oliver richards

director of photography and drone pilot

phone:

778-917-0207

email:

web address:

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recent credits

project under nda

project under nda

project under nda

earths greatest rivers

the world according to jeff goldblum se2

the greatest show - working title

welcome to earth

a perfect planet

the world according to jeff goldblum

one strange rock

bbc natural history unit. coming 2023

plimsole for apple tv. coming 2023

bbc science unit for netflix. coming 2022

bbc studios. coming 2022

nutopia for disney+. coming 2022

bbc studios. coming 2022

nutopia and protozoa for nat geo. coming soon

silverback for bbc one. released 2020

nutopia and protozoa for nat geo. released 2019

nutopia and protozoa for nat geo. released 2019

a full list of credits can be found here

skills:

  • long-lens natural history behavioural sequences

  • gimbal operation

  • drone operation, including 'first-person-view'

  • on-the-shoulder observational

  • lighting for interviews and dramatised location setups

  • high-speed

  • macro

  • timelapse

  • motion control

  • cable cam rigging

  • use of cranes and dollys in the field

  • sound recording for broadcast

certifications:

  • uk 'operational authorisation' drone certification since 2015

  • usa 'part-107' drone certification since 2019

  • canadian 'sfoc - advanced' drone certification since 2020

  • swiftwater rescue level 1

  • cpr, aed, and remote first aid

  • worksite safety - bear awareness certification

  • uk and canadian drivers licences

  • bsc in 'film and television production' from the university of york.