Piers Warren
Piers Warren Ⓥ is an author, conservationist, teacher, activist, cook and veganic veg-grower living in Norfolk UK. He also gives talks on climate change and how to live more lightly on the Earth.

Piers is well known throughout the wildlife film-making industry as the Principal of WILDEYE – The International School of Wildlife Film-making, and as the founder of Wildlife Film News and producer of wildlife-film.com, which he created in 1999. With a strong background in biology, education and conservation, he has had a lifelong passion for wildlife films and has a wide knowledge of natural history. He is one of the founders of the international organisation Filmmakers for Conservation and was Vice President for the first three years. Wildeye Publishing have become the leading producers of instructional wildlife film-making books in the world.

Piers is keen to promote organic principles and permaculture techniques, sustainabilty, veganism and green-thinking. His best-selling books are in these fields including the co-production with his daughter, Ella Bee Glendining, The Vegan Cook & Gardener. He has had a passionate interest in self-sufficiency since childhood and is still based in Norfolk where he grows his own food. He is a council member of GreenSpirit.

Although Piers has written books and many magazine articles on a wide range of subjects he is also known for writing the highly-acclaimed supernatural thriller Black Shuck: The Devil’s Dog (Shortlisted for the East Anglia Book Awards and Norfolk Magazine’s Book of the Month). He has walked the African plains with Maasai Warriors, tracked tigers in India on elephant-back, explored the Amazon rainforest, swum with sharks, trekked across Tanzanian deserts on a camel, filmed cheetahs hunting in Kenya and mountain gorillas in Uganda. But his favourite place is the North Norfolk coast, where he spends his time looking for pawprints in the sand.

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Books by Piers Warren

Wildlife and Conservation Film-making Books
Conservation Film-making: How to make films that make a difference

Never has the time been more critical for film-making to help make a difference to the natural world. This book shows you how. A complete ‘how to’ guide, aimed at both film-makers and conservationists who want to use film as a tool for conservation, with a Foreword by Jane Goodall

Wildlife Film-making: Looking to the Future

What does the future of wildlife film-making hold for us all? Whether you are a budding film-maker, an experienced amateur or a seasoned professional, this new book – an accompaniment to the hugely successful Careers in Wildlife Film-making – attempts to answer this question …

Careers in Wildlife Film-making

Guidance and advice for aspiring makers of wildlife films. This is an international book featuring many case studies from all over the world – successful professionals explain how they got started and give hard-won advice.

Go Wild with Your Camcorder – How to Make Wildlife Films

Information and advice on all aspects of making a wildlife film from choosing a camcorder to editing the final product. Whether you want to film wildlife as a fascinating hobby, or are hoping for a career as a professional wildlife film-maker, this book and a basic camcorder are all you need to get started!

Wild Pages: The Wildlife Film-makers’ Resource Guide

An essential piece of kit! All the best bits from a festival directory without the expense of actually going to one, and much more! Many hundreds of listings – invaluable information at your fingertips to save hours of trawling through the Internet and sending many emails. Published every two years.

Self-sufficiency / Green / Organics / Gardening Books
The Vegan Cook & Gardener: Growing, Storing and Cooking Delicious Healthy Food all Year Round

Published by Permanent Publications. Do you want to eat more healthily? Lower your carbon footprint? Banish animal exploitation and suffering? Then this book is for you!

How to Store Your Garden Produce: The Key to Self-Sufficiency

Published by Green Books and on their bestseller list, this is the modern guide to storing and preserving your garden produce, enabling you to eat home-grown goodness all year round.

British Native Trees – Their Past and Present Uses

Explores the past and present uses of products (wood, bark, fruit, sap etc) of the 35 species of British native trees, including a guide to burning wood in the home. This book is for smallholders, wood owners, tree surgeons, gardeners and anyone who loves trees!

101 Uses for Stinging Nettles

This unique book explores the diverse uses of this fascinating plant – in the garden and the kitchen, for their medical and fibrous properties and so on. It is packed with practical suggestions, as well as a guide to the botany of stinging nettles, and how to collect and store them.

Fiction Books (click each book title for further information/ordering)
Black Shuck: The Devil’s Dog

A supernatural thriller (Shortlisted for the East Anglia Book Awards and Norfolk Magazine’s Book of the Month) set in the village of Blakeney on the North Norfolk coast.

The Hatters Go West!

A hilarious children’s adventure novel for 8-12 year olds, featuring a missing mum, a crazy dad, a groovy campervan, a menagerie of animals and an amazing journey.

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