FILMOGRAPHY

  • Town Square (2019) - Director of Photography - Feature Doc

  • Sumatran Rhino Sanctuary (2018) - Director of Photography - National Geographic Society

  • Moving Giants (2018) - Director of Photography - Co-Director - De Beers Group, African Peace Parks Foundation

  • Planet of the Whales (2018) - Cinematographer - National Geographic

  • Resurface (2017) – Director of Photography, Co-Producer – Netflix Original Short Documentary

  • The Mighty Northwest (2018) - Golden Coast - Cinematographer - Red Rock Films for Nat Geo Wild

  • The Mighty Northwest (2018) - Rise of the Redwood Giants - Cinematographer - Red Rock Films for Nat Geo Wild

  • The Mighty Northwest (2018) - Under the Volcano - Cinematographer - Red Rock Films for Nat Geo Wild

  • The Mighty Northwest (2018) - Glacier Land - Cinematographer - Red Rock Films for Nat Geo Wild

  • Big Cats Initiative (2017) - Director of Photography - National Geographic, BCI

  • Circles (2018) - Feature Documentary

  • Lens of Time (2016) – Director of Photography – California Academy of Sciences bioGraphic

  • Trophic Cascades (2016) – Director of Photography – Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

  • The Wild West: Mountains (2015) – Cinematographer – BBC 2

  • Big Pacific (2015) – Cinematographer – NHNZ

  • Behind the Lens with Annie Griffiths (2015) – Cinematographer – Forevermark

  • Keeping Country (2015) – Writer, Producer – Independent Documentary, Marine Ventures Foundation

  • Electric Amazon (2015) – Director of Photography, Field Producer – Smithsonian Channel

  • Digging for Diversity: Paleobiology of Extinction (2014) – Director of Photography – Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

  • Watch Hunger Stop (feat. Halley Berry) (2014) – Second Camera – Michael Kors/National Geographic Creative

  • Animal R&R (2014) – Producer, Director of Photography – KPBS (San Diego)

  • Renewal (2014) – Producer, Cinematographer – Raise the River Campaign

  • Urban Jungle (2014) – Cinematographer – National Geographic

  • Wild, Wild West: Coasts; Deserts (2013) – Cinematographer – National Geographic

  • Quest (2013) – Cinematographer – PBS

  • Freedom’s Ring (2012) – Director of Photography – Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute at Stanford

  • Southeastern Rivers (2012) – Cinematographer – National Science Foundation

  • Untamed Americas: Deserts (2012) – Second Camera – National Geographic

  • The Bear Whisperer Returns (2011) – Director of Photography, Field Producer – Animal Planet

  • Bear Pilgrims (2010) – Cinematographer – Pilot Episode

  • Big Sky Bears (2008) – Cinematographer – BBC Wild Nature

  • Animal Witness: Leopard Shark Poachers; Gang Dogs (2008) – Cinematographer – Animal Planet

  • Riverwebs (2005) – Director of Photography – PBS

  • The Last Run (2005) – Producer, Director of Photography – Student Thesis on Salmon in the Pacific Northwest

AWARDS

  • Best Limited Short Series for Lens of Time (2016-2017) - Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2017

  • Special Jury Mention for Resurface (2017) - Tribeca Film Festival 2017

  • Audience Choice Award for Documentary for Resurface (2017) - San Luis Obispo International Film Festival 2017

  • Golden Gate Award for Resurface (2017) - San Francisco International Ocean Film Festival 

  • Regional Emmy for KQED's Spark: Our Creative Nature (2016-2017) - Northern California Area

  • Regional Emmy for KQED's Bleak Beauty: The Photography of David Maisel (2015-2016)  - Northern California Area

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