The Work



2019    Surfing with Sharks

 Natural History New Zealand National Geographic USA  

One hour documentary investigating the reasons behind the rising shark attacks on surfers around the world.
 
Producer


2019   #strike4climate

Independent

Feature documentary following five teenagers as they organise the largest climate strike in New Zealand’s history.  Producer Director Cameraman


2019    Great Scenic Train Journeys of the World

BrightSpark   Channel 5 United Kingdom

Following the breath-taking Transalpine rail crossing of New Zealand Alpine range this one hour film explores how the crew and passengers experience one of the world’s greatest journeys.
Producer Director Cameraman


2019    The Story of Rugby

 Desert Road Productions   TNNZ    New Zealand and International Distribution 

A six part series tracing the history of rugby from its roots to the modern day with particular focus on the role of class, race and gender on its formation. 

Edit Producer

               

2019     My Next Challenge

 Sisu Productions Independent feature Documentary  

Alain Robert is the central character of this one hour film exploring the life of the  human Spiderman who has made his name from climbing the world’s tallest buildings.           
Editor


2018     Destination Conservation 

New Generation Group     American Public Broadcasting Service   USA

 Four part series taking teenagers to volunteer with endangered animals in Borneo in the attempt to bring wildlife from the brink of extinction.

Director Producer Cameraman


2018     Intake

Diva Productions   Maori Tv  New Zealand

Based at New Zealand army camp, this seven part observational documentary series  charts the latest batch of raw recruits from arrival to their march out.    

Cameraman   Editor   Edit Producer

2018     Grand Designs

Imagination   TV3   New Zealand  

Headline series following people as they build their dream house while balancing their budget and building regulations.

Cameraman


2017     Wildlife 24

Blink Films    Blue Ant   Canada

Series of natural history films set in the Amazon investigating its ecosystems and animals in the rainforest.

Director Producer Cameraman

 

2017     Spurred On

Gibson Group   TVNZ     New Zealand/Canada

One hour investigative documentary following actor Dean O’Gorman from Auckland  to the fields of Flanders as he pieces together the last hours of four brothers in the battles of Passchendaele.

Director


2017     Man of the Forest

Orangutan Appeal UK   United Kingdom

Campaign documentary for the British charity saving critically endangered orangutans from extinction in the rainforests of Borneo.

Producer Cameraman Editor

 

2017     Islands of the Gulf

Top Shelf    TVNZ    New Zealand

Writer and actress Elizabeth Easter retraces the footsteps of her mother who made New Zealand’s first documentary series in 1964 about the islands in the Hauraki Gulf.

Cameraman

 

2017      China From Above

NHNZ     National Geographic    Smithsonian  China/USA

After China first opened up its skies to aerial footage, National Geographic was allowed to chronicle its remarkable landscapes, and tell the everyday stories of people across this hidden continent.

Director

 

2016     The Kleptocratas

Roast Beef Films    Channel 4   United Kingdom

This undercover documentary follows how the Malaysian Prime Minister was part of the world biggest financial scam incriminating top politicians, Hollwood executives and actor Leonardo Di Caprio.              

Cameraman

  

2016     Arabian Inferno

Blink Films    Blue Planet   Canada/United Kingdom 

Ten part observational documentary series filming Arabia’s hidden and secretive wildlife in their struggle for survival in one of the harshest environments on the planet.

Producer Director Camera

 

2016    Meet the Penguins

Blink Discovery   Animal Planet   United Kingdom

Eight part Observational series following the rehabilitation of injured and orphaned Penguins in South Africa.

Producer Director Camera


2015     Secrets of Wild Australia

Blink Films    Blue Ant   Canada

Twenty part observational documentary series  tracking Australia’s iconic animals in their struggle for survival.

Producer Director Camera

 

2015     The Bachelor New Zealand

Warner Brothers     Eyeworks     TV3   New Zealand

Twenty one women battle it out for the attention of one eligible Bachelor in his search for true love in this sixteen part reality series. 

Edit Director

 

2014     Salvage Hunters

Cineflix    Quest Channel   United Kingdom

On a mission to hunt down forgotten treasures salvage dealer Drew Pritchard scours castles, lock ups and the attics of the UK in this ten part restoration series.

Producer Director

 

2013/14   Meet the Orangutans

Blink Discovery Animal Planet

Eight part Observational documentary series following the rehabilitation of orangutans back into the wild.

Producer Director Camera

 

2012     True Stories – Star Trek

Blink Films   BBC Worldwide  Smithsonian Channel   Arte Five

One hour documentary on the largest multi billion dollar media franchise in history and its influence on science.

Producer Director Camera

 

2012     Classic Car Rescue

Blink Films   Discovery    Channel 5   United Kingdom/Canada

Mechanics Bernie and Mario search for rusting wrecks to turn them back to their former glory.

Producer Director

 

2012       Heaven on Earth

Blink Films   Channel 5   United Kingdom

Ten part upmarket travel series journeying to the most heavenly resorts and locations on Earth.

Camera Producer Director 

 

2011       Freaks and Creeps

National Geographic Television   USA

Series with Zoologist Lucy Cooke discovering the evolutionary path of some of the world's oddest animals.

Producer Director

 

2011       The House of Sloths

Blink Films  Discovery  BBC   United Kingdom

An Observational Documentary at a sloth sanctuary in Costa Rica telling a Romeo and Juliet story of love and hope for one of the cutest and slowest animals known to science.

Camera

 

2010       Haiti’s Miracle Baby

Roast Beef Films    Channel 4   United Kingdom

Extraordinary story of a Haitian baby found by an English surgeon after the 2010 earthquake and the quest to find her true mother.

Camera

 

2010       Invite Mr Wright

Roast Beef Films    Discovery Channel   Singapore

Six part series following traveller Ian Wright as he is invited into the homes of the famous across Asia.

Camera Director Producer Editor

 

2010       Walking the Wall

Roast Beef Films  Independent Feature Documentary   United Kingdom

Activist comedian Mark Thomas walks the entire length of Israel’s 750 kilometre security barrier 

tracing the stories of the people affected on both sides of the West Bank.

Camera Director Producer

 

2009       Setara The Fallen Star

Roast Beef Films   HBO   USA

A film about Setara, the main protagonist in the Afghan Star documentary, coping with the prejudices of being a singer and a mother in Afghanistan.

Camera

 

2009      Vote Afghanistan

Roast Beef TV Channel 4   United Kingdom

Feature documentary on the three main contenders to Hamid Karzai in the fraud ridden Afghan elections.

Camera

 

2009     Psychic Academy

Glasshead Productions   History Channel   United Kingdom

Six parter series following psychic Tony Stockwell training paranormal novices to make contact with the dead.

Director Producer

 

2008     Soho Blues

Folio TV    Channel 5   United Kingdom

Observational Documentary series following London’s Metropolitan Police in Soho’s red light district tackling serious crime and drugs in the heart of the capital’s sex industry.

Editor

 

2008     Rough Guide Ultimate Escapes

Lion TV   Channel Five   United Kingdom

Set in Nicaragua and Venezuela comedian Dom Joly's and Olympian James Cracknell's ultimate destinations.

Cameraman Director Producer

 

2008     Afghan Star

Roast Beef TV   Channel 4   Winner Sundance Festival

Feature length documentary on young people recovering their culture after 30 years of war through Afghanistan’s answer to Pop Idol.

Cameraman

 

2007     Mark and Olly with the Mek

Cicada Films   Discovery   USA

Eight part series with extreme explorers living in the Highlands of West Papua to become part of the Mek tribe.

Producer Director and Camera

 

2006/8   The Deadline

Winner Best Independent Film International Wildlife Film Awards.

One hour independent feature doc following Greenpeace tracking down pirate fishing boats in West Africa.

Director Producer Camera Editor

 

2006/7   Beginner’s Guide to Yoga

Cicada Films   Channel 4

Presenter Jayne Middlemiss’s search for a deeper meaning of Yoga in her voyage to India.

Director Producer

 

2006/7     CSI Wild Shark Finning

Cicada Films   Discovery  Winner Best Environmental Film, Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Awards.

Special eco agent Steve Galster goes undercover to track down the main players in the shark finning industry. 

Director/Producer Camera

 

2005     Reign of Terror

ITN Factual   National Geographic   USA

Three one hour series tracing how mobile phone, video and internet technologies are used by terror groups.

Director Producer

 

2004/5  Snap! A History Of The Paparazzi

Unicorn Productions   Channel 5   United Kingdom

Presented by Andrew Morton this one hour doc follows the rise of the Paparazzi over the last fifty years.

Director Producer

 

2004     Terror Target Britain

ITN   Channel 5   United Kingdom

Drama documentary investigating the threat of terrorist attacks in the UK based on the Al Qaeda training manual.

Director

 

2003      Sort-It-Out-Man

Outline Productions   BBC    United Kingdom

Planet Sorted sends its finest super heroes to Earth to put things right using hidden cameras.

Director

 

2003     Curse of Friends Reunited

Betty TV   Channel 5   United Kingdom

Series of stories set in a one hour documentary, on how Friends Reunited’s website puts a curse on various people’s lives.

Director

 

2003      Bad Boys of Comedy

Chrysalis TV   Channel 5    United Kingdom

Three One Hour films on some of Britain’s most infamous comedians, Jim Davidson, Freddie Starr and Bernard Manning.

Director

2003     Jean Claude Van Damme

 Chrysalis TV    Channel 5    United Kingdom

One hour documentary Biography on the famous Kick Boxing Belgium Hollywood Star.

Director

2002     Animal Tragic

First Circle Films     Channel 5   United Kingdom

One hour documentary profiling extreme modification where people are changing their appearance to look like animals.

Director

2002     The Great Stink

Uden Associates   Channel 5    United Kingdom

History of Sewage disposal in Victorian Britain during the great cholera outbreak presented by Sir Peter Bazalgette.

Producer Director

 

2001/2   Bombay Blush

Brighter Films   BBC2   United Kingdom

Comedy and Entertainment series set in Mumbai exploring mainstream Indian culture.

Series Director

 

2001     Lost

Windfall Films   Channel 4   United Kingdom

Survival Travel Series where teams are left at an unknown location and then race back to London without money or maps. 

Director Camera

 

2000/1   We are Britain. 

Rapido TV  Channel 4   United Kingdom

Documentary on children lives in Britain.

Series Director Editor

 

2000     S Club 7 Go Wild

At it Productions   BBC1   United Kingdom

Series of three documentaries where S Club 7 go in search of endangered animals in South East Asia.

Director

 

1999     Orangina Advert

Leith Agency    Television Commercial   United Kingdom

Three Silver Rose Awards for Best Commercial

Director

 

1999     Art in the National Gallery

2020 Productions    Channel 4   United Kingdom

Five 20 minute programmes for C4 Schools on paintings in London's National Gallery.

Series Director

 

1999     Love.Co.UK

Kudos Productions   Channel 4   United Kingdom

Half hour documentary on the intersection between Love and Technology.

Director

 

1997/8   The Truth About Art

ZCZ Films   Channel 4   United Kingdom

Three one hour films tracing ancient art and its links to contemporary art presented  by Waldemar Januszczak.

Series Director

 

1997     Lonely Planet Guide to Peru

Pilot Productions   Channel 4   United Kingdom

Travelogue from the wildly different terrains and cities of Peru.

Director