Beginning in the mid 1990s, Côte Blanche Productions produced a trilogy of environmental documentaries for the Barataria Terrebonne National Estuary Program. Barataria-Terrebonne — basically that enormous tangle of bayous, bays and wetlands that form a triangle between the Mississippi River, the Atchafalaya Swamp, and the Gulf of Mexico — is the fastest disappearing land mass in the world. An acre vanishes under water every half hour or so. For us, it’s also home.
Haunted Waters, Fragile Lands
First in our series of environmental films, the award-winning hour-long Haunted Waters, Fragile Lands follows immigrants to the Mississippi River delta to show how history and ecology transform each other. More →
Rescuing the Treasure
The follow-up half-hour in our trilogy of environmental films, Rescuing the Treasure served as environmental call to action, and won us a prestigious Coastal Stewardship Award. More →
Wings Over the Wetlands
This half-hour TV documentary examines a phenomenon so familiar we often hardly notice it, the annual migration of birds, as a portal to explore Louisiana culture, history, ecology, economics, and the arts. There is no other film on this topic | More →