Tarangire Our Heritage Our Future.

A guided trip through Tarangire NP, with its incredible wildlife and surrounding ecosystems
(community lands) with exposure to interesting wildlife-related occupations and conservation

A Tanzania People and Wildlife (TPW’s) conservation officers Yamat Lengaji take a trip through
the Tarangire ecosystem meeting and discussed with various people engaged in careers related
to wildlife, tourism, and conservation all the while experiencing and learning about the incredible
wildlife of Tarangire. It should be upbeat, exciting, FUN for kids, inspirational, and of course
great wildlife!
1. Focus on key wildlife species for Tarangire and the relevant ecological zones
2. Meet wildlife authority professionals and learn how they got where they are
3. Meet various employees in the wildlife tourism sector
4. Explore the migratory routes and calving grounds located in the heart of Maasai rangelands
5. Meet conservation professionals working with communities
6. Learn about conservation programing
7. Meet community members living with wildlife
Subject Categories:
● Wildlife focus: Big Cats, Elephants, Oryx, Migratory species
● Ecosystem: Tarangire National Park, Simanjiro Rangelands and communities, Manyara
● Occupations: Safari Driver/Guide, Photography/production, Safari Camp staff, Tanapa:
ranger, ecologist, chief park warden, vet, Wildlife research: Tarangire lion project TLP
● NGO’s:
● TPW: HWC mitigation & Warriors for Wildlife, Natural Resource, and Rangeland
Management, women’s empowerment & beekeeping, Environmental Edu. Prgm

  • Hans Cosmas Ngoteya
  • Yamat Lengaji
  • Charls Trout
  • Yamat Lengaji
    Key Cast
  • Rajabu Mbillu
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short
  • Runtime:
    31 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Country of Filming:
    Tanzania, United Republic of
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Red, Sony, DJi Mavic 2, Go Pro
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Arusha
    Tanzania, United Republic of
    October 22, 2021
    African Premiere
Director Biography - Hans Cosmas Ngoteya

Hans Cosmas Ngoteya is a conservationist from Tanzania, a National Geographic Explorer, an expedition expert, and a professional in wildlife photography and filming.  He is a co-founder of Ngoteya Wild, a Tanzanian wildlife and conservation storytelling company were he works as a director and documentary cinematographer. He has worked with local and international organizations to tell impactful stories about their work and with NHK Wild Japan to produce a wildlife behavior documentary in the Serengeti. Also he is a co-founder of Tanzania Wildlife Media Association (TaWiMA) an association of professional Tanzanian wildlife content creators with the aim of marketing, promoting and educating about Tanzania’s wildlife resources. Additionally, he has co-founded Landscape and Conservation Mentors Organization (LCMO), an organization which focuses on promoting, supporting, and improving community livelihoods through sustainable environmental practices.

His ultimate goal is to develop and explore practical solutions to solving emerging conservation challenges and helping communities co-exist with wildlife.

Read more about Hans: www.hanscosmasngoteya.com

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Director Statement

The film will help youth to understand the importance, benefits, and challenges of the park while telling a powerful story of hope and inspiration during difficult times.