Films & Awards
Filmmaking Career – 1988 to present
|2015||Hyaenas and Leopards. Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Talent.|
|2015 – 2016||Storm Cats. Cinematographer. National Geographic.|
|2013||Life Story. Cinematographer. BBC.|
|2011-2013||MAN CHEETAH WILD. Director, Producer, Cinematographer, Talent. Discovery Channel.|
|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.
|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.|
|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
||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
Gold Certificate for Cinematography in the Wildlife Category (Impala – Basic
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
Merit Award: Cinematography, International Wildlife Film Festival, USA (Stalking
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)
|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
|1997||South African Society of Cinematographers: Visible Spectrum Award for
Cinematography in the Wildlife Category (Beauty and the Beasts)