BBC Wildlife Producer Fiona Pitcher Set to Team up with Mirus Journeys and Wilderness Safaris for Eight Day Video Workshop

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BAFTA award winning wildlife producer Fiona Pitcher will lead a video production workshop in Botswana.

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In March 2016, BAFTA award winning wildlife producer Fiona Pitcher will team up with Mirus Journeys and Wilderness Safaris in Botswana to provide an eight day video production workshop for wildlife enthusiasts.

Working alongside Fiona, guests will be taught how best to capture their wildlife safari experiences on film, as well as how to edit and present their footage and much more.

The course will leave attendees with the expert skills required to produce high quality wildlife videos, and they will also be able to utilise their newfound talent into a hobby - or perhaps even a career.

To discover more about the experience explore this short video here featuring Fiona Pitcher herself. You can also take a look at the blog available here from Mirus Journeys, which offers more information about what to expect during the experience.

Fiona has twenty years of wildlife television experience and has worked on shows including Springwatch, Autumnwatch, Big Cat Week, South Pacific and The Burrowers. With both a BAFTA and an Emmy under her belt, she is the ideal person to pass on her wildlife video production knowledge to the public.

As well as winning numerous awards for her fantastic contribution to wildlife television, Fiona has worked alongside wildlife television royalty in the form of Sir David Attenborough, Chris Packham, Kate Humble, Simon King, Michaela Strachan, Steve Backshall and Nick Knowles - so don’t miss out.

Prices for the workshop start from £4735 per person sharing, or £5460 for those who would like a single supplement. Both figures include accommodation, food and local drinks, two safari activities a day, laundry, return flights from London and also all light aircraft transfers.

The workshop will take place at the following camps on the dates below:

18th-20th of March - Xigera Camp
20th to 22nd March - Savuti Camp
22nd - 25th Mary - Vumbura Plains Camp

As the workshop is eight days longs, it will be split into eight modules. These are:

Day One - How to Use Size Shots
Day Two - How to Use Zooms
Day Three - How to Edit in the Camera
Day Four - How to Tell your Stories
Day Five - How to Use Music and Sound
Day Six - How to Edit like the Pros
Day Seven - How to Nail your Story
Day Eight - Final Touches

If you’re interested in this once in a lifetime experience and would like to find out more, get in touch with Mirus Journeys today on +44 (0) 1829 77 11 88. You can also contact with us via email at info(at)mirusjourneys(dot)com, or visit

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