Gorillas: Primal Contact


2h 2002

Brief Synopsis

Documentary that examines the complex relationship -- both caring and cruel -- between human beings and gorillas, from the earliest interactions to today. Includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the Wildlife Conservation Society's new Congo Gorilla Forest exhibit, a $43 million, 6.5 acre African rain f

Film Details

Release Date
2002

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Documentary that examines the complex relationship -- both caring and cruel -- between human beings and gorillas, from the earliest interactions to today. Includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the Wildlife Conservation Society's new Congo Gorilla Forest exhibit, a $43 million, 6.5 acre African rain forest built in New York City's Bronx Zoo. This look into the lives of the Zoo's 23 western lowland gorillas is combined with historical footage, Hollywood film clips and an expedition to Central Africa to report on a number of important field projects in the Congo Basin.

Crew

Philip Anagnos

Post-Production Assistant

Keith Baker

Assistant Editor

Bruce Balton

Other

Janice Bech

Post-Production Supervisor

Bryan Brousseau

Sound

Zach Bulliner

Production Assistant

Johan Cameron

Sound

Anit Chan

Other

Bo Coster

Production Coordinator

Jose I Davila

Post-Production Assistant

Rod Decker

On-Line Editor

Jennifer Duke

Post-Production Assistant

Jihan Elgibali

Assistant Editor

Boyd Evans

Photography

Faun Finley

Production Assistant

Troy Gurganious

Post-Production Coordinator

Tamar Hacker

Executive Producer

Craig Haffner

Executive Producer

German Illera

Photography

Lee Jagoo

Production Assistant

Jason Kaifesh

Motion Control

Jason Kaifesh

Post-Production Coordinator

Laura Karpman

Music

Louise Keoghan

Consultant

Jared King

Motion Control

Shinaan S Krakowsky

Other

Vicki Kroke

Consultant

Georgina Lljubo

Post-Production Assistant

Donna E. Lusitana

Executive Producer

Julia Mair

Consultant

Ali Mccallister

Line Producer

Lauren Metzger

Production Assistant

Franz Moore

Sound

Angel Moreno

Production Assistant

Cynthia Moses

Producer

Marc Olivas

Production Assistant

Carolina Pacheco

Post-Production Assistant

Jake Policky

Post-Production Assistant

Nebojsa Prodic

Post-Production Assistant

David M Ramirez

Assistant Production Coordinator

Neil Rettig

Director Of Photography

Scott Rhame

Audio

Vivian Santos

Production Accountant

Lin Saunders

Other

Kendall Seyer

Associate Producer

Scott Shelley

Director Of Photography

Scott Simper

Photography

Scott Simper

Sound

Ira Speir

Photography

Nicholas Stein

Producer

Paul Stein

Gaffer

Penny Trams

Editor

Chris Worthington

Assistant Editor

Film Details

Release Date
2002

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia