Film and TV

Daniel Parker Eastern diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus)

Above: Daniel Parker of Sunshine Serpents with Eastern diamondback rattlesnake

Sunshine Serpents offers personality talent, as well as consultation and technical services for film, TV, and photography projects involving wildlife. We are licensed to deal with venomous snakes and other dangerous reptiles in the state of Florida and can provide numerous photogenic species.

Below: View a few of our favorite scenes from My Life as a Turkey.

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We provided and handled animals for the award winning Passion Pictures production My Life as a Turkey which appeared as part of the PBS Nature series and on the BBC. We consulted for the Canadian Outdoor Channel series Alien Invaders.

Below: Daniel Parker show cases two-headed snake for TV show.

Daniel Parker News Channel 8 Two-headed snake

Daniel and Lisa Parker of Sunshine Serpents have appeared on numerous TV programs showcasing their animal handling and personality talents. They recently made an appearance on the Discovery Channel series m>Swamp Brothers. The hatching of a two-headed snake at Sunshine Serpents in 2011 was covered by news organizations world wide and led to a flurry of interviews and TV appearances for Daniel and Lisa.

Below: Daniel Parker with Burmese python

 Daniel Parker Burmese python (Python molurus bivittatus)

Sunshine Serpents offers consultation and technical services for films, TV shows, movies, and wildlife documentaries. As well as providing and handling animals, we have some technical experience in setting up shots, lighting, and various production assistant duties. Our specialty is helping the film maker capture interesting behaviors. Our knowledge of wildlife and habitats can be invaluable in the field. Let us be your "fixer" for films involving wildlife.

For more information on rates and booking, please email Daniel Parker at or call (863) 441-5067. 

Below: Daniel Parker of Sunshine Serpents assists on Outdoor Life Channel series Alien Invaders.

Daniel Parker Alien Invaders TV Series


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