"It's hard to describe your first experience of being surrounded by hundreds of marine giants that have never seen a human being. I had filmed whales before, but this was on a scale I could never have imagined. The water was beautifully clear, and each time I spun around, I could see seven or eight massive animals."
One of the ocean’s most charismatic and well-known travellers of the high seas, humpback whales have come back from the brink of extinction thanks mainly to the efforts of the environmental movement started in the 1950's.
Comparable to their terrestrial counterparts, kelp forests supply refuge and nourishment for an astounding assortment of marine life. Playing a crucial role in carbon sequestration and climate change mitigation, kelp forests are progressively receiving the protection they deserve to thrive.
Plausibly the most iconic yet misunderstood shark species, Great Whites are supremely tenacious animals with a surprisingly conservative nature. Widely protected from exploitation, these mysterious sharks fear only one other animal on the planet besides humans - Orcas.
Proclaimed by the beloved Sir David Attenborough as the most extraordinary gathering of predators on the planet, this annual range extension of sardines and mackerel up the east coast of South Africa generates a marine hunting spectacle that is hard to surpass.
With their tremendous brainpower and finesse of the hunt, bottlenose dolphins spend a vast amount of time socialising and fostering bonds with other pod members. And what better activity for a bottlenose than with an adrenalising, collective surf!
Blacktip sharks, a species of requiem shark, are abundantly dispersed throughout tropical waters worldwide. They are most famed for their distinctive fins capped with black colouration and torpedo-shaped bodies that often magnificently burst and spin out of the sea.
My Octopus Teacher takes viewers into a world few humans have ever seen. In 2010, debilitated by adrenal fatigue, Craig began free diving in a freezing underwater forest at the tip of Africa. As the icy water re-energised him, he started to film his experiences and in time, a curious young octopus captured his attention.
Discover how our incredible living planet operates. See how sunlight, weather, ocean currents and volcanoes all work together in an intricate balancing act to shape and support the great diversity of life on Planet Earth.
Animal is an American nature documentary series made for Netflix.The series is narrated by Anthony Mackie and features Bryan Cranston, Rebel Wilson, Rashida Jones, and Pedro Pascal.It follows the world's most magnificent creatures, capturing never-before-seen moments, both heartwarming and extreme.
Echo, a young Pacific bottlenose dolphin, seems more interested in exploring his coral reef home and its inhabitants than learning to survive in it, but lessons from his family may encourage Echo to master his vital role in the marine community.
African elephant Shani and her spirited son Jomo set out on an epic journey with their herd, traveling hundreds of miles across the vast Kalahari Desert from the Okavango delta to the Zambezi River.
Working on an under-ice sequence for the Netflix Our Oceans series, for the Arctic program.
On assignment for Netflix, filming for the Netflix Oceans series which is currently in production and should be released in 2024.
Deep in a smack of jellyfish while filming for the Apple TV Underwater Screensaver Project, which was produced by Jonathan Smith and the BBC Natural History Unit.
BAFTA Awards, with Ted Giffords, Best Cinematography for a Documentary Series for Blue Planet 2.
Filming Spinner Dolphins off the coast of Costa Rica for the High Seas episode of Our Planet, Netflix with producer Hugh Pearson for Silverback Films.
In the Great African Kelp Forests, filming for the Green Forest Episode of Blue Planet 2, for producers Joe Stevens and Katherine Jeffs, with Craig Foster, John Chambers and Dan Beecham.