Set a Netflix reminder!
Island of the Sea Wolves, a nature documentary series filmed on Vancouver Island is coming to Netflix on October 11th.
Canadian national treasure, Will Arnett is the narrator of the series.
Local filmmaker, Maxwel Hohn, spent time in the thick of Vancouver Island’s rainforests to capture footage of the incredibly unique and diverse wildlife that inhabit the island alongside us humans.
He is an award winning cinematographer and filmmaker who is also known for his series Call of the Coastal Wolves and Tadpoles: The Big Little Migration.
The new series that will be coming to Netflix shortly focuses on the Vancouver Coastal sea wolf, a subspecies of grey wolf and known to Vancouver Island.
The wolves are known because of their talents for swimming in our cold oceanic waters near Bella Bella. Their main food source is seafood which makes up 90% of its diet.
A quarter of their seafood diet relies on salmon populations. The wolves also hunt seals and river otters. Foraging makes up part of their diet as well. They scour the beaches for barnacles, clams, herring eggs and whale carcasses.
Hohn did had the opportunity to film in his own backyard here on the island with underwater and aerial filming using long lens, macro and remote cams.
He had to utilize hides, snorkelling and rebreathers to keep distance enough from the wildlife he was filming.
This is the first time one of Hohn’s projects has been picked up by the streaming giant, Netflix, and hopefully it won’t be the last.