Mark is a cameraman specialising in underwater, factual and wildlife programmes, both presenter-led and pure wildlife behaviour. He brings together a wide range of technical abilities and experience to offer production companies a strong repertoire of skills in television production and commercial promos.
Mark is known for his strong abilities in actuality/sync, wildlife behaviour and presenter-led both topside and underwater. Mark has also been Director of Photography on a number of commercial promo films for clients including Revlon, Pearly King Jeans and The Wolf Run.
Mark’s underwater cinematography features in the film Jago: A Life Underwater, which won the Grand Teton Award at the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival 2015.
Mark is an HSE commercial diver (with 800+ dives) and a qualified rebreather diver/owner (rEvo and Poseidon Se7en) with around 300 logged total CCR hours. He has filmed underwater on productions including Springwatch, The One Show, Deadly 60, Big Blue UK and current ITV1 series Life at the Extreme with Davina McCall (Plimsoll Productions).
Most recently, his underwater camerawork featured in the David Attenborough narrated Wild City Islands programme, broadcast on Channel NewsAsia in March 2016. He has also assisted on a number of underwater blue chip shoots with the Ocean/Blue Planet II and Silverback/Disneynature teams.
Mark has worked on a number of mainstream broadcast productions in recent years, both topside and underwater:
Wild City Islands (2016)
Life at the Extreme with Davina McCall (2016)
Big Blue UK (2015)
Springwatch (2014 & 2015)
The One Show (2012 – present)
Wild Britain with Ray Mears (2012)
Natural World Special: Attenborough’s Ark (2012)
Deadly 60 (2012)
A creative eye, calm under pressure, an editorial head, technically savvy, physically fit, a good sense of humour and with a healthy body of work, Mark is a valuable asset to any team in the field.
Mark Sharman cameraman
07779 227307 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Bristol cameraman | underwater cameraman | sync cameraman | wildlife cameraman
Director of Photography | lighting cameraman | camera operator