Will Foster-Grundy

Producer / Senior Cameraman

Will is a passionate, dedicated and hardworking director/cinematographer specialising in wildlife and expedition film-making, and sync camerawork in high-stress environments. Just as comfortable working at 4000m above sea level as at 45m underwater. His passion lies in working on observational documentaries to tell important and powerful stories through film. Will has worked on international broadcast productions for clients including Discovery Channel, National Geographic and Smithsonian Channel and has directed and shot a series of films selected for international film festivals.

Email: will@scubazoo.com

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Credits:

Director/Producer/DoPTimor-Leste from Below (2018) | SZtv
10-part web series filming marine stories from Timor-Leste. I wrote, directed, produced, filmed topside and underwater, and recorded sound in incredibly remote locations for this series with a small crew. Production involved running a scuba diving expedition to an un-dived region of Timor-Leste and freediving with cetaceans including blue and sperm whales. Also worked as DIT and colourist.

Cameraman/TimelapseMysteries of the Mekong (2018) | Smithsonian Earth/Love Nature
For this international broadcast production I completed 6 weeks of filming across the wilder parts of Cambodia and Laos, contributing timelapse photography, slider and gimbal camerawork, and a handful of natural history sequences to two episodes of the series. Production involved staying in remote jungle camps, constructing and filming from hides, long days spent tracking primates, and 2 weeks filming inside cave systems. Also worked as DIT.

Director of PhotographySun Bears: Return to the Wild (2018) | SZtv
A short film documenting the release of two rehabilitated Bornean sun bears back into the heart of the rainforest. I was the DoP on this production which involved taking a helicopter into primary rainforest and capturing the moment two sun bears were released back to the jungle.

Director/DoP/WriterBorneo Wildlife Rescue (2018) | Smithsonian Earth/Love Nature
6 part series following the Sabah Wildlife Department’s Wildlife Rescue Unit and presenter Aaron ‘Bertie’ Gekoski. Directing, camera operation and sound recording in high stress animal rescue scenarios in tough conditions including deep rainforests and high altitudes. I also provided scripts for a number of episodes. Also worked as DIT.

 

Will in action