The sampler (right) was made as we started work on Lion Ark, it gives a taste of this action driven documentary following the world’s most ambitious and daring animal rescue, with a narrative meticulously compiled from interviews, conversations and the reactions of participants as events actually unfolded.
An undercover investigation by Animal Defenders International led to a ban on animal circuses in Bolivia. But the circuses defied the law. So, the team return, track down the illegal circuses and save every animal. The confrontations, heartache and incredible risks are all captured before a finale sees 25 lions airlifted almost 5,000 miles to freedom. An uplifting story of how a poor but proud country said ‘no’ to cruelty SYNOPSIS
PRODUCTION STATUS: Lion Ark is scheduled for completion by end of April 2013. This is your last chance to be a “Contributor Producer”
What does Lion Ark have in common with Olympus Has Fallen, The Expendables, and Arbitrage? They had their sound mixed at Wildfire Post Production Studios in Los Angeles. Mixing is taking place under the supervision of Javier Bennassar whose credits include American History X, Austin Powers, Leap Year and TV shows Dexter and Desperate Housewives. [...]
Lion Ark is built entirely from live action with commentary and reaction from the participants as events actually unfold. Lion Ark Director Tim Phillips describes the painstaking process of constructing the complex narrative.
Lion Ark is in the final stages of production so this is your last opportunity to be a part of this incredible film. We are urgently looking for support for the final stages of the production
Over 250 people attended Lion Ark Night, ADI’s star studded fundraiser at the Hollywood Hills home of James Costa. Guests included legendary TV host Bob Barker, CSI star Jorja Fox, Corey Feldman, Elisabetta Canalis of Dancing with the Stars
Join Bob Barker, Jorja Fox and the ADI team at a special night at the Hollywood home of James Costa….
It wasn’t just the rescuers that faced the confrontations with angry circus owners, lions in cages that were falling apart, and endured the rain and biting insects…