot when their ready. As the director of the documentary it's my job to try and not only cover what ever happens, but also try and sense what may be about to happen, so that the camera is always one step ahead of the action. This way we don't miss the shot or key wildlife interactions.
For example the shoot we did out at Ribbon Reef where we were out collecting sea snakes. We had a very tough time finding the sea snakes in the first place and once we found them we instantly had to start tagging them and getting them back in the water. But to do a shoot like that, where you are interacting with animals that can kill you if bitten, we have to go through a safety briefing before hand. So everyone on the boat, all the crew and others, were briefed as to where to stand so that they would be far enough away from any potentially lethal fangs. So when we are shooting one direction there is 20 people behind the camera to the left, and then when we shoot from the other direction, the people all have to move to the right and so on. It's amazing the boat didn't rock too much back and forwards with the movement of the people on board. (Source: National Geographic Wild)
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