FILMOGRAPHY- (Reverse Chronological, not definitive)
- "STREET MAGIC with JB Benn", JUMA ENTERTAINMENT, TRAVEL CHANNEL.
- Camera Operator (Duncan Brake), Shoot Dates: August 07th - 13th 2012.
Follow world famous magician JB Benn as he travels across the world taking his own brand of Street Magic to the various people that he meets along the way whilst exploring the local culture. In this segment JB Benn encounters the people of the Bahamas on the island of Nassau.
Currently in Post Production.
- "SCIENCE MATTERS - EVERGLADES" - SYMBIO STUDIOS, KCPT.
- Director of Photography (Jillian Morris), Dates: June 10th - 15th 2012.
Join a group of teachers from Kansas City, Missouri as Dr. Mike Heithaus has them get their hands on science and research in the Florida Everglades. It is important for teachers to have a first hand experience that they can share with their students in order to enhance the learning experience. Lots of adventures and lots of laughs as these teachers put in long days in the field. Website
- "BERMUDA TRIANGLE" (working title), Darlow Smithson Productions, Discovery America.
- Underwater Videographer & Talent (Jillian Morris) Underwater camera assistant, safety, talent (Duncan Brake), Shoot: May 20th - 24th 2012.
Jillian and Duncan team up with local fishing guides and an aviation crash examiner, hoping to find answers for a woman whose father went missing in the Bermuda Triangle. They explore several unidentified plane wrecks in search of clues that might bring closure to the family, and also try and use science to explain the many dissapearences in the triangle.
In Post Production
- "HOW TO SURVIVE A DISASTER MOVIE with Eric Lampaert", Super Hero TV, Channel 5, UK.
- Underwater Videographer, guide & talent (Jillian Morris), In water safety and talent (Duncan Brake) Shoot Dates: May 26th 2012.
Follow British Comedian Eric Lampaert as he visits Bimini to dive with sharks and figure out myth versus fact in the movie Jaws. After trying to put his survival skills to the test on a desert island, Duncan and Jillian put Eric face to face with some large sharks as he discovers the reality of these amazing animals. Eric's Website.
- "HOW JAWS CHANGED THE WORLD", SHARK WEEK, DISCOVERY CHANNEL, Waddell Media.
- Underwater Videographer (Duncan Brake), Location Coordinator (Jillian Morris) Shoot Dates: April 2012.
In honor of Shark Week’s 25th anniversary, Wendy Benchley takes a look at how Jaws, the movie impacted global perceptions of sharks. The widow of Jaw’s author Peter Benchley and her team, travel to Bimini to see what is being done to protect sharks and their mangrove habitat and immerse themsleves in the sharks environment. Click here for trailer.
- "WHALE WARS", "SEASON 5", "OPERATION DIVINE WIND", LTP, ANIMAL PLANET.
- Director of Photography & Producers (Duncan Brake & Jillian Morris), Shoot Dates: November 27th 2011 - January 22nd 2012.
Join Sea Shepherd Captain Paul Watson and his eco warriors as they battle against whaling in Antarctica for another season of ANIMAL PLANETS Emmy nominated series; Whale Wars. The M/V “Brigitte Bardot” gets hit by a 30ft rogue wave and the race is on to not only save the whales, but also the crew of the damaged vessel. Click here for online content
- "THE EVERGLADES", (Interactive kiosk), Symbio Studios, Museum of Discovery, Miami.
- Underwater and topside Videographer (Jillian Morris), Shoot Dates: October 2nd - 06th 2011.
Join Dr. Mike Heithaus and his Florida International University Phd students as they capture alligators, tag bull sharks and electro fish in the Florida Everglades. Discover how scientists are able to track and learn about these creatures in their natural environment. Available at interactive kiosks at the Museum of Discovery.
- "WHALE WARS","SPECIAL","VIKING SHORES" (6 part series), LTP, ANIMAL PLANET.
- Directors of Photography (Duncan Brake & Jillian Morris), Shoot Dates: July 12th - September 01st 2011.
In this spin off series of the Emmy-nominated Whale Wars on Animal Planet. We join Captain Paul Watson and his motley crew of Sea Shepherds aboard the "Steve Irwin" and the "Brigit Bardot", (previously "Gojira") in six action packed episodes as they patrol the waters of the Faroe Islands in an attempt to stop the slaughter of Pilot Whales and change the hearts and minds of the Faroese people. Click here for online content.
- "SCHOOL OF THE WORLD - THE LEARNING EXPERIENCE", (Series Pilot) School of the World.
- Underwater Videographers (Duncan Brake & Jillian Morris), Shoot Dates: May 08th - 14th May 2011.
Join globe-trotting photographer Zach McDuffie —founder of a school for travelers in Costa Rica and an expert on learning vacations — along with co-host and international model Natazha Aiken as they seek out the world’s most fascinating workshops, retreats and fantasy camps. In this pilot the team learns to photograph sharks, dolphins and sting rays in the Bahamas. Teaser Trailer.
- "THAT'S AMAZING - KILLER KITTIES", (Interactive text books) Symbio Studios, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
- Underwater and Topside camera Operator (Jillian Morris), Shoot Dates: February 18th - 02nd March 2011.
This episode featured Dr. M. Heithaus exploring Project Eden in Shark Bay, Australia. "That's amazing", looks at the problem with invasive species and how scientists of the park are preventing these animals from devestating the populations of the native species. Additional footage was shot of the shark , turtle and ray tagging-to be used in future episodes.
Preview available soon.
- "WHALE WARS","SEASON 4","OPERATION NO COMPROMISE" (10 part series), LTP, ANIMAL PLANET.
- Camera Operator (Duncan Brake), Shoot Dates: November 27th 2010 - March 06th 2011.
The EMMY nominated fourth season of Whale Wars on Animal Planet. Once again, we join Captain Paul Watson and his motley crew of Sea Shepherds aboard the "Bob Barker", "Steve Irwin" and the "Gojira" in ten thrilling episodes as they battle Japanese whalers in the Antarctic seas and attempt to end whaling in the Southern ocean for good. For Series Trailer click here
- "SWIM AND STYLE", "AMERICAN EXPRESS", (Promotional video).
- Underwater videographer (Jillian Morris), Shoot Dates: July 18th 2010.
Each year Mercedes Fashion week hits Miami with lavish parties and events. Partnered with American express, a performance was given by the Aqualilies in the pool at the historic Raleigh Hotel on South Beach. The Aqualilies are a synchronized swimming & dance team based in Los Angeles. For Series Trailer click here.
- "BREATHE", (Documentary special), M. Khodabakhshian, Film festival release.
- Topside and underwater videographers (Duncan Brake & Jillian Morris), Shoot Date: April 15th - April 29th 2010.
Documentary special about world record breaking free diver William Trubridge as he pushes himself deeper and deeper, discover what lengths and super human feats he will go to, to become the deepest man at free immersion free diveing in the world. Free immersion takes him to the depths using no fins or weights. For Series Trailer click here.
- "AMAZING", "2 segments", NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC PRODUCTIONS, NAT GEO & NAT GEO WILD.
- Topside and underwater videographers (Duncan Brake & Jillian Morris), Shoot Date: April 12th - April 14th 2010.
The first "AMAZING" segment covers the live birth of a lemon shark in the mangroves of Bimini, Bahamas. The following segment covers world champion freediver "William Trubridge" as he attempts a world record freedive to 300ft without fins or weights all in one breath, at Dean's Blue Hole, Long Island Bahamas.
For Series Trailer click here.
- "INSIDE THE HUMAN BODY- FIRST TO THE LAST", "Segment", BBC produced, BBC ONE.
- Underwater lighting, topside and underwater second camera operators (Duncan Brake & Jillian Morris), Shoot Date: April 10th - 29th 2010.
Every minute your body performs a million different actions and Michael Mosley showed us some of the more extreme ones in Inside the Human Body: First to Last (BBC1). This segment covered breathing, following world champion free diver "Herbert Nitsch", who can hold his breath for nine minutes. For Series Trailer click here.
- "KOURTNEY & KHLOE - TAKE", "Season 2, episode", Bunim-Murray Productions, E Channel.
- Underwater videographer (Jillian Morris), Shoot Date: April 09th 2010.
Two of the Kardashian sisters go to Miami Beach for the summer to open a branch of their clothing boutique and to socialize and party. Khloe tries to face her fear of the water by jumping into scuba gear and plunging beneath the surface with her sister Kourtney, and South Beach Divers. For Series Trailer click here.
- "HOOKED", "SNAGGING A MARLIN" (Season 3, episode 1), MHP, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
- Underwater videographer (Duncan Brake), Topside 2nd camera and talent (Jillian Morris), Shoot Dates: February 05th - 20th 2010.
In the season premiere on Hooked, two record breaking spearfishermen join up with a team of marine scientists to spear satellite-tag a Marlin in order to track its movements in the feeding grounds off the "Three Kings" rocks north of New Zealand. This adventure puts them face to face with bronze whaler sharks, Makos and Marlin.Click here for sample segment.
- "HOOKED", "EXTREME NOODLING" (Shark Episode), MHP, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
- Underwater videographer (Duncan Brake), Topside second camera (Jillian Morris), Shoot Dates: August 25th - 28th 2009.
In this seasons episode of Hooked, scientists at the Bimini Biological Field Station a.ka. SharkLab chase down and capture a lemon shark by hand to satellite tag and track its movements. The team then plunges beneath the surface to catch and tag a nurse shark buy hand using nothing but a noose and wrestling the shark to the surface. Preview not available
- "PIRATES OF THE FLATS" (Series), Orion Multimedia, ESPN and ESPN2.
- Underwater video footage (Duncan Brake & Jillian Morris), Shoot Dates May 01st - 25th 2009.
Pirates of the Flats follows news anchor Tom Brokaw, actor Michael Keaton, angling icon Lefty Kreh, author Thomas McGuane, industry leader Yvon Chouinard (Patagonia), and photographer R. Valentine Atkinson as they prepare to rendezvous with each other on the famed saltwater flats of the Bahamas. Their quest? The island's legendary bonefish. How can people save these last great coastal environments? It's a question that is being pursued by some of the world's top scientists from the Cape Eleuthra Institute, Bonefish and Tarpon Trust, and The Bahamas. Click here for trailer.
- "HOOKED", "RIVER SHARK" (Episode), MHP, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
- Underwater videographer (Duncan Brake), Shoot Dates: February 04th - 10th 2009.
In this seasons episode of Hooked, two field scientists fish for Bull Sharks in Bimini, Bahamas using a poly ball method. The team captures, wrestles, tags and works up an adult bull shark before swimming the shark by hand in order to get the oxygen back over the gills before releasing the shark.Click here for sample segment.
- "HOOTERS DREAM GIRL" (Mini Series), Shark Segment, FOX SPORTS.
- Underwater Video (Duncan Brake), Underwater production stills: (Matt Potenski), Shoot Date November 14th 2008
Best Damn's 3rd Annual Hooters Dream Girl special, based in Bimini, Bahamas. 16 all-new swimsuit models are highlighted and compete for first place. In this episode the dream girls go swimming with reef sharks and hold baby sharks at the world renown shark lab, will they be brave enough to dive in to the deep end? Click here for full webisode.
- "DEADLY 60" (Tiger Shark Episode), BBC NHU, BBC, NAT GEO WILD and CBBC.
- Underwater 2nd camera and guide (Duncan Brake), Underwater production stills (Matt Potenski), Shoot Dates November 05th-13th 2008
Adventurer and naturalist Steve Backshall has one mission: to travel the globe in search of 60 of the world's deadliest animals. On this episode of Deadly 60, Steve travels to the Bahamas to confront the tiger sharks, lemon sharks and hammerheads, getting up close and personal with these predators of the deep?
Click here for full webisode.
- "INTO THE DRINK" SEASON 1: (8 part series), Liquid Assets,.
- Underwater and Topside camera operator (Jillian Morris), Shoot Dates: September 17th - October 06th 2008
Into the Drink is a travel show like no other, taking viewers beyond the tourist map, and into the unknown. It's an intoxicating celebration of exotic destinations near and far, featuring electric diving, eclectic nightlife, vibrant spirits and colorful people. Each journey Into The Drink introduces viewers to local breweries and distilleries, and dives into regions around the world shared by some of the most mystifying creatures in the ocean. Click here for teaser trailer.
- "SHARK U" : (8 part series), Original Productions, FOX8.
- Underwater DOP (Duncan Brake), Shoot Dates: August 20th - October 17th 2008
Just off the coast of Florida, on the small island of Bimini, a team of young, twenty-something Marine Biologists, led by grizzled veteran Dr. "Doc" Gruber, have dedicated themselves to the study of the ocean's deadliest predator: the shark. Their hope is that by understanding them they can save lives, both human and shark. Click here for teaser trailer
- "Na Nai'A, THE LEGEND OF THE DOLPHINS", (Full feature movie), Magic Factory Productions Inc, Cinema Release.
- Underwater Cameraman (Duncan Brake), Shoot Dates: June 01st - June 18th 2008
For fifty million years they've been roaming the oceans of the Earth. The dolphins of the world unite in this fantastic story of their power, their message to humanity, and their survival. Filmed through the oceans of Hawaii, The Bahamas, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Mozambique, and the Amazon River of Brazil. Predators hunt them, Pollution of their environment endangers them, but these intelligent beings continue to live effortlessly as the guardians of the sea. The story is told by a wonderful cast including KATE WINSLET, ELLEN PAGE, GERARD BUTLER, MEGAN FOX, JAMES FRANCO, JULIAN LENNON, DIEGO LUNA, CHEECH MARIN, WHOOPI GOLDBERG, ISABELLA ROSSELLINI and DARYL HANNAH. Click Here for trailer.
- "EXTREME ANIMALS, IN THE WOMB", (90 min special) Shark Segment, Pioneer productions, Nat Geo, ITV.
- Camera assistant (Duncan Brake), Shoot dates: May 8th - May 12th 2008
In this installment of the critically acclaimed In the Womb series: Extreme Animals explores the extraordinary methods of reproduction and gestation of four different animals: sharks, emperor penguins, red kangaroos and parasitic wasps. Using real-time 4-D ultrasound images and fetal imaging techniques, this program follows unusual developmental challenges in utero. Click here for sample segment.
- "EVOLUTION OF SEX", (Episode) Shark Segment, History Channel Produced, HISTORY CHANNEL.
- Underwater Videographer (Duncan Brake), Shoot dates: January 16th - January 20th 2008
In the history of life on earth, sex may be the ultimate survival skill, because the bottom line is: reproduce or die. This episode looks at sex in its many forms, from sharks--among the first vertebrates to have intercourse to dinosaurs that had to figure out how to join their giant bodies together to mate and finally humans. Click here for sample segment.
- "EARTH REPORT - RACE TO SAVE THE ALBATROSS" (Episode), TVE, BBC WORLD
- Topside natural history second camera (Duncan Brake), Shoot Dates: February 05th - 20th 2006.
According to the experts, most species of these ocean wanderers are in danger of extinction. It’s claimed a hundred thousand are needlessly killed every year, with fisheries and longline practices devastating their populations. One man, a future king, Prince Charles has taken up the challenge to try and stop them being wiped out.Click here for sample segment.
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