Ever dreamed of becoming a wildlife filmmaker? Or just curious to know what’s involved? We are based in the Greater Kruger National Park in South Africa and you will live in the heart of the African wild for 4 weeks. Our course is hosted by industry professionals including experienced naturalists, trackers, impact producers, cinematographers and natural history editors to help you create your own story.

What’s included …

  • 4 weeks of immersive training
  • Luxury accommodation in the Timbavati Big 5 Game Reserve
  • 3 x nutritious and delicious meals per day plus snacks, teas and coffee
  • Daily safaris to ethically film wildlife
  • Use industry standard film equipment
  • Small groups of up to maximum 8 participants
  • Dedicated 1-2-1 mentoring with the core team
  • A panoramic teaching style with expert mentors
  • Learn basic tracking skills and insights into animal behaviour
  • Build your own showreel and wildlife documentary short
  • Connect with like-minded people
  • Become part of the Too Wild Community

Dates, Service, Cost


Click here to learn about upcoming start dates from our website.

Additional services

  • Placement in the programme
  • Assistance with travel arrangements if required
  • Assistance with selecting travel insurance if required
  • Assistance with booking flights if required
  • Pre-departure information pack
  • Pick up from airport
  • 24/7 support throughout the programme
  • 24/7 medical support from Africa Safe-T


  • 28 days is £7,000 GBP
  • South African nationals please get in touch for local rates

Find out more or reserve your place. Please include Conservation Careers in your enquiries.


About Too Wild

Too Wild is a diverse team of renowned wildlife specialists from cinematographers, ecologists, trackers, impact producers and wildlife natural history editors. The team has worked with BBC, Disney+, Nat Geo, Nat Geo Wild, CGTN, WildEarth, WWF and LoveNature and produced series filming wildlife content above and below the surface.