Roger Horrocks | SUBDocument

Underwater cameraman specializing in filming dynamic marine animals and events, including dolphins, whales, sharks, rays, seals and baitballs.

Roger Horrocks is a wildlife cameraman and photographer whose speciality is to shoot underwater sequences for documentaries and features. 

TRIMIX and Cave qualified on the Evolution Rebreather to 100m. Owns and maintains a 6K RED Epic Dragon Underwater Cinema System and a Nikon D800 Underwater Stills and Video System, with Keldan Lights.

In 2009 teamed up with Didier Noirot and the Foster Brothers/NHU Africa to shoot a documentary about diving with Nile Crocodiles in the Okavango Delta, Botswana premiered on Animal Planet in April 2010, and won Best Underwater Cinematography at the 2010 BLUE Oceans Film Festival in California. The film was also nominated for Best Cinematography at the 2011 Emmy Awards. 

The sequel to this film, “Touching the Dragon”, which explores one mans extraordinary relationship with an American crocodile in Costa Rica, premiered on the National Geographic Channel in July 2013 as part of the society’s 125 Anniversary Celebrations.

During 2013  worked as the principal underwater cameraman on the John Downer Productions “Dolphins: Spy in the Pod” series, logging over 100 days at sea filming bottle-nose dolphins in Mozambique and Honduras.

To download Roger’s resume as a pdf, click here…

Cinematography Credits


EarthFlight 3D

1 x 90mins. Produced by John Downer Productions for the BBC



Earthflight 3D" was produced by John Downer Productions for the BBC. It features the best sequences from the award winning series Earthflight, reshot in 3D.


Touching the Dragon

1 x 52mins. Acquired by National Geographic Channel, USA. First flighted January 2012. Filmed and Directed by Craig and Damon Foster for NHU Africa. Co-produced and presented by Roger Horrocks.

"Touching the Dragon" tells the story of Chito and Potcho.


Into the Dragons Lair

1 x 52mins produced by Craig and Damon Foster for NHU Africa. Acquired by Animal Planet, USA. First flighted in 2010. Underwater Cameraman and Co-Presenters - Didider Noirot and Roger Horrocks

Into the Dragons Lair tells the story of Didier Noirot's quest to dive and film Nile crocodiles in the Okavango Delta.


The Great Tide

1 x 52mins. Produced by Hugh Pearson for the BBC, part of series "Nature's Great Events. First flighted January 2010. Assistant Cameraman - Roger Horrocks

"The Great Tide", produced by Hugh Pearson, documents the sardine run that occurs off the east coast of South Africa during the winter months of June and July.