Wildlife photographer Vincent Munier's film on the snow leopard is out in April

nw documentary the velvet queen focusing on the elusive snow leopard with vincent munier photographer
The elusive snow leopard featured in the film The Velvet Queen (Image credit: ©Munier / The Velvet Queen)

The Velvet Queen is a new documentary film directed by wildlife filmmaker Marie Amiguet and one of the world's leading fine art wildlife photographers, Vincent Munier. Following its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, The Velvet Queen will be released by Modern Films in the UK and available to view from 29 April 2022. 

Filmed in the heart of the frozen Tibetan highlands, this wondrous nature documentary follows Munier as he guides viewers on a quest to document the endangered and elusive snow leopard, accompanied by adventurer and writer Sylvain Tesson, learning the subtle art of blind spots, animal tracking and patience.  

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Beth Nicholls
Staff Writer

A staff writer for Digital Camera World, Beth has an extensive background in various elements of technology with five years of experience working as a tester and sales assistant for CeX. After completing a degree in Music Journalism, followed by obtaining a Master's degree in Photography awarded by the University of Brighton, she spends her time outside of DCW as a freelance photographer specialising in live music events and band press shots under the alias 'bethshootsbands'.