POSTED IN: Portfolio, Video Tuesday October 10, 2010

Peoplesheep 2004

The peoplesheep are modified with copies of human genes from a Danish woman.   The process involves putting a copy of a human gene into the sheep, to generate for commercial production a special protein in the sheep’s milk for a biopharmaceutical product.

Writer, director, producer, sound : Raewyn Turner

Voiceover: Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson is the bestselling author of 9 books on the emotional life of animals.

Thanks to Dr Peter Wills, theoretical biologist at Auckland University

NZ Film Festival, Homegrown Documentary