Summary

I'm a freelance Shooter/Producer who's worked in some of the toughest environments in the world, thinking out of the box and producing jaw-dropping sequences for internationally distributed series.

Credits

10/15 – 4/16

Assistant Producer (Self Shooting) Fierce

ITV — Reality/Doc (TV) — Shiver / ITV Details
10/15 – 4/16

Setting up and shooting 2nd camera for this exciting 6 episode around-the-world natural history adventure series: • Guyana - Deep in the jungle interiors, Steve finds giant bird-eating spiders, stingrays and electric eels • Mexico - A remote bat cave, lush jungle and sharks lurking just off the coast • Indonesia - Swimming with Komodo dragons, a snake-eating snake and a vibrant underwater world • Australia - Snakes, snakes and more snakes! And the deadliest jellyfish on the planet • South Africa - Charging rhinos, sleeping out in the open in lion country and wild dogs • Namibia - Hidden spiders, glowing scorpions and desert dunes

8/15 – 10/15

Assistant Producer (Self Shooting) Paul O'Grady's Animal Orphans 3

ITV — Reality/Doc (TV) — Shiver / ITV Details
8/15 – 10/15

Shooting 2nd Camera, sourcing contributors and shoot set up. Animal lover Paul O’Grady returns for a third series of Animal Orphans but he’s not off to Africa. For the first time, Paul heads further east, to Borneo. He finds out what is being done to support the survival of endangered species to give an insight into the important work being done by dedicated teams of experts and the challenges they face. Paul encounters orang-utans, turtles, and gibbons amongst others, who are being hand-raised or helped by people. Some of the animals he meets are orphans because of humans. Their parents having been killed when their natural habitat of the rainforest was destroyed to make way for palm crops. Paul gets hands-on straight away, helping to care for and rehabilitate the animals.

6/15 – 7/15

Assistant Producer (Self Shooting) Forces of Nature with Brian Cox

BBC — Reality/Doc (TV) — BBC Factual London Details
6/15 – 7/15

Professor Brian Cox combines some of the most spectacular sights on Earth with our deepest understanding of the universe to reveal how the planet's beauty is created by just a handful of forces. I followed the 'bloom' of giant mayflies along the Tisza river in Hungary in a small team, a fast-paced shoot and constantly on the move. Sound recording on Ares Bb+ and shooting on A7s and 1DC. Paul encounters orang-utans, turtles, and gibbons amongst others, who are being hand-raised or helped by people. Some of the animals he meets are orphans because of humans. Their parents having been killed when their natural habitat of the rainforest was destroyed to make way for palm crops. Paul gets hands-on straight away, helping to care for and rehabilitate the animals.

3/15 – 7/15

Assistant Producer (Self Shooting) The Woman with No Face

Reality/Doc (TV) — Captive Minds / Channel 5 Details
3/15 – 7/15

Shooting AP (1st/2nd camera) on groundbreaking surgical doc, filming 28-hour surgical operation and follow up. Following the story of beauty queen and young mum Tambudzai Makinzi – Tambu to friends and family – as she undergoes a pioneering operation here in the UK to remove a giant 2kg tumour which has destroyed her face, taken her eyesight and robbed her of her sense of smell. In a desperate attempt to save her life, Tambu travelled 6000 miles from her home in Cape Town to London to meet an extraordinary surgeon: Professor Iain Hutchinson. The Professor is known throughout the world for taking on cases nobody else will tackle and set up the research charity Saving Faces, funding pioneering development into facial trauma and disease, and he agreed to take on the operation free of charge.

3/14 – 7/14

Assistant Producer Clipper Round the World Yacht Race: The Race of their Lives 1

BBC — Reality/Doc (TV) — 1080 Media Details
3/14 – 7/14

Cameraman aboard Teams Garmin, Henri Lloyd, OneDLL and Great Britain of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race between Qingdao, China and London, UK. Battling 50' waves in the North Pacific, working solo aboard ship and as part of a crew ashore to capture the incredible stories behind the world's longest yacht race. Sony PMW-100/200/500; Cutting/assembling onboard using AVID.

8/13 – 9/13

Assistant Producer David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive

SKY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Atlantic Productions
8/13 – 9/13

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Education

Class of '10

University of Exeter

MSc Evolutionary and Behavioural Ecology
Class of '06

University of British Columbia

BSc Earth and Ocean Science

My Gear

  • Sony A7s Mk 1

Affiliations

  • BECTU

Skills

  • Camera
  • Camera Op
  • Desert
  • Editing
  • GoPro
  • Hidden camera
  • Interview
  • Jungle
  • minicam
  • Ocean
  • Producer
  • Remote Environments
  • Sea
  • Sea Survival
  • Self Shooting
  • Shooter
  • Shooter/Producer
  • Sound recording
  • Stills
  • Wildlife