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Cinematography nomination for 'Antarctica' feature film

Cinematography nomination for ‘Antarctica’ feature film

August 5th, 2021

Antarctica, a feature film by BBC Studios, has been nominated for Cinematography at the prestigious Jackson Hole Media Awards, huge congrats to the whole camera team and the fantastic production team – the film has also picked up nominations in the Educational category and for Best Musical Score. I spent 2 wonderful months filming for […] Read more »
EMMY nomination for Cinematography

EMMY nomination for Cinematography

July 30th, 2021

The National Geographic feature ‘The Hidden Kingdoms of China’ has received a nomination for best documentary cinematography. It seems like a very long time ago that I filmed for this – two sequences; Golden Snub Nosed Monkeys and the bizarre and wonderful Emei Moustached Toad. Huge congrats to the other cinematographers who worked on the […] Read more »
Upcoming films and Panda award

Upcoming films and Panda award

December 27th, 2020

There are a couple of film projects that I have been involved with coming up over Christmas and the New Year. The first is a film in the Dynasties series, this time about meerkats in the Kalahari, Botswana. This is broadcast on the 28th December at 19.30 on BBC1. The BBC webpage, with clips and […] Read more »
Awards and nominations 2020

Awards and nominations 2020

July 23rd, 2020

Some great news from the major awards this year; Seven Worlds One Planet was awarded the BAFTA for best factual cinematography and has just been nominated for Best Series as Wildscreen. Dynasties has also just been nominated for Best Series at Wildscreen and Dynasites: Chimpanzee has been nominated for Best Cinematography at Wildscreen. Read more »
BBC1, Seven Worlds, One Planet broadcast

BBC1, Seven Worlds, One Planet broadcast

October 29th, 2019

The series I’ve spent much of the last two years working on, Seven Worlds, One Planet, is now being broadcast on BBC1 – the website, with clips, behind the scenes stories and schedules is here I was lucky enough to film sequences across the whole series including Weddell Seals in Antarctica, Humbolt Penguins in Chile, […] Read more »
Nominations for Dynasties 'Chimpanzee'

Nominations for Dynasties ‘Chimpanzee’

August 12th, 2019

BBC1’s Dynasties ‘Chimpanzee’ has been nominated for editing and cinematography from over 1,000 international entries at the Jackson Hole Wildlife film festival, we’ve also been nominated for ‘Best Natural History Documentary’ at the prestigious Grierson Awards. Testament to a great team, and a very special chimpanzee.   Read more »
Green Planet & Frozen Planet II

Green Planet & Frozen Planet II

July 11th, 2019

I’ve recently started filming for two major landmark series being produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. Frozen Planet II continues the pattern of revisiting and updating historical BBC landmark series. It’s 10 years since the original Frozen Planet – this new series explores the earth’s cold regions using the best of contemporary film-making techniques. […] Read more »
Dynasties; Tiger broadcast

Dynasties; Tiger broadcast

December 8th, 2018

The final film of BBC1’s Dynasties series, Tiger, will be broadcast at 8pm on Sunday 9th December. This is the second Dynasties film that I worked on, and I spent two and a half years on my life alternating between filming in India for Tiger and Senegal for Chimpanzee. The two films were very different beasts, literally […] Read more »
Dynasties Broadcast

Dynasties Broadcast

November 9th, 2018

  It’s been a long time coming, but Dynasties, the series that I’ve spent most of the last three years working on, is starting on Sunday 11th November at 8.30 on BBC1. There are five films and I filmed the first; Chimpanzee, and the last; Tiger. Our aim was to follow an individual animal for two years, documenting […] Read more »
Dynasty series coming soon to BBC1

Dynasty series coming soon to BBC1

September 4th, 2018

It’s been a long time in the making, but the series I spent much of the last three years working on is ready to be broadcast. I filmed all of the tiger film, half of the chimp film and completely fell for both of our key characters. To have had the opportunity to spend so […] Read more »
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