CV / Resume

EMMY and RTS award winning, BAFTA nominated cameraman. Trained by BBC Natural History Unit with 21 years experience specialising in wildlife and filming at height in remote locations worldwide.

Skills

  • Multi discipline and multi format camera operation – I regularly shoot long lens, sync sound and hand-held observational on a variety of camera systems including Red & Sony F-series.
  • Advanced cable cam rigging and operation – these rigs (horizontal or vertical) are a passion of mine. I enjoy doing them well and won an Emmy in 2014 for the cable cam sequences I shot for Nat Geo’s ‘One Life’ project.
  • Award winning natural history radio presenter for BBC Radio 4
  • Director of Canopy Access Ltd – safety at height logistics company: www.canopyaccess.co.uk.
  • IRATA Level 3 rope technician.
  • Schedule 1 permit holder for filming rare birds at the nest in UK.

Training

  • BBC Natural History Unit Bursary Cameraman 2010
  • IRATA Level 3 – Industrial Rope Technician since 1997 [3/3367]
  • Hostile Environment and Trauma Training [Remote Trauma 2013]
  • Wilderness First Aid Training [Lifesigns 2012]
  • Bsc Hons (1st class) Biological Imaging Derby University 1994-1997
  • Media Foundation (distinction) London College of Printing 1993-1994
  • Music / Art Scholarship Malvern College 1991-1993

Camera Credits 2011 - 2019

  • OUR PLANET - Silverback Films for Netflix, TX 2019
  • HOSTILE PLANET - Plimsoll Productions for National Geographic, TX 2019
  • DANCES WITH THE BIRDS - Silverback Films for Netflix, TX 2019
  • THE FOREST – Blast Films for Channel 4, TX 2019
  • ONE STRANGE ROCK - Nutopia for National Geographic, TX 2018
  • AMAZON VIRTUAL REALITY – Atlantic Productions for Greenpeace, TX 2017
  • H IS FOR HAWK: THE NEXT CHAPTER Mike Birkhead Associates for BBC Natural World , TX 2017
  • ISLANDS IN TIME - Free Spirit Films for Terra Mater Factual Studios, TX National Geographic 2017
  • JUNGLE ANIMAL HOSPITAL - BBC Natural History Unit for BBC Natural World, TX 2016
  • FORCES OF NATURE - BBC Science (London) for BBC 1, TX 2016
  • EARTHS NATURAL WONDERS - BBC Science (Glasgow) for BBC 2, TX 2015
  • THE HUNT - Silverback Films for BBC 1, TX  2015
  • THE QUEENS GARDEN - Oxford Scientific Films for ITV, TX 2014
  • GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL - Arcadia Stage for Arcadia & BBC 1 TX, June 2014 (& 2013)
  • BATMAN OF MEXICO - Wildscreen and Jackson Hole award winner Windfall Films for BBC Natural World, TX 2014
  • VULTURES - BEAUTY IN THE BEAST - Halcyon Media for BBC Natural World, TX 2014
  • GREAT BRITISH YEAR - BBC Natural History Unit for BBC 1, TX 2013
  • ORANGUTANS - THE GREAT APE ESCAPE - BBC Natural History Unit for BBC Natural World, TX 2013
  • HOW TO WIN THE GRAND NATIONAL – RTS nominated for camerawork - Oxford Scientific Films for Channel 4, TX 2013
  •  AFRICA - BAFTA nominated for camerawork - BBC Natural History Unit for BBC 2, TX 2012
  • CHIMPANZEE - Great Ape productions for Disney Nature – worldwide cinematic release, 2012.
  • NEW FOREST: A YEAR IN THE WILD - BBC Natural History Unit for BBC 2, TX 2012
  • SECRETS OF OUR LIVING PLANET - BBC Natural History Unit for BBC 2, TX 2012
  •  INSIDE NATURES GIANTS: JUNGLE SPECIAL - Windfall Films for Channel 4, TX 2012
  • HELIGAN: SECRETS OF THE LOST GARDENS - Halcyon Media for BBC Natural World, TX 2011
  • HUMAN PLANET - BBC Natural History Unit for BBC 1, TX 2011
  • MONKEY LIFE - Primate Planet Productions for Channel 5 / Discovery, TX multi-series ongoing

Selected Credits 2008 to 2010

  • THE MONKEY EATING EAGLE OF THE ORINOCO - Ice Wolf  for BBC Natural World, TX 2010
  • LIVING WITH MONKEYS - Indus Films for BBC 2, TX 2009
  • LIFE - EMMY award for Outstanding Cinematography - BBC Natural History Unit for BBC 1, TX 2009
  • BRUCE PARRY’S AMAZON - Indus Films for BBC, TX 2008
  • CLIMBING THE GIANTS - Leopard Films for Channel 5, TX 2008

Selected Credits 1997 to 2008

PLANET EARTHBBC 1  /  LIFE IN THE UNDERGROWTH – BBC 2  /  LIFE OF MAMMALS – BBC 1  /  DEADLY 60 – BBC 1  /  SPRINGWATCH – BBC 2  /  DEEP JUNGLE – ITV  /  JUNGLES – BBC 1  /  NATURE OF BRITAIN – BBC 2  /  WILD AFRICA – BBC 1  /  THE MUMMY Universal Productions motion picture – worldwide cinematic release