Underwater and marine filming services for TV and Film productions
Rich can document extensive experience in all aspects of underwater TV and Film production, including the following genres:
♦ Natural history
♦ Short Film
♦ TV drama,
♦ Feature film
♦ Narrowcast online content,
♦ Broadcast TV commercials
♦ Presenter led documentaries.
♦ Music videos
Please click on this link to see a list of his TV and Film credits: RS credits list
Richard is used to working with high profile actors, artists and presenters who become engaged with filming in the marine environment, and he prides ourselves on a ‘safety first’ approach without over complicating production needs.
The underwater filming equipment Rich owns and operates is professionally made and maintained and he always has comprehensive back up equipment available should you need additional kit at short notice. Rich’s company Waterproof Media operates as a dry hire equipment rental service and also provides public, product and employers liability insurance for underwater media operations.
Camera systems that can be supported in Rich’s underwater housings are as follows:
- Alexa Mini and Mini LF
- Alexa LF
- Red Weapon / Dragon / Monstro / Gemini
- Panasonic GH5 and GH5S
- Panasonic S1H
- Sony A7S2, A7R2, A7R3 and A73
- Sony F5 / F55
- Phantom Veo 4k
- Panasonic EVA1 5.7k
- Canon 5D3 / 5D4 and 5DS.
- Z Cam E2
Rich or one of his camera team are always happy to work in a support role for your preferred operator or DoP, this has been found as a good half way house between dry and wet hire meaning valuable production time isn’t lost on unfamiliar hired in equipment.
A PDF list of equipment for ‘dry hire’ can be downloaded here: RS Underwater camera hire list
A PDF document for Waterproof Media’s underwater services can be downloaded here: Waterproof Media Services
Waterproof Media is named on the BBC and ITV approved diving contractors list. This means that the company is insured and registered with the HSE to provide underwater and marine filming services in accordance with the H&SE approved code of practise, and to read a blog Rich wrote about filming underwater within the UK please click here
In production terms this means your project is insured and fit for purpose when working in UK waters, and for more details on the requirements please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org