About Birdman Productions

Founded by Tim Barksdale

Tim began in Columbia, MO as a dba/Birdman Videos and survived on small grants until he picked up several clients - notably The Missouri Department of Conservation. Soon, he had small accounts with 4 states purchasing footage and was producing an introductory piece to the wildlife of one conservation area. But everything changed in the fall of 1993 as Tim visited the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival...

Some Samples of Our Work

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No Child Left Inside

Nature and Kids

Our hope for the future is to make sure that the next generation is in tune with this planet we all share. Watch for news on our new documentary about some neat things happening around the country.


Last Dance of the Prairie Chicken

Our vast expanse of prairie is rapidly disappearing along with prairie chickens, the iconic symbol of this landscape. Our full-length feature film, purchased by PBS for national viewing, explores the issues.


What has Birdman been up to?


World Premier of Battle on the Booming Grounds

Join us in Kansas City, MO for our world premiere of our movie about the plight of the prairie chicken and prairies in general.


Winner at 6th Life Sciences Film Festival

Battle on the Booming Grounds won the Environment/ Nature Film of Life Sciences Film Festival in Prague.


Nature & Kids

We are working hard on our next documentary about kids, birding, and nature.