Kire Godal's credits.
Kire Godal credits

DISCOVERY NETWORK'S ANIMAL PLANET CHANNEL
Kire Godal / Camera
Three Part Series "Ivory Wars" airing 2013-14 USA & Worldwide

 

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

   
International Wildlife Film Festival 2011   International Wildlife Film Festival 2011, Finalist in 3 categories, “Lion Warriors” Premiered Globally December 2010 on Nat Geo Wild’s Big Cat Week
     
International Wildlife Film Festival 2011    "Lion Warriors" finalist at Jacksonhole Film Festival 2011 for best in "People & Nature" category.


Kire Godal Director / Writer / Editor
Camera: Kire Godal & Richard Jones
Producers: Kire Godal & Erik Godal
Executive Producers:  Derek Joubert & Richard Wells

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC / France 5 / Various International Channels
“Tribal Odyssey Series” of 1 hour specials airing since 2007 worldwide
“Rendille – Ceremonies of the New Moon”
Kire Godal Director / Camera / Writer / Editor
 “Maasai – The Last Dance of the Warriors”
Kire Godal Director / Camera / Writer / Editor
 “Pokot – The Path to Manhood”
Kire Godal Director / Camera / Writer / Editor
 “Cows, Guns & Rustlers – Africa’s Wild West”
Kire Godal Director / Camera / Writer / Editor

AFRICAN CEREMONIES JOINT EXPEDITIONS
Since 2003 Kire has worked with internationally renowned photographers Angela Fisher & Carol Beckwith documenting important African cultures & ceremonies for historical and archival use. Their photographs and footage is a permanent record for future generations.
TURKANA - Northern Kenya, Rain ceremonies 2014
BAKUBA – BaKuba Royal Kingdom DR Congo, Royal Masks 2011
RENDILLE – Funeral, Wedding, Soriyo Ceremony of 1st born sons, 2006
MAASAI – Eunoto graduation, Wedding, Circumcision, Warrior Initiations, Laibon Ceremonies, Many & various other ceremonies, 2006 - 2011
SAMBURU - 15 year initiation ceremony to warriorhood, Wedding, 2004-2005
POKOT – Killer Cleansing Ceremony, Sapana Initiation Ceremonies, Circumcision, N’getenogh Graduation Ceremonies, Parparaa, Atelo, Kikatat Ceremonies,
2003 to 2011

UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM UNEP
Kire and her team provided complete video / print coverage for the 1st UNEA (United Nations Environment Assembly) held at the United Nations UNEP
headquarters in Nairobi Kenya for a full week. Coverage included video news packages per day as well as print photography.
For Stories and Photos go to: http://www.unep.org/unea/video_landing.asp

Kire Godal / Producer / Camera
UNEP "Ivory Crisis Awareness Campaign"
Public Service Announcements in Chinese with Actress Li Bingbing 2013

Kire Godal / Editor
"Targeting the Source" informational short
UNEP - Climate & Clean Air Coalition 2013

“Gorilla Diaries” United Nations World Environment Day 2011 Web Series
Kire Godal Director / Camera / Editor

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BIG CAT INITIATIVE  & MAASAI LAND PRESERVATION TRUST
Conservation Films in Maa Language for Maasai Community Education

Wild Talk Film Festival   “There Will Always Be Lions?
Finalist Best in Campaign Cartegory
   
Merit Award Cultural Message & Conservation Ethics   “There Will Always Be Lions?
Merit Award Cultural Message & Conservation Ethics

Kire Godal Director / Camera / Writer / Editor
“We Don’t Kill Lions Anymore” 30 min 2009
Kire Godal Director / Camera / Writer / Editor

RHINO ARK, RHINO CHARGE CONSERVATION FILMS
“The Spirit The Charge!”  Annual 30 min fundraising films since 2001
Kire Godal Producer / Director / Writer / Editor / Camera

WWF WORLD WIDE FUND FOR NATURE CONSERVATION FILMS
“WWF High Hopes, Low Tides” 1 hour Won Chairman Choice Award ZIFF 2002 Kire Godal Writer / Editor
“WWF Kenya’s Black Rhino” 30 min
Kire Godal Director / Camera / Writer / Editor
“WWF Mara Monitoring” 30 min
Kire Godal Director / Camera / Writer / Editor
“WWF in East Africa” Promotional Film
Kire Godal Writer / Editor

INDEPENDENT FILMS

Wild Talk Film Festival  

"Finalist Best in Short Shorts category"

Kire Godal / Producer / Camera
"The Elephant in the Room"
Short Film on elephant poaching premiered at the 2013 
CITES Convention in Bangkok - now showing in China.
Filmontage / Wildize Film Foundation

   
     

“Kids on Safari!” 1 hour children’s special, Malaika Productions, IWFF Honorable Mention For Creative Approach 2004
Kire Godal Producer / Director / Camera / Writer / Editor
“Secret Rituals of Initiation” 1 hour special, Malaika Productions 2005
Kire Godal Producer / Director / Camera / Writer / Editor

ON CAMERA COORESPONDENCE & NEWS REPORTING
“World Gone Wild” TV Show FOX Network USA
Kire Godal Presenter / Producer
“Fashion Television Show” FTV Canada & International
Kire Godal Reporter / Producer
“Africa Journal” Reuters News Agency TV News Program
Kire Godal Editor
“UNICEF Kick Aids Out of Kenya” News Package / VNR
Kire Godal Editor
“WWF Red Tide” International News Wire Releases
Kire Godal Camera / Editor
“Lewa News Flash” Lewa Conservancy News Flash VNR Release
Kire Godal Producer / Writer / Editor

PROMOTIONAL FILMS

Wildscreen Film Festival   Kire Godal / Producer / Director / Camera / Editor
"Lion Guardians - A Participatory Approach to Conservation"
Lion Guardians Project, Educational Film - East Africa  2013
   

Kire Godal / Camera
"Carbon Credits Code REDD Wildlife Works Promo Film" 
Wildlife Works, Educational Film - Kenya 2013

“Finding a Future Lewa Conservancy” 10 minute fundraising film
“Orphan Elephants David Sheldrick Trust” 10 minute fundraising film
“St Andrew’s School Kenya” Promotional DVD

TELEVISION COMMERCIALS
Philips "Innovation and You” Commercial Campaign
Kire Godal / Producer / Director of Photography 3 Stories 
- Philips LED lighting in Mathare Slums, Kenya
- Philips Air Fryer Cooker, Lagos Nigeria
- Philips Health Care Monitoring for Abandoned Children at Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital, Kenya


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