This is the home of nature documentaries by Bryan Maltais, which chronicle unique ecosystems and the bizarre and often surprising animals that live there, including "Adventure Earth", and the award-winning film "Metamorphosis: Tale of a Wetland".
My latest film, "Metamorphosis: Tale of Wetland" has won the Audience Choice Award for Best Documentary in the TriMedia Film Festival, Award of Merit at the Eco Summit Film Festival, and acceptance into the Denver Indie Fest.
"Metamorphosis: Tale of Wetland" is the one-year story of a wetland, filmed through four seasons. The wetland seems nothing more than rain-filled pools in the bottom of an abandoned quarry, but nature has started to regenerate the wetland, and the animals are returning. One extremely bizarre creature takes up residence in the bottom of the pools, and extraordinary underwater footage captures the genesis of a rare and unexplainable life cycle that occurs in this intriguing animal.
Macroscopic underwater footage shows how life at the wetland all begins with plankton. Watch miniscule animals feeding on one-celled plants created by the sun, and then get dvoured themselves by dragonfly larvae.
Above the water's surface, toads battle drought and predatory snakes to breed, salamanders emerge from mammal burrows to hunt, and raptors soar overhead in search of fish. They must all make their living before Winter. Time lapse footage shows how the wetland changes through the seasons, from vernal green to winter freeze.