Our Story

Wild Bus Films was born amongst the
snow-capped peaks of British Columbia, Canada in the back of an old school bus

Founded by award winning Producer and Director, Louisa Gilbert, WBF’s journey began in a 40-foot bus which Louisa customized into an off-grid mobile production unit, enabling a small team to embed in remote, wild locations to capture unique stories.

Creating an off-grid filming rig with high ground clearance for logging roads, solar panels, cell boosters and radios, Louisa lived and worked from the bus while producing stories in the field for some of the largest science and history films in production.

By 2020 Wild Bus Films began to develop an exciting network of talent across North America and quickly became the go-to fixing service for unscripted science, adventure and natural history programming.

Alongside producing for today's major channels,
Wild Bus Films independent films have collected international accolades from the festival circuits.

By 2022 the WBF team had grown.

No longer able to fit in the bus, we established
an office base on Vancouver Island, BC where a large part of exciting film development and key logistics are managed. The bus, along with our helicopter, plane and boat partners, continue to support remote filming with adventure and a nimble footprint remaining at the core of our company’s values.

Photos: Wild Bus Films, Kai White and Oliver Richards

WBF acknowledges the traditional stewards of the land we are guests on and pledges to conduct our work with respect for the peoples, wildlife and places we film.