“Hello August,” said the Elephant.

“Hello August,” said the Elephant. August could not reply, for August was nothing tangible with which the Elephant could communicate.  But the Elephant knew she was in the presence of August – in the presence of the waning African winter.  She had survived another minute – another hour – another day – another month.  She’d survived another season, and…

BREAKING: World Rhino Day

Today is World Rhino Day – a day where we should focus our attention on the plight of the African and Asian rhinoceros.  Like many other species, elephants – or the big cats for example, rhinos are being poached at alarming rates – by a common, ill-informed (or blind) foe known primarily as Asian culture. In Eastern culture, keratin…

#SaveElephants

Dawn breaks across the savanna of Tsavo-East National Park in Kenya, Africa.  A family of twelve elephants stirs in the morning sun.  The humidity begins to climb and a mother nudges her calf.  The little one flaps his ears and trumpets, awake.  At dusk and dawn, the iron-rich soils of this untamed land are illuminated…

PREMIERE: “Elephants: Blood Ivory”

This week I debuted my new documentary short titled Elephants: Blood Ivory. This a follow-up to a 2010 short I did titled The Ivory Role.  Inspired by the October 2012 National Geographic article, I wanted to highlight the very real issue of poaching and do my part to help end it.  I created African tribal-inspired…