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“IT’S NOT ABOUT THE CAMERA…”

Films & Awards

Filmmaking Career – 1988 to present

In Production

2015 Hyaenas and Leopards. Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Talent.
2015 – 2016 Storm Cats. Cinematographer. National Geographic.

Previous Productions

2013 Life Story. Cinematographer. BBC.
2011-2013 MAN CHEETAH WILD. Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Talent. Discovery Channel. A Dog's Life
2006-2012 Lioness in Exile – Director, Producer, Cinematographer. St.Thomas Productions.
2005-2011 A Dog’s Life – Director, Producer, Cinematographer. Earthtouch Productions
2005-2008 Safari Sisters – Director, Executive Producer. Animal Planet.
2005-2006 Hyaena Queen – Director, Producer, Cinematographer. National Geographic Channel.
2002-2004 Predators at War – Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Talent. National Geographic Channel.
2000-2001 Stalking Leopards – Director, Producer, Cinematographer. National Geographic Explorer.
2000-2001 Living with Leopards – Producer. National Geographic Explorer
2000 Africa’s Deadly Dozen – Cinematographer. Tigress Productions.
1998-1999 Impala – Basic Instincts – (a/k/a/ Fast Food, Discovery, USA broadcast)
Director/cinematographer. Survival Anglia production, UK.
1998 Giraffe Special – Cinematographer. BBC production.
1997 Fleeting Shadows and Flying Hooves (antelope) – Cinematographer.
Zebra Film Productions, UK.
1996-1997 Black-Jack, High Stakes (black-backed jackal) – Director, Cinematographer.
Survival Anglia production, UK.
1996 Holly Hunter and Cheetah – Natural history cinematographer. Tigress Productions, UK.
1996 Crocodile Special – Cameraman. BBC production.
1995 Manyeleti, Place of Stars (Manyeleti Game Reserve, South Africa)
Cameraman. Nature Conservation Films, Netherlands.
1995 Dawn to Dusk (Series with presenter Jonathan Scott)
Natural history cameraman. BBC production.
1993 Boy Shaman (feature film) -Cameraman (35mm shoot). John Downer Productions, UK.
1993-1994 Beauty and the Beasts (leopard and warthog) – Cameraman.
National Geographic production. Emmy Nomination.
1992 Wild Horses of the Namib – Cameraman. National Geographic production.
1991-1992 Strandwolf, Survivors of the Skeleton Coast (brown hyaenas). Cameraman. BBC and National Geographic co-production.
1989 Trials of Life – The Series – Assistant cameraman. BBC production.
1988 –1990 The Sisterhood, (spotted hyaenas) -Assistant cameraman.
BBC production.

Photographic Publications

2001 National Geographic Magazine – Tracking the Leopard. 14-page cover story.
2001 World Magazine – published by National Geographic Society. 4-page highlight of Stalking Leopards production.

Awards

2014 MAN CHEETAH WILD – nominated for “Best Presenter-led film”. 2014 Wildscreen Panda Awards.
2012 Veolia Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards.
Winner of the Gerald Durell Award for Endangered Species.
2006 Hyenas at War – nominated for an Emmy Award.
Hyena Queen – The Chris Statuette Award, 54th Annual Columbus International Film and Video Festival
2005
Predators at War – Winner of 2 Emmy Awards
Most Outstanding Science and Natural History Progam Animation
2003 South African Society of Cinematographers:
Visible Spectrum Award for Cinematography in the Wildlife Category (Stalking
Leopards)
Gold Certificate for Cinematography in the Wildlife Category (Impala – Basic
Instincts)
Stalking Leopards was nominated at the 2003 Japan Wildlife Festival.
AGFA Wildlife & Environment Photographic Awards: 1st Place, Portrait Category; one in
Top 50; another Highly Commended.
2002 Stalking Leopards – Winner of an Emmy Award and a second Emmy nomination
Finalist Award: Best TV Program Category, International Wildlife Film Festival, USA
(Stalking Leopards)
Merit Award: Cinematography, International Wildlife Film Festival, USA (Stalking
Leopards)
AGFA Wildlife & Environment Photographic Awards: 3rd Place, Mammals Category;
2 Photographs in the Top 50; another Highly Commended.
2001 Chris Awards: Silver Chris Award (Stalking Leopards) for scientific content
1999 Toyama Ptarmigan Award, Japan Wildlife Festival (Beauty and the Beasts)

Emmy Nomination (Beauty and the Beasts)
BG plc/BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition: Highly Commended Photograph; 1st Place, Dusk to Dawn Category
AGFA Wildlife & Environment Photographic Awards: 2nd Place, Mammals Category; & a
Top 50

1998 AGFA Wildlife & Environment Photographic Awards: Overall Winner –
AGFA Wildlife Photographer of the Year
BG plc/BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition: Highly Commended
Photograph
1997 South African Society of Cinematographers: Visible Spectrum Award for
Cinematography in the Wildlife Category (Beauty and the Beasts)