"RESTORATION WILD" **** is a nature build series that captures the mind-blowing magic of Treehouse Masters. The series follows visionary wild man Jay Chaikin and his crew of expert builders and designers as they identify and repurpose the coolest vintage structures and relics left abandoned in the landscape. Jay and his team transform this waste into amazing one-of-a-kind living spaces. An expert in transforming dilapidated spaces, Jay converts a vintage bus into a breathtaking guesthouse on wheels, flips a centuries-old cabin into an over-the-top hunting-lodge basement hangout and much, much more.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Restoration Wild - Mick Kaczorowski - Netflix
Michael “Mick” Kaczorowski (born January 4, 1960) is the Creative Director and Producer of Bangkok Swagger is a nine time nominated and three time Emmy Award winning Producer and Executive Producer. As Executive Producer, he is responsible for some of Animal Planet and Discovery’s biggest and most iconic hits including Carrier: Fortress at Sea, Raising the Mammoth, and Walking with Prehistoric Beasts. Kaczorowski is also responsible for many of Discovery Channel and Animal Planet long running hit series including Meerkat Manor, North Woods Law, River Monsters, Alaskan Bush Family, Wild West Alaska, Buggin with Rude, and American Stuffers. Kaczorowski has worked in Washington D.C. for Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and the National Geographic Society. Kaczorowski began his filmmaking career in 1982 working in feature films for Director Robert Altman on Streamers, O.C. and Stiggs and Secret Honor. In 1985 Kaczorowski helped launch before it became National Geographic Television, and was a film editor for over 10 years editing over 40 films, earning two Emmy nominations for best editing for Dancing with Stingrays and Ocean Kayakers. He edited Discovery Channel’s first original production Ivory Wars. Kaczorowski joined Discovery Communications in 1994 holding many positions and titles across different Discovery networks. Over the next 20 years, he developed, supervised and managed everything from documentary specials and long running series, IMAX movies “Wildfire: Feel the Heat”, Discovery’s first feature film “The Leopard Son”, Animal Planet’s first feature film “Meerkat Manor: The Story Begins” and Animal Planet’s first scripted drama “The Whale”. His production company Bangkok Swagger casts, develops and creates programing around the world for the web, social media and traditional television & cable networks.
Restoration Wild - River Monsters (2009) - Netflix
Premiered on 5 April 2009, River Monsters is a wildlife documentary television program produced for Animal Planet by Icon Films of Bristol, United Kingdom. Hosted by extreme angler and biologist Jeremy Wade, showcases the most fearsome freshwater killers, and stories about people who were dragged underwater by these vicious predators, he tries to catch the biggest specimens and then release them back into the wild. His aim is to save these rare creatures from extinction and to help people understand the truth behind the horrific attacks on humans. Kaczorowski was the execute producer of the following episodes in the series: Freshwater Shark (2009), Amazon Flesh Eaters (2009), Amazon Assassins (2009), European Maneater (2009), Alligator Gar (2009), Killer Catfish (2009), Piranha (2009).
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