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Watchers of the Land | Short Film Showcase

January 9, 2024 | National Geographic

The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors.

Behind the Lens

February 9, 2023 | National Audubon Society

Filmmaker Christine Lin details her trip to Thaidene Nene to film her upcoming documentary “Watchers of the Land”.

Exploring the “no handbook” realities of becoming a conservation filmmaker

November 3, 2022 | Conservation Careers

An interview with Christine Lin, National Geographic Explorer

Christine Lin is a filmmaker and environmentalist with a focus on Indigenous storytelling, bird habitats, and water conservation.

Explore the Secrets of Seabirds

June 8, 2022 | National Audubon Society

Audubon staff members have spent nearly 50 years helping Atlantic Puffins return to their historic breeding grounds off the coast of Maine, and studying what they tell us about conditions in our oceans. Black Guillemots, Common Terns, and Razorbills are just a few other species that share these nesting grounds. Our Seabird Secrets video series explores each of these species, the threats they face, and how you can help protect them.

Flight of the Wood Stork

June 1, 2022 | National Audubon Society

Learn about Wood Storks and ways the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary staff is working to help improve their nesting conditions through "Flight of the Wood Stork," a brand new short film produced by Senior Producer of Visual Storytelling, Christine Lin.

Christine Lin, Environmental Filmmaker

November 18, 2021 | Wild Media Journal

Filmmaker and environmentalist Christine Lin leads video and media projects on topics ranging from bird conservation to climate action as the Senior Producer of Visual Storytelling at the National Audubon Society. I sat down with her to chat about Audubon’s online show ‘I Saw A Bird,’ increasing representation in front of- and behind- the camera, and making a film on a virus in the middle of the pandemic.

Hikerfest! Girl Scouts San Diego

October 16, 2021 | Girl Scouts San Diego

Keynote speaker for Hikerfest, an annual Girl Scouts San Diego backpacking event.

This year, we are excited to present Senior Producer and Visual Storyteller Christine Lin.  We will also check in with our volunteer trip leaders to see what they have planned for us in 2022.

The Whooping Cranes of Texas

October 7, 2021 | The Kid Should See This

In this National Audubon Society video by filmmaker and environmentalist Christine Lin, conservation-minded tourists take a foggy 2019 catamaran trip on the Port Aransas coast to spot this five foot tall endangered species: The Whooping Cranes of Texas.

Feathers Gone Viral: The New York City Virus Hunters

September 29, 2021 | The Kid Should See This

The junior scientists are high school students. The senior scientists are their expert mentors. Their collaborative goal: Gather data that can help us understand and avoid future pandemics. This independent short, Feathers Gone Viral by filmmaker Christine Lin, follows the teams from city parks and the Upper West Side’s Wild Bird Fund to the lab.

2020 Jackson Wild Media Lab Fellows

September 21, 2020 | Jackson Wild

Jackson Wild, in collaboration with Day's Edge Productions and HHMI Tangled Bank Studios, is proud to announce the distinguished Fellows of the 2020 Jackson Wild Media Lab.

Celebrating Identity Is Connected to Christine Lin's Relationship With the Land

June 10, 2020 | National Audubon Society

Who would have thought that the same terrified toddler who, at the time, said to herself, “What is this giant colorful monster? Get it away from me!” is the same person that leads Audubon’s visual storytelling? As Christine Lin, social media producer for Audubon, puts it, this journey is connected to her relationship with the land and her identity.

I Saw A Bird: Audubon’s Spring Migration Show

April 15, 2020 | National Audubon Society

Each month, Audubon’s senior producer of visual storytelling Christine Lin and chief network officer David Ringer welcome celebrities and guests to offer a fresh look at the world of birds and birdwatching.

Seeing Endangered Whooping Cranes Step Through the Fog of Extinction

May 10, 2019 | National Audubon Society

I traveled to southern Texas to see a wintering population of Whooping Cranes now 500-strong—a major comeback from just 15 cranes in 75 years.

Tribute In Light's Beams Turned Off Three Times Because Of Migrating Birds

September 12, 2017 | Gothamist

The annual return of the Tribute in Light to mark the September 11th attacks' anniversary also means that birds flying above and around New York City get extremely confused. Which is why the NYC Audubon was on scene to monitor migrating birds last night, and asked the Tribute in Light's organizers to turn off the lights a few times.

A peregrine falcon mural time lapse for The Audubon Mural Project

August 28, 2017 | The Kid Should See This

A peregrine falcon mural takes flight in Harlem in this time lapse video from the National Audubon Society. Bonus: A cameo appearance by Fab 5 Freddy.

Los halconeros de La Habana

June 01, 2017 | CiberCuba

(Translated from Spanish) Falconry is not an extended practice in Cuba as a sport or profession. However, there are people in the island who are engaged in the breeding, training and care of birds.


The documentary by Christine Lin that we present here tells the story of two boys and their relationship with the falcons: what led them to dedicate themselves to the care of the birds, how they establish a connection with them, where the passion for the falcons arises.

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