Eric Liner is a director and cinematographer who has filmed wildlife, wild places, and people around the globe. Prior to joining the Cornell Lab in 2005 Eric worked in the freelance worlds of independent film and television broadcast. His work has been seen on most major TV networks including NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, Discovery, and The National Geographic Channel. 


Wildlife Cinematographer


Neil Rettig is a world renowned 6-time Emmy Award winning cinematographer with over 40 years experience filming rare and endangered species world wide. Over the past four decades Rettig has contributed to the production of hundreds of films, including IMAX Productions, National Geographic Specials, and Science Documentaries. Neil has also published popular articles in National Geographic, Audubon, and other high profile magazines. His knowledge of raptors, especially the rare forest Eagles, has resulted in scientific publications and a greater understanding of critically endangered species such as the Philippine and Harpy Eagles. Rettig’s fieldwork has been instrumental in the conservation of rare and threatened animals, the establishment of protected ecosystems around the world, and breeding projects for endangered species. Neil has been acclaimed for his creative eye, artistic composition, lightning fast ability to capture the moment, and intimacy with the subject.


Wildlife Cinematographer


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David Majzlin is an Emmy®-nominated composer and music producer whose eclectic, genre-bending approach to scoring spans across a myriad of styles unique to each project. Film credits include multiple Emmy-award-winning film THE LOVING STORY (HBO), multi-award-winner and audience favorite, HERB AND DOROTHY, (AFI Docs, Hamptons), award-winning doc ALTHEA (American Masters / PBS), YOUTH KNOWS NO PAIN (HBO), Emmy®-nominated doc SINS OF MY FATHER (HBO), STILLE, (Winner - Best Score - Avignon Film Festival), BEING REEL, (Winner - Grand Prize - Project Greenlight Competition), multi-award-winning doc ANGEL OF NANJING, and SHENANDOAH (Louverture Films, Netflix), directed by Pulitzer Prize-Winning photographer, David Turnley.