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Internationally experienced cameraman specializing in blue-chip natural history documentaries, reality and adventure travel shows. I have spent the majority of the past eight years in the field working on various National Geographic, BBC, Smithsonian and other independent films.

Recent Credentials.

Freedom From Addiction – Web Series
Online Educational Video.
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa.
Production Company: Global Boundary (PTY) Ltd & Healing Choices South Africa. Position: Camera, Director, Producer, Editor.

Duration: October 2017 – Ongoing Equipment: Canon Mk 3, Zoom H6 Recorder.

Dorahs Ark – Wings of Inspiration Care Centre
Online Promotional Marketing Video.
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa.
Production Company: Global Boundary (PTY) Ltd.
Position: Director of Photography and Online/Offline Editor. Duration: July 2017

Equipment: Canon 700d, Zoom H6 Recorder, Tokino 11 – 16mm 2.8, Canon 24 – 105 2.8.

“Lorato Project”
Blue Chip Natural History Documentary. (Due for broadcast late 2018)
Location: Botswana.
Production Company: Off The Fence / Vulcan Productions.
Position: Cameraman.
Duration: April 2017 – June 2017.
Equipment: Canon ME20, Sony FS7, Omni Gopro VR, A7Smk11 VR, Soundfield SPS200, Sound Device 788

Rhino Dollar (2017)
Investigative Documentary. (Due for broadcast July 2018) Location: Mozambique and South Africa.
Production Company: TV Presse (French)
Position: Cameraman.
Duration: March 2017 – April 2017.
Equipment: Sony FS7 with zeiss primes.

One Strange Rock (2016)
Blue Chip Natural History Documentary. (Due for broadcast late 2018) National Geographic International.
Location: Kasanka National Park, Zambia.
Production Company: Nutopia UK
Position: Aerial Camera Gimbal Operations.
Straw-coloured fruit bat aerial sequence and requests.
Duration: November 2016 – December 2016.
Equipment: RED Scarlet-W, DJI Matrice.

Corporate Marketing (2016)
In-house and online corporate marketing film for the mining industry. Client: Ivan Hoe Mining Corporation.
Production Company: Black Light Productions
Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Position: Director of Photography.
Equipment: Sony A7S mk11 HDSLR Rig.

TV Commercial (2016)
Mochachos food chain.
South African broadcasting channels.
Production Company: Kaugoomi
Location: Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. Position: Focus Puller
Equipment: Sony FS7 with zeiss primes.

Wild Africa: Rivers of Life (2016)
Blue Chip Natural History Documentary. (Due for broadcast mid 2017) Animal Planet.
Production Company: Aquavision Television Productions.
Location: Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Position: Director of Photography.
Episode 1 Okavango River.
Duration: April 2016 – April 2016 (1 Month).
Equipment: Sony F55, canon 50 – 1000mm

Safari Brothers – Season 1 - Pickup shoot (2016)
Natural History / Reality Documentary, 6 episodes 50minutes.
National Geographic International.
Production Company: Symbio Studios, Washington.
Location: Botswana.
Position: Camera Department.
Duration: March 2016 – March 2016 (1 month).
Awards: 2017 Telly Silver Award for best Nature/Wildlife TV program and best editing. Equipment: Sony FS7, Sony A7S, Hyperlapse Syrp, Gopro 4, Bushnell camera traps.

Wild Africa: Rivers of Life (2016)
Blue Chip Natural History Documentary. (Due for broadcast mid 2017) Animal Planet
Production Company: Aquavision Television Productions.
Location: Sabie Sands, Mpumalanga.
Position: Director of Photography.
Episode 4 Sand River.
Duration: January 2016 – February 2016 (1 Month).
Equipment: Sony F55, canon 50 – 1000mm.

Safari Brothers – Season 1 (2015).
Natural History / Reality Documentary, 6 episodes 50minutes.
National Geographic International.
Production Company: Symbio Studios, Washington.
Location: Botswana.
Position: Camera Department.
Duration: October 2015 – November 2015 (1 month).
Awards: 2017 Telly Silver Award for best Nature/Wildlife TV program and best editing. Equipment: Sony FS7, Sony A7S, Hyperlapse Syrp, Gopro 4, Bushnell camera traps.

Legend Hunter – Jesus The New Evidence (2015). History Documentary, 1 episode 50 minutes. Travel Channel International.
Production Company: Earth Touch USA

Location: Israel and Jordon.
Position: Second Camera
Duration: August 2015 – September 2015 (2 months) Equipment: Sony FS7.

Legend Hunter – Sodom and Gomorrah (2015). History Documentary, 1 episode 50 minutes. Travel Channel International.
Production Company: Earth Touch USA Location: Israel and Jordon.

Position: Second Camera
Duration: August 2015 – September 2015 (2 months). Equipment: Sony FS7.

 

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Internationally experienced camera operator / camera assistant specializing in blue-chip natural history documentaries, reality and adventure travel shows. Available for freelance and contractual projects. Contact me for more info. Thanks

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