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Taikuli Productions is a California based production company dedicated to producing innovative non fiction films that are not only visually stunning but reflect the nature of the human spirit. The company was founded in 2007 by Eric Cochran, who has over 25 years of experience conceiving, shooting, producing and directing a wide range of award winning television.
About Eric Cochran
For over 25 years, Eric Cochran has been traveling the world filming Natural History, Expeditions, Sports and Adventure documentaries.
With a keen eye, dynamic handheld style, sense of humor and tireless attitude, Eric has racked up a long list of credits that includes over 50 films for National Geographic as both Director of Photography and DP/Producer.
In 2007, Eric started Taikuli Productions, a Production Company that specializes in wildlife, sports, children’s and reality TV. In addition to providing programming for The Anaheim Angels, National Geographic, Discovery and the Smithsonian Networks, Eric and his team at Taikuli Productions have partnered with Microsoft to release a series of interactive, X Box Kinect games for kids that mix live action with the X Box Kinect technology.
Specializing in HD reality/verite, wildlife and people, Eric is also a skilled Steadicam and aerial specialist. For 3 seasons, he was the DP and Steadicam Operator of ABC’s hit show, “Extreme Makeover Home Edition” as well as Director of Photography for numerous National Geographic Series including “Worlds Toughest Fixes,” “Ultimate Factories,” “Dangerous Encounters with Brady Barr” “Freaks & Creeps”, and the award winning “War Elephants.”
In addition, Eric is currently the Director of Photography on ABC’s “Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin” as well as numerous HGTV series including “Tiny House Paradise” and “Off the Grid” as well as Outdoor Channel’s new series, “Wild Ops.”
Currently, Eric and his team are in production on “Landis, Just Watch Me”, a documentary about a young boy born without hands and feet who is driven to be a competitive baseball player which is slated for a 2018 release.