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Delve into the heartwarming efforts of the Owl Program at Oatland Wildlife Center.
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Cam MacDonald’s short documentary provides a captivating and insightful look into the Owl Program at the Oatland Wildlife Center in Georgia, USA. Helmed by Eric Swanson, a dedicated naturalist at the center, the film offers an exploration of the team’s efforts to protect, rehabilitate, and provide lifelong care for owls that have endured both human-inflicted and natural injuries. Swanson’s narration guides viewers through the challenges faced by these majestic birds and outlines their journey towards recovery.

The film introduces audiences to several individual owls, allowing Swanson to discuss their unique challenges and prospects for rehabilitation. The narrative is not only endearing but also heartwarming and uplifting, offering a close-up glimpse into the tireless work carried out by the dedicated team at the Wildlife Center.

Dawson Cifarelli’s cinematography deserves commendation for its well-executed framing and focused storytelling. The visuals complement the narrative seamlessly, providing a visually engaging experience. The sound production is equally praiseworthy, enhancing the overall viewing experience.

MacDonald’s documentary is a well-crafted, educational, and intriguing piece that sheds light on the invaluable work conducted at the Oatland Wildlife Center. Through its blend of informative storytelling and visually pleasing cinematography, the film successfully conveys the significance of wildlife conservation and the compassion required to ensure the well-being of these magnificent creatures.

Brief Synopsis

Following Eric Swanson, a naturalist at Southern Georgia’s Oatland Wildlife Center, as he showcases the owls home to Oatland along with covering what humans can do today to protect owls from accidental deaths and permanent injuries.
What a Hoot! Short Documentary Film

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Credits

Director(s): Cam Macdonald
Writer(s): Cam Macdonald
Cast: Eric Swanson
Producer(s): Shaun Tolley
Director of Photography: Dawson Cifarelli
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Runtime: 12 min

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What a Hoot!

Delve into the heartwarming efforts of the Owl Program at Oatland Wildlife Center.
4/5

Review

Cam MacDonald’s short documentary provides a captivating and insightful look into the Owl Program at the Oatland Wildlife Center in Georgia, USA. Helmed by Eric Swanson, a dedicated naturalist at the center, the film offers an exploration of the team’s efforts to protect, rehabilitate, and provide lifelong care for owls that have endured both human-inflicted and natural injuries. Swanson’s narration guides viewers through the challenges faced by these majestic birds and outlines their journey towards recovery.

The film introduces audiences to several individual owls, allowing Swanson to discuss their unique challenges and prospects for rehabilitation. The narrative is not only endearing but also heartwarming and uplifting, offering a close-up glimpse into the tireless work carried out by the dedicated team at the Wildlife Center.

Dawson Cifarelli’s cinematography deserves commendation for its well-executed framing and focused storytelling. The visuals complement the narrative seamlessly, providing a visually engaging experience. The sound production is equally praiseworthy, enhancing the overall viewing experience.

MacDonald’s documentary is a well-crafted, educational, and intriguing piece that sheds light on the invaluable work conducted at the Oatland Wildlife Center. Through its blend of informative storytelling and visually pleasing cinematography, the film successfully conveys the significance of wildlife conservation and the compassion required to ensure the well-being of these magnificent creatures.

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No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Brief Synopsis

Following Eric Swanson, a naturalist at Southern Georgia’s Oatland Wildlife Center, as he showcases the owls home to Oatland along with covering what humans can do today to protect owls from accidental deaths and permanent injuries.
What a Hoot! Short Documentary Film

Credits

Director(s): Cam Macdonald
Writer(s): Cam Macdonald
Cast: Eric Swanson
Producer(s): Shaun Tolley
Director of Photography: Dawson Cifarelli
Animation:

Specifications

Genre:
Subjects: ,
Country:
Language:
Year:
Runtime: 12 min
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