Title: In the Footsteps of Elephant
|Genre||Adventure , Documentary , Family|
"In the Footsteps of Elephant" follows filmmakers as they capture the epic journey of African elephants across the Kalahari desert for Disneynature's "Elephant." The team faces extreme weather, inaccessible terrain, crocodile-infested waters and close encounters with lions in order to shine a light on these remarkable creatures and their ancient migrations. Filming the world's largest terrestrial animal is no easy task. To embark on their 1,000-mile, round-trip adventure, the Disneynature team must first transport the crew, along with five tons of camera gear, to the heart of the Okavango Delta, a remote oasis where elephants gather annually. Their next challenge is finding elephants. And despite their incredible size, locating an elephant in an area that's nearly 4,000 square miles is like finding a needle in a haystack. Fortunately for filmmakers, a local biologist who tracks elephant populations lends a hand. The team identifies its herd and it's off the races - literally. A family...
Vanessa Berlowitz, David Fowler