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Katie Schuler

Photographer, Filmmaker
Washington, D.C.


Instagram: @coralandoak

An advocate for the planet’s most at-risk species, Katie leverages over a decade of filmmaking experience on six continents to tell engaging stories that speak to our shared sense of empathy and compassion. Her films have garnered accolades, accrued millions of views, and inspired meaningful conservation victories across the world. She has partnered with National Geographic, Smithsonian, BBC, HBO, PBS, and more. Katie’s last three films have each won best short awards at Jackson Wild, including Pangolin, the winner of six best short awards including, Where Life Begins, and Nigerians Fight to Protect the World’s Most Trafficked Mammal.

Expertise and Skills

360, Africa, Amphibians and Reptiles, Asia, Documentary Film, Invertebrates, Macro, North America, Photojournalism, Virtual Reality, Wildlife Film, Wildlife Photography
Diving, Expedition, Kayaking, Mountaineering, Rafting, Spelunking
Agriculture & Ranching, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Coexistence, Environmental Justice, Indigenous Culture, Sustainability & Renewables, Wildlife Crime, Wildlife Rehab