“The Edge of Existence”

This year marks four years since we started filming “The Edge of Existence”, one of our independent projects. So much has happened in these past 4 years, from setting out to create our first feature-length documentary to now. As any filmmaker knows, this process is not always easy. We did not have a set roadmap […]

2020, Year in Review

This time of year is always defined by reflection. The end of the year brings with it a time for slowing down, celebrating achievements, reflecting on lessons learnt, and defining goals for the year ahead.This time last year our team was filled with anticipation and excitement for everything 2020 was going to hold. Like so […]

Staying Brave During COVID-19

International Day of the Girl is on the 11th of October and this year’s theme is, ‘My Voice, Our Equal Future’. This day is an important reminder of the vital role girls play in our society. Educating and empowering girls is one of the most powerful mechanisms for creating positive change.  We could not think […]

One by One

Over the last few weeks, our Black Bean team has been working to document the impactful work the Kolisi Foundation is doing to help those in need. The Kolisi Foundation, was founded by South African rugby captain Siya Kolisi and his wife Rachel. This organization focuses on having a long lasting impact in terms of the […]

COVID-19 Checking-in

We just wanted to check in with you regarding all that is happening; it’s been an unsettling couple of weeks. We hope you and your team, friends, and family are healthy and strong and adapting to all the changes in this uncertain time. We wanted to let you know that our Black Bean team is fully […]

Maasai Olympics – The Hunt for Medals, Not Lions

In 2019 we had the privilege of documenting Big Life Foundation’s creative conservation initiative, the Maasai Olympics. Our short film, ‘The Hunt for Medals, Not Lions’, which documents the impact the Maasai Olympics has had on both the community and wildlife in the Amboseli- Tsavo ecosystem, won the ‘Best Short Film’ award at the Colorado […]

World Pangolin Day 2020

This year, on World Pangolin Day, a day dedicated to honouring these incredible species and creating awareness around the plight they are facing, we want to celebrate and support those doing critical work to bring pangolins back from the brink of extinction. 

Our Black Bean Story

Over the last few months, we have been working on a brand refresh, which we are so excited to share with you! We delved deeper than ever before into who we are as a brand and made some exciting changes to our website, which is now live.