2011 | United Kingdom | Documentary

The Making of Primate Cinema: Apes as Family

  • 18 mins
  • Director | Rebecca Rowles
  • Producer | Arts Catalyst

This documentary shows director Rachel Mayeri working with comparative psychology Dr. Sarah-Jane Vick at the Edinburgh Zoo doing research with chimpanzees on their video preferences, and working with actors in chimp suits to produce films for chimpanzees.

Director of Filming: Rebecca Rowles
Camera Operator: Rebecca Rowles
Additional Camera: Ian Dodds
Editor: Michelle Deignan
Commissioned and produced by The Arts Catalyst and supported by Wellcome Trust Arts Awards, Arts Council England and Mediterranean Institute of Advanced Studies

With the kind support and collaboration of Edinburgh Zoo's Budongo Trail, 2011.

See also: Rachel Mayeri TEDx Talk

Chimpanzee Chimp Pyschology Film
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