NatureFootage Covers "A Year on Earth" in HD

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Bahati's Emmy(R)-nominated documentary footage from across the globe emphasizes beauty, danger, and fragile balance of nature

Monterey, CA. August 9, 2007 -- Footage Search, Inc. ( is excited to announce the extraordinary High-Definition (HD) footage from the critically acclaimed program "A Year on Earth," from Bahati Productions, available exclusively at NatureFootage ( NatureFootage also exclusively represents all other footage from Bahati, in a superb HD collection of global natural history footage.

The Bahati footage comes to NatureFootage from acclaimed wildlife filmmakers John Heminway and Katie Carpenter, whose images have garnered more than a dozen Emmy(R) Awards, plus Peabody, Cine Golden Eagles, Cable Ace awards, and others. Bahati's "A Year on Earth" follows the adventures of three American teens who travel the world for one year, visiting five continents, documenting wildlife, and working with scientists on a mission to save the planet by gathering evidence of global warming, deforestation, coral reef degradation, endangered species, and more. The collection includes endangered wildlife and habitats, low-flying aerials and high-impact scenes in stunning locations, from Botswana's Okavango Delta to Sri Lanka, as well as Kenya, Brazil, Costa Rica, the Bahamas, Thailand, Malaysia and North America.

"We were incredibly fortunate to be able to film in so many rare and beautiful places whose truly wild days may be numbered," comments Producer/Director Katie Carpenter. "These pieces of paradise are disappearing so quickly. Our hope is that our footage will inspire people around the world to support scientists in their quests to save them."

"With its exotic international destinations, cultures, wildlife, and ecosystems, the "Year on Earth" footage is a perfect fit for NatureFootage," says NatureFootage founder Dan Baron.

The collection also includes grim footage of devastating deforestation, highly endangered ecosystems, and a host of environmental hazards. Animal footage includes crocodile-wrangling, sea turtles, bears, bats, wildebeest stampedes, giant anteaters, and rhinos, as well as rare clips of giant otters in Brazil. Despite the filming challenges posed by sand, torrential rain, humidity, salt, dust, and heat, the experience was one to treasure. "When you have the time to wait patiently in the midst of wildlife in their natural environment, it is truly remarkable what can unfold before your camera," comments Bob Poole, Director of Photography on the project.

About "A Year on Earth"

Created by award-winning Bahati Productions, in association with Clock Tower Films and the Earthwatch Institute, "A Year on Earth" encompasses a feature-length documentary and educational video series, airing on Discovery Networks, Animal Planet, and in schools across the U.S. via Discovery Education. "A Year on Earth" was nominated for an Emmy(R), and is a finalist for the Best Children's Program in the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival. For more information on "A Year on Earth" and its footage as available at NatureFootage, please visit

About NatureFootage

NatureFootage, a collection from Footage Search, Inc. (, offers one of the largest and finest stock footage collections of the natural world. The NatureFootage online interface is powered by the proprietary technology created by Footage Search, Inc. From Standard Definition to High-Definition video and film, the NatureFootage collection and industry-leading e-commerce interface offers clients the best in search, preview, purchase, and delivery for rapid and easy access to nature stock footage.

For more information on NatureFootage and its collections, capabilities, or services, please contact founder Dan Baron, at 1-831-375-2313 or dan @, or for images or media information, please contact publicist Angela Mitchell, at 1-904-982-8043 or Angela @

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