Ep. 31 Mario Benassi: A Walk on the Wild Side of Environmental Film
By Ashley Mazanec
Mario Benassi is a producer, director and cinematographer dedicated to the preservation of biodiversity. National Geographic, PBS and Discovery Channel are just a few of the many organizations Benassi has worked with. Acclaimed for filming in rugged and remote jungles, Benassi has put himself in extreme situations to capture intimate moments with truly amazing wildlife. He now resides in Haines, Alaska where he continues to document the wonders of nature exposing how pollution and other environmental issues affect the ecosystems. As founder of Wildside Productions, an organization that uses media, presentations and live animal encounters to create environmental awareness, Benassi’s goal is to inspire the preservation of the Earth’s beauty. Links mentioned Marty Stouffer's Wild America. Ginger Kathrens and The Cloud Foundation protecting and preserving America's wild horses and burros. Mario Benassi film Toxic Treasure (listed down the page) at the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival. Mario’s Contact Info Mario BenassiProducer / Director / CinematographerHC 60 Box 2844Haines, AK 99827Wildside Productions LTDMario Benassi films on VimeoMario on FacebookMario Julian Benassi on Facebook Purchase the podcast’s namesake Eco Music album "Let’s Talk About The Weather" on iTunes or Bandcamp.