Doug Allan: The Changing Poles
"Wildlife cameramen don’t come much more special than Doug Allan" Sir David Attenborough
Doug Allan is a documentary film maker and photographer, best known for his work in cold, remote places on BBC wildlife and expedition series. His presentation The Changing Poles talks about his 40 years of experience in marine biology, diving and filming in both the Arctic and Antarctic. He has witnessed first hand how climate change is affecting both poles. Is there still time to turn the tide?
Doug’s photographic awards include eight Emmy’s and five BAFTA’s. He has twice won the underwater category in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year and has four Honorary Doctorates in recognition of his camerawork, as well as two Polar Medals.
Doug spent eight years in Antarctica as a research diver, scientist and photographer for the British Antarctic Survey, before changing direction to full time filming in 1984. Since then he has become one of the world’s best known and respected cameramen. He specialises in natural history, expeditions and science documentaries in some of the wildest and most remote places on our planet, particularly the polar zones. Over his career, he's filmed for series like The Blue Planet, Planet Earth, Frozen Planet, Ocean Giants, Operation Iceberg and Forces of Nature, as well as making programmes for the Living Oceans Foundation about coral reef conservation and overfishing.
So join us on Friday 23rd February to be enlightened by the amazing Doug Allan! €3 contribution at the door, to save a spot follow this link https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/doug-allan-the-changing-poles-tickets-42995476628