Emmy nominated director Sophie Lanfear joins Chris Bashinelli for a conversation about her experiences creating the Netflix documentary series Our Planet.
Sophie Lanfear is a producer and director, known for Our Planet (2019), Life Story (2014) and The Hunt (2015). In this episode of the Be Here Now Network Guest Podcast, Chris and Sophie talk about the importance of environmental awareness. Looking at the lessons we can learn from the natural world. Our Planet is available to stream on Netflix: Our Planet
Resources from this episode: Our Planet Trailer
“It’s not the falling in love with the filmmaking part. These projects are so massive. They are so expensive, the risks are so high. You are emanaging a team and responsible for the health and safety of the crew. Going to remote locations and working on sea ice.It’s the falling in love with the nature part. Falling in love with the animals and the nature world in a way that you want to try and convey.” – Sophie Lanfear
Sharing the Natural World (12:20)
“If you want to learn lessons in life, look at nature.” – Sophie Lanfear
Hope for a Brighter Tomorrow (35:30)
In the face of difficult issues like climate change and deforestation, where does Sophie look to for hope of change? She and Chris talk about finding inspiration in the potential of our collective strength. What kind of internal shifts can we each make to put ourselves in better balance with nature?