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Manchester Wildlife Films and Videos

We have some amazing films and videos showcasing some of Manchester's fantastic Biodiversity, and equally fantastic Mancunians! These films help to demonstrate the intrinsic connection between people and nature, and have been produced, directed and developed by some incredibly talented film makers -

These include:

  • Students from Salford University School of Wildlife Film making
  • Emma Cepek
  • Luke Blazejewski
  • David E Owen AP Digital Productions
  • David Winnard
  • Daniel Knight
All films copyrighted to Manchester City Council, Emma Cepek and David Winnard.

Dig the City 2012

3 Feet Tall

This is the story of One amazing hour on December 5th 2009 - as part of a world record attempt, 10,000 trees were planted across Manchester - in just one hour! This film documents one particular event at Wythenshawe park where over 2000 new trees were planted. Seen through the eyes of park warden Ian Mc Dougal, this film was produced and directed by Emma Cepek.

Tree Party 2008

All the fun of Manchester's first ever tree party, where over 4000 people came together to run, have fun and plant trees in a fantastic atmosphere at the wonderful Heaton Park. Featuring Owls, Giants, Drummers and Sid from Cbeebies!

Directed by David E Owen


Green Fix

Want to know what Nature means to the people of Manchester? From the City Centre to the suburbs, wildlife is here there and everywhere, and proves that you dont have to go far to encounter amazing wildlife...

Directors - David E Owen, Emma Cepek, assisted by Luke Blazejewski


Harpurhey Ponds Bioblitz 2011

If you go down to the ponds today.. your in for a big surprise! Witness Mice, Moths and incessant rain as a hardy few set out on a 24 hour wildlife recording marathon at a real hidden gem in Harpurhey.

Directed by David Winnard


Moston Brook Environmental Events Team 2010

What happens when a group of wonderful 16 -25 year olds get together with Groundwork on mission to get people actively involved in the Moston Brook in Manchester? Watch this and be inspired!

The Great Landscaper

The wonder of trees seen through the eyes of three very different Mancunians,all registered as Manchester Tree Wardens, all with inspiring stories to tell. Unmissable! Why not consider being a tree warden yourself? See the tree warden page to the left.

Directed by Emma Cepek

The Great Landscapers from Emma Cepek on Vimeo.