Ted Giffords Producer & Cameraman

 

Film Credits

 

Currently 

Cineflex Ultra operator for BBC 1 landmark series:

OCEANS, in production until 2018

DYNASTIES, in production until 2019

 

Producer & Camera

 

ATLANTIC BBC 2/National Geographic/ARD

Producer & Cameraman

 

WILD BRAZIL BBC 2/Discovery 2013

Assistant Producer & Cameraman

 

Camera

 

CHIMPS – Disney features

 

WILD ARABIA - BBC 2

 

AFRICA  - BBC 1

 

WILD BRITANNIA - SNOWDONIA - NATURAL WORLD - BBC 2

 

WILD HORIZONS - Discovery

 

PROTECTING OUR CHILDREN - BBC 2

 

FROZEN PLANET                                   BBC 1        

7 x 50'

  

 

LIFE                                                            BBC      

   

SOUTH PACIFIC                                     BBC          WINNER OF EMMY FOR CINEMATOGRAPHY

 

PLANET EARTH                                     BBC1


 

FROZEN WORLD - Aerials from HMS Endurance on the Antarctic  Peninsular

TEMPERATE FORESTS - Sequence Cable Dolly & Rope access 35mm filming in Giant Redwood forests of Northern California. Plus ‘Making of’ filming.

MOUNTAINS - Sequence 35mm filming, ‘Making of’ filming and Rope access in Symian Mountains & Danikil Depression, Ethiopia, also Gorner glacier Switzerland.

JUNGLES - Sequence 35mm & ‘Making of’ filming, Fixed posts, Cable dollies and Rope access in Danum Valley, Borneo, Malaysia.

POLE TO POLE - Cable dollies and Rope access camera work.

OPEN OCEANS – Camera sassistant to Simon King using Photoron Camaera - 1000fps HD of great White Sharks breaching in False Bay, South Africa.

CAVES - Sequence & ‘Making of’ filming, Cable dollies and Rope access in Mulu, Gomantong, Borneo, Malaysia.

 

MEERKAT MANOR III                             OSF/ANIMAL PLANET

 

SNOW LEOPARDS

NATURAL WORLD                                    BBC 2

Pakistan

 

TIGER NIGHTS

NATURAL WORLD                                    BBC 2

With Simon King & Alphonse Roy

 

MONSTER CROCS – (50’)                        CH 5, WNET, NAT GEO CH.

With Romulus Whitaker

Camera/Seq Director

 

NICK BAKER’S STRANGEST EVER CREATURES (1 of 7 x 45’)    CH 5

Camera/Director

 

 

NATURAL WORLD – ‘The Last Lions of India’ (50’)            BBC2

Story of Gir lion and Maldari pastoralists, Sasan Gir, Gujarat, India

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HEROES OF SILENT COMEDY with Paul Merton (3x30’)         BBC2/4

Paul Merton celebrates stars such as Charlie chaplin, Buster Keaton and Laurel and Hardy.

Paul Merton and Marcel Marceau

 

LAST DAYS OF THE NAZIS  (1x 60 min’)                 SKY TV

A documentary covering the fate of the most senior Nazis in the closing stages of WWII

 

SECRETS OF THE DEAD - Einstein’s Brain (40’)         CH 4/NAT GEO

A documentary on the discovery of Einstein’s missing brain and the nature of genius.

 

NATURAL WORLD – ‘King Cobra’ (50’)                BBC2

With Romulus Whittaker on the King cobra. Filmed in Southern India.


 

SECRETS OF THE DEAD - ‘Diagnosing Darwin’ (50’)        NAT GEO

The forensic search for a parasitic disease that blighted Darwin’s life. Filmed in Argentina, USA and UK.

 

CROSSING FRONTIERS - ‘Calling the Shots’            NAT GEO

Winner of German Fernsehpreis TV award for ‘Best Reportage'.

Documentary looking at work of Reuters stills photographers in Israel and the occupied territories of Palestine.

 

‘Holy Cow’                                    PBS

1 x 50’ A history of the convergent evolution of mankind and the domestic cow; Tanzania, USA and UK.

 

NATURAL WORLD – ‘Elgon Elephants’                BBC 2

Cable dollies and ‘Making of’ filming for Elgon cave elephants in Northern Kenya.

 

C4 SLOTS – ‘Life at the Top’                        CH 4

3 x 3’ personal testimonies of Londoners one year after ‘9.11’.

 

‘A DIFFERENT BALL GAME’                        NAT GEO        

5x 1/2’ on ancient Central & South American sports; Mexico, Brazil & Peru.

 

‘SURVIVOR USA’                                SEG USA

Night-time establishers for popular American game show using Ammonite Lo-Light image intensifier; Thailand.

 

ANIMAL PLANET – ‘Big Cats of India’                DISCOVERY

1 x 50’ filming cameraman Alphonse Roy discovering the four big cats of India (Tiger, Gir Lion, leopard & snow leopard). Filmed in Bandhavgarh, Gir, Valparai and Ladakh.