Brave Mission: ReWild The Planet

From YouTube Originals, Executive Producer’s Leonardo DiCaprio and Mark Vins, comes this thrilling mission to prove that conservation IS action!
Brave Mission, host Mark Vins is teaming up with the Rangers of Virunga National Park to search for some of the last remaining Mountain Gorillas in the Congo - including the largest Silverback in the region. While trekking for these majestic primates, Mark and his elite camera team must evade poachers and rogue militias in the DRC, while learning how to protect endangered wildlife from extinction. The mission to save Africa’s oldest national park will transport viewers to the front-lines of conservation and invite them to participate in the goal objective to rewild our planet – which is now more critical than ever!

  • Leonardo Dicaprio
    Executive Producer
  • Mark Vins
    Executive Producer
  • Eric Leemon
    Executive Producer
  • Phillip Watson
    Executive Producers
  • Shawn Sachs
    Executive Producers
  • Jeff Tahler
    Executive Producers
  • Mark Vins
  • Eric Leemon
  • Mark Vins
    Hosted and Created By
  • Jane Goodall
    Special Appearance
  • Beau Sedivy
    Co-Executive Producer
  • Mark Vins
    Written By
  • Eric Leemon
    Written By
  • Blanca "B" Sanchez
    Line Producer
  • Lindsey Savino
    Field Producer
  • Cory Messer
    Associate Producer
  • Juan Antonio Puyol
    Director Of Photography
  • James McShane
    Camera Operator
  • Ian Mosley
    Assistant Camera Operator
  • Taylor Coe
  • Marcia E Garcia
    Post Production Supervisor
  • Ken Mowe
    Lead Editor
  • Chris Kost
  • Robert Spitz
    Lead Assistant Editor
  • Jonathan Iglesias
    Re-Recording Mixer
  • Brent Hamilton
    Online Editor/Colorist
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature, Web / New Media, Other
  • Genres:
    Conservation, Documentary, Education
  • Runtime:
    27 minutes 5 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 27, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    65,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
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Director Biography - Mark Vins, Eric Leemon

Mark Vins is an Emmy Award winning wildlife and adventure filmmaker, and the CEO and co-founder of Brave Wilderness. The Brave Wilderness YouTube channel launched in 2014 focused on wildlife education and immersive outdoor adventures. As the largest digital wildlife content company, Brave Wilderness has become a global sensation growing to nearly 20 million subscribers with over 4 billion views.

Along with the company’s commercial success, Mark’s passion for conservation inspires him to use the platform to make an environmental impact. Connecting his global audience of nature enthusiasts to conservation and sustainability efforts, Mark has supported organizations like, World Wildlife Fund, Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund, The Nature Conservancy,, and many others to help inspire Brave Wilderness viewers to take action and make a difference.

As one of the leading ambassadors for, Mark is now hosting and producing the docuseries, Brave Mission, to support sustainability with Re:Wild’s co-founding board member, Leonardo DiCaprio. In Mark’s words, “Now more than ever, shining light on some of the most amazing at-risk species and environments on earth is paramount to our planet's future. Conservation needs to mean “action”, and my hope is that our videos accelerate community involvement and prove how we can all make an impact together.”

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