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Temple of the Tigers (2004) In a small isolated monastry in northern Thailand, a handful of orange clad buddist monks perform their daily duties, praying, collecting alms … and feeding their 10 tigers… How did these simple peace loving monks come to be the guardians of 10 wild tigers? 52 min Animal Planet 2005 Barron Productions New York Film Festival Finalist 2006 Independent, London based, TV production company specialising in high-end factual documentaries.  Cost effective regardless of budget. Unearthed: Film School Wild (Series 1) Animal Planet invited amateur wildlife filmmakers from around the world to apply for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take part in an intensive filmmaking course with experts Andrew Barron and Lyndal Davies. This unique television project follows six contestants  hailing from Australia, Denmark, India, Mexico, Singapore and the UK as they embark on a demanding training course at the award-winning Shamwari Game Reserve in South Africa, where they learn the essential skills and realities of creating a natural history documentary. 8 x 30 min Animal Planet 2006 Barron Productions
Saving the Slumdog Donkeys A british couple give up the comforts of retired life in England and travel to India on a mission.  ‘Slumdog donkeys’ are being worked to death, seldom reaching their 5th birthday. Desperate to make a difference, Jean and Bob Harrison swap their life in North London to spend their days driving around the dusty Delhi roads in their ramshackle animal ambulance. 52 min Red Rock Film Festival 2010 TVF International Distribution Barron Productions . Unearthed: Film School Wild (Series 2) Animal Planet International once again sought out potential wildlife film-makers from around the world to audition for a part in Unearthed 2, an intensive wildlife filmmaking course with experts Andrew Barron and Lyndal Davies. From 20,000 entry videos down to 4 lucky film makers from  South Africa UK, Mexico, India, New Zealand. A team of tv experts has been assembled to teach the 4 students the art of wildlife filming in just 3 weeks, those who cant take the pace wont make it to the end. A new tougher format with vote-offs. 8 x 30  min Animal Planet 2008 Barron Productions Temple of the Tigers Revisited One year on we return to the small isolated monastry in northern Thailand, where a handful of orange clad buddist monks perform their daily duties, praying, collecting alms … and feeding their 10 tigers… How did these simple peace loving monks and their increasing numbers of tigers, cope with the international attention they attracted? 30 min Animal Planet 2006 Barron Productions Showgirl The story of Shay Stafford and her rise from humble Australian beginnings, to become the lead dancer at the Paris Lido Showgirls spectacular,  for over 15 years. Behind the scenes footage featured in a  Australian ABC TV Talking Heads special. 15 min pilot / 25 min special ABC Australia 2010 Barron Productions