Tom Fitz: Tom is a multiple Emmy award-winning documentary cameraman whose work has been broadcast by 

PBS, BBC, National Geographic, Discovery, ABC and others. He has been working behind a camera for over 30 years and has travelled the planet pursing his passion for capturing wildlife in natural settings. In 2008, Tom

co-founded Schoolyard Films as a way to introduce students K-12 to natural history and environmental films which he shoots, produces, and distributes for free, along with study guides. Tom speaks candidly about his thoughts on working with captive animals, being stung and nearly killed by a stingray, and entering and surviving the fast paced and competitive world of photography/videography. Learn more about Tom and his work at, or