|Filmmaker, producer, climber to
North Col (7000m).
I was born in London, but now I live in the Netherlands.
After studying film, media and television. I went on to
studying camera operation and producing at the National film
and television school in the UK. I am a proud member of the
Guild of Television cameramen… and will be honoured to be
writing a feature article of the Guilds magazine ‘Zerb’ on
filming this amazing project.
I am a qualified geologist and mountain leader [mltb],
which ties in nicely
With my production company:
with ethical film making within the following genres…
Travel, adventure, exploration and the natural world.
I have travelled extensively throughout Europe, Russia,
Canada, New Zealand, Bali, Turkey, Australia, Greenland,
Iceland and Nepal. He has also spent a season on the ice in
Antarctica, which was really cool… literally
I am a keen photographer and a passionate
environmentalist. Have also run [plodded] two London
marathons 04.13 hrs…
|For the past 16 years I have
been heading toward the hills, mostly in the amazing
Scottish highlands, especially in winter.
I however, love the extra thrill of travelling to the
greater ranges… I have climbed on Mt Elbrus and Mt Blanc,
have trekked in Antarctica which was amazing, but the
hardest thing I have ever done was a month long unsupported
Trans crossing from the South to the North of Iceland. It
was about 275 kms and included some 85 km on Vatnajökull,
the largest glacier in Europe, boy was I tied, but really
enjoyed it !
Favorite place in the world
|Hmm… Each place has its
different attractions and whom you meet there…But as a
Western country I love N.Z especially Sth Island, apart from
that Nepal has to be there at the top for me. Its geology,
its nature and its people leave a lasting impression on the
Best day of
Hmm a very hard question…but this memory stays with me above
I was lying on my belly, tied to a 100m height
sea stack in a North Atlantic gale filming puffins !
This was an amazing day as started with a dawn helicopter
ride. I was winched off to this stack as part of a
documentary film about the Faeroe Islands. I was anchored on
to the granite stack with salt spray lashing me and my
camera for about six hours, then as I could see my ride back
approaching on the horizon a puffin landed 30cm from my lens
If I can capture and tell this story, so that it will motive
people’s spirit of adventure and drive them to climb their
own Everest, then we have succeeded as filmmakers.
What should be the audience's reaction after seeing the
And leave a lasting impression on their mind… and reach
for their pockets and support the cause.
want to share?
| Yes… I have belief and it’s
one that I really do feel passionate about…
Respect, tolerance and understanding breeds only more
respect, tolerance and understanding…Fear, ignorance and
hatred only breeds …War!