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Madelaine Westwood has contributed to the following publications:

Conservation Film-making
How to make films that make a difference

Never has the time been more critical for film-making to help make a difference to the natural world

This book shows you how

The new book from Wildeye by Madelaine Westwood and Piers Warren
with a Foreword by Jane Goodall

Available as paperback, eBook or Kindle edition


  • A complete ‘how to’ guide, aimed at both film-makers and conservationists who want to use film as a tool for conservation
  • Covers all pre-production activities including how to raise funds
  • How to choose and use the filming equipment you need, plus a guide to post-production
  • Explores reaching audiences, organising screenings, using social media, monitoring effectiveness and ethical consideration
  • Features case studies from leading conservation film-makers including Mike Pandey, Rob Stewart (Sharkwater and Revolution), Will Anderson (Hugh’s Fish Fight) and Shekar Dattatri
  • Describes how organisations use film effectively in conservation; including Greenpeace, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) and Great Apes Film Initiative (GAFI).


"Canopy" Oxford Brookes University publication
Primate Society of Great Britain 2009 annual publication
Wingate Scholarship 2010-11
Guidelines for the effectiveness of screening conservation films to remote communities
Cambridge Who's Who

State of the Apes: Bushmeat Report

Wildlife Film-making: Looking to the Future ISBN 978-1-905843-02-2 (paperback) also available as an eBook and Kindle edition (Further information and ordering from: