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Doug Allan

Lighting Cameraman

Bristol, United Kingdom

Doug Allan is a freelance wildlife and documentary cameraman specializing in wildlife and human documentaries, particularly in cold and remote locations and both topside and underwater.

Doug's photography has won many awards including 3 BAFTAs, 2 Emmys, several Wildscreen Panda Winners as well as at awards at most of the world's most prestigious wildlife festivals.

Doug was one of the principal cameramen on the recent critically acclaimed BBC series The Blue Planet.

For further details and examples of work please check out Doug's website.

Credits and Experience

UAE 24 Hours

Trident Media 2007


BBC Birmingham 2006

Everest Extreme

Discovery / Tigress 2006

Planet Earth

BBC NHU 2006

Boy Among Polar Bears

BBC Natural World 2004

Polar Bear Battlefield

BBC NHU 2003

Killer Whale Special

BBC NHU 2003

Steve Leonard's Search for the Loch Ness Monster

BBC Science 2003

Ray Mears - The Real Heroes of Telemark

BBC 2003

Life of Mammals

BBC NHU 2003

Blue Planet

BBC NHU 2002

Wild Weather

BBC Science 2002

Extreme Animals

BBC NHU 2002

Ultimate Guide to Volcanoes

Discovery Channel 2002


Scorer Associates and BBC 2001

Ewan McGregor - In the Wild

Tigress 2001

People of the Sea

BBC 1999

Polar Bear Special

BBC NHU 1997

White Shark Special

BBC NHU 1995


telephone: +44 (0)117 9737579

mobile: +44 (0)7876 032608




Adventure,  Digibeta,  Documentary,  DV,  Expedition,  Extreme Locations,  Field Craft,  Film/Tape,  HD,  Hide Work,  Long Lens,  Polar Regions,  Rock/Ice Climber,  Stills Photography,  Super 16,  Surface stills & video,  Sync Shooting,  Underwater,  Underwater stills & video,  Wild/Dangerous animals,  Wilderness experience.


Sony Z1 Camcorder ,  Ronford Baker 2004 Tripod,  Gates Underwater Housing for Z1,  Fathom w/a Underwater Lens for Z1,  Arri SR2 with lenses fm 6mm to 1200mm,  Digibeta Sony 790 with wide and tele zooms.