Research projects
Lab members

Sean O'Donnell

Natural history television work

On-camera appearances:


Outdoor Learning Network/BBC America series Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan, Cream Film Productions, Tiputini Biodiversity Station, Ecuador, November-December 2011


Windfall Films/National Geographic television special: Patrick Stewart's Animal Superpowers, Yasuni, Ecuador, July 2011; Science consultant, Windfall Films, London, England, June 2011



Ammonite Ltd./National Geographic Television special: Antzilla, La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica: spring 2010. Winner, 2011 International Wildlife Film Festival, best scientific content; 2011 Japan Wildlife Film Festival's Award for Best Technical Achievement; nominated 2012 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival "Best Life Sciences"




Blue-chip expert consulting- field work:


BBC/Silverback Films series The Hunt, Tiputini Station- Yasuni region, Ecuador, September 2014



National Geographic Television series: Great Migrations, Monteverde and Sta. Rosa, Costa Rica, March and November 2008. Winner, 2011 Emmy awards: best cinematography and best music; 2011 Montana International Wildlife Film Festival special jury award for series and best use of music.




Home-based consulting work:

Science consultant, BBC/Silverback Films special on predators (The Hunt), January 2013-August 2014

Science consultant, Atlantic Productions Ltd., IMAX film on the biology of powered flight, August 2013

Science consultant, BBC channel 1 special Swarm Chasers, hosted by George McGavin, 2012

Science consultant, Cream Productions (Toronto), September-November 2011

Science consultant, Discovery Channel, February 2010

Science consultant, National Geographic television, fall 2007