Saanich fowl retailer proprietor’s documentary facet gig airs on PBS, Amazon Prime – Victoria Information

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Saanich resident and proprietor of Wild Birds Limitless in Shelbourne Plaza, Thomas Dudley, additionally occurs to be the director of images for a cross-Canada travelling TV present.

Seeing Canada, filmed by Dudley, is hosted by Canadian journalist Brandy Yanchyk and explores Canada’s intricate cities, culinary points of interest and pure wonders.

Two seasons of the present have aired on PBS in the US and on Amazon Prime in Canada.

“PBS cherished it a lot that they requested us if we desired to do a present within the States; it’s known as Seeing the USA, we did seven episodes till COVID began,” mentioned Dudley, noting that seven episodes required six months’ work and copious quantities of journey.

Plans are within the works to select the present again up once more because it turns into protected to accomplish that.

Dudley has regularly discovered himself immersed on this planet of movie and images.

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At 18 he moved to Calgary for pace skating and wound up attending the Southern Alberta Institute of Know-how learning broadcasting and video manufacturing.

He realized to work artfully and elegantly behind the scenes throughout a stint as a cameraman for the Rating Tv Community in Edmonton. He additionally labored for company video manufacturing corporations, which finally gave him the expertise and confidence to enterprise off on his personal and develop into a contract videographer.

“I’ve finished fairly a little bit of documentary work and have been freelancing since I used to be 27,” Dudley mentioned.

His work has seen him journey to many States and each province and territory in Canada. “If you need to see one other world you need to go to Northern Canada; the individuals are totally different, the landscapes and climate are totally different, it’s actually attention-grabbing.”

With many alternatives to garner latest views and take part in adventures he by no means thought potential, he has realized to be snug with the uncomfortable. Dudley by no means imagined as somebody behind the scenes that he’d be so deeply immersed in each journey.

He has a spouse, two younger children, runs Wild Birds Limitless full time along with his brother-in-law and operates his freelance enterprise on the facet.

To see extra of Dudley’s work, go to thomasdudleyproductions.com

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