Entries in ethics (3)
When ‘Free Willy’ - the story about a captive orca and his journey to freedom came out in 1993, it was the first time a worldwide audience at once fell in love this majestically creature of the ocean.
Today we continue our focus on wildlife documentaries. The following is the introduction to a fascinating and eye-opening article written by wildlife film-maker, professor and director of The Center for Environmental Filmmaking, Chris Palmer. It focuses on the ethics involved in making wildlife film, from animal cruelty, to audience deception. A great read with some astonishing surprises.