Waterdogs of Moyar

First episode of a series of short conservation films commissioned by Conservation Leadership Programme to otter conservation efforts in River Moyar.
Client: Conservation Leadership Programme
Direction/Camera: Anirban Dutta Gupta/Priyanka Kuriakose
Format: HD PAL (Canon C300)
Duration: 8 Min
Date: 2016
 

This film traces the conservation efforts to preserve the elusive waterdogs of Moyar River - the Smooth-Coated and Small Clawed Otters. It follows Kannadasan Narsimmarajan and his team as the overcome various obstacles in there effort to study, understand and conserve the otters better. This film has been sponsored by Conservation Leadership Programme who is also funding the conservation project.

Smooth Coated Otter
Smooth Coated Otter
River Moyar
River Moyar
Frogs
Frogs
Tadpoles in River Moyar
Tadpoles in River Moyar
Elephant along River Moyar
Elephant along River Moyar
Cormorant
Cormorant
Reflection on water
Reflection on water
Malabar Giant Squirrel
Malabar Giant Squirrel
Jungles of Mudumalai
Jungles of Mudumalai
Frog
Frog
Priyanka shooting frogs
Priyanka shooting frogs
Interview with Forester
Interview with Forester
Timelapse time
Timelapse time
Team
Team

Forest Guard, Abhishek, Evangeline & Kannadasan

The Team
The Team

Evangeline, Mohan, Anirban, Priyanka, Abhishek, Kannadasan

In action
In action
Crossing Moyar
Crossing Moyar
Setting up a shot
Setting up a shot
600 mm lense
600 mm lense