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A seasoned Argentine filmmaker and adventurer, Miguel is passionate about polar regions, mountains and wildlife. He has climbed some of the tallest mountains in the world including Mount Aconcagua, Chimborazo, Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya, Izztacíhuatl, and participated in four expeditions to Antarctica and one to the Arctic.

 

Miguel has produced films in over 60 countries over the past decade. Some of his more memorable experiences include: going to war-torn Libya with a mission to save lions at the abandoned Tripoli Zoo; being first to film a previously undiscovered Emperor penguin colony in Antarctica's remote Marie Byrd Land; and flying over active volcanoes with endangered gorillas in North Kivu, DR Congo.

Miguel Booth served as the United Nations Environment Programme’s Head of Multimedia (2016-2019).

Miguel's work has also won awards in  international film festivals.  His movie about an endangered Amur tigress in Far East Russia was a finalist at Wildscreen Film Festival in Bristol, UK (Panda Awards 2014).  His work has been showcased by National Geographic, GoPro, Discovery, and CNN among others.

Miguel holds a Postgraduate degree in Natural History Filmmaking and Communication from the University of Otago in New Zealand.

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