A film director, cinematographer, television producer, and wildlife conservationist, Tom Opre has made educating the public on wildlife conservation and stewardships issues a main priority. As the past president of the Professional Outdoor Media Association (POMA), he has worked to help other outdoor communicators and industry leaders understand and present a unified message regarding the top issues facing wildlife conservation today.
A first time feature documentary film director, Opre has had successful career producing and/or directing national television commercial projects for Fortune 500 companies, corporate video and episodic television. In 2015, he wrapped a seven year prime-time run on NBC Sports producing the highest rated, award-winning, television show in the outdoor fieldsports genre, Eye of the Hunter™.
Today, he serves on several non-profit boards including African Children’s Schools and Shepherds of Wildlife Society™. He currently serves as the executive director of the Shepherds of Wildlife Society, a 501,(c)(3), a non-profit with a mission to educate the broader public about the critical importance of modern day wildlife conservation and habitat stewardship on a global scale.
Opre lives in the Flathead Valley of Montana with his family.