Sandesh Kadur

Sandesh Kadur, Filmmaker at Felis Creations

BAFTA award winning film-maker and National Geographic Fellow, Sandesh Kadur, creates documentary films that have aired worldwide on prominent networks such as National Geographic, the BBC, Netflix, Discovery Channel, and Animal Planet. His work spans from the elusive snow leopard in the Himalaya to the Okavango Delta in Botswana & the endangered Kemp’s Ridley turtles in Mexico. Sandesh is the producer of a 3-part docuseries for National Geographic titled ‘Wild Cats of India’ & ‘India’s Wild Leopards’. He is also the co-author of two books, Sahyadris: India’s Western Ghats –A Vanishing Heritage (2005) and Himalaya –Mountains of Life (2013). His work has won a slew of prestigious international awards, including a 2017 EMMY nomination and the 2017 BAFTA award for his work on BBC Planet Earth II and was nominated twice for a Green Oscar at the Wildscreen Film Festival, among many other awards and nominations. Sandesh hopes that his photographs and documentaries will reveal places and species people rarely see and will inspire new passion to protect them. “I help people connect emotionally with the beauty of the wilderness, bring conservation issues to light, and raise awareness in a way that fosters respect and concern. I also try to make powerful graphic images that expose how much we are losing.”

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