The Cheetah Children

About

Life on the African plains is a constant struggle, and for a single mother rearing her offspring, the odds seem to be stacked against them. This is an inspiring tale about motherhood and family, as we follow a cheetah family on the grasslands through the eyes of conservationist and cameraman Kim Wolhuter. The mother is completely on her own, protecting her five newborn cubs and teaching them how to hunt some of the continent’s fastest game. Watch as the inquisitive cubs explore the world around them and discover their place in the forests of Zimbabwe. Over time, two sister cubs survive and develop into brave and successful predators ensuring their species will give birth to another generation.

 

Production Credits Print

THE CHEETAH CHILDREN

NARRATOR
CHRIS MORGAN

WRITER & DIRECTOR
ROBYN KEENE-YOUNG

PRODUCERS
ADRIAN BAILEY
KIM WOLHUTER

CINEMATOGRAPHER
KIM WOLHUTER

EDITOR
MATT MEECH

ORIGINAL MUSIC
ALAN LAZAR

ADDITIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY
ADRIAN BAILEY
SOPHIE DARLINGTON
HEINRICH VAN DEN BERG

LOCATION SOUND
DEREK SOLOMON

INTERVIEW SOUND
ROBYN KEENE-YOUNG

DUBBING MIXER
VAUGHAN PHILLIPS

COLORIST
GRAHAM COOKE

SPECIAL THANKS
MALILANGWE GAME RESERVE
TARYN BURNS

FOR THE BBC

PRODUCTION COORDINATORS
CASSY WALKLING
JOANNA MANLEY

PRODUCTION MANAGERS
HELENA BERGLUND
PAULINE GATES
WENDHY SIERRA

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
TIM MARTIN

SERIES EDITOR
ROGER WEBB

FOR NATURE

SERIES EDITOR
JANET HESS

SENIOR PRODUCER
LAURA METZGER LYNCH

COORDINATING PRODUCER
JAYNE JUN

ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
JAMES BURKE

LEGAL COUNSEL
BLANCHE ROBERTSON

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ERIC R. OLSON

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SENIOR PUBLICIST
JOHANNA BAKER

BUDGET CONTROLLER
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ONLINE EDITOR
STACEY DOUGLASS MOVERLEY

RE-RECORDING MIXER
ED CAMPBELL

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SANDRA ATLAS BASS
CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING

SERIES PRODUCER
BILL MURPHY

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
FRED KAUFMAN

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