Andrew Manske is an Emmy award-winning cinematographer with 20 years of filmmaking experience specializing in natural history and wildlife productions. He has produced, directed, shot, and edited over 50 documentaries broadcast on National Geographic Channel, Nat Geo Wild, Discovery Channel Canada, Discovery World HD, Animal Planet, OASIS HD, CBC’s â€œThe Nature of Things with David Suzukiâ€, SCN, Knowledge Network, and APTN. His productions have earned 11 international and 4 Alberta Film & Television awards, and numerous nominations at film festivals throughout the world. Andrew recently won a 2013 Emmy Award for â€˜Outstanding Cinematographyâ€™ for his work in National Geographicâ€™s â€œUntamed Americasâ€. His expertise continues to grow by expanding into all forms of high resolution 4K and 5K HD cinematography.
In his drive to film the top predators of North America, Andrew has devoted decades of his life to the company of wolverines, bears and wolves. He thrives on taking his audiences into the secret lives in our natural world. He specializes in documenting predator-prey relationships and is known for capturing rare sequences of wolf, black bear, polar bear and grizzly behaviour throughout North America.
Andrewâ€™s presentation, Filming Wolves: Secrets of Wildlife Cinematography, is at 1:30 pm on Sat, May 10 at Grande Prairie Live Theatre.