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Brian Sewell

Director / Lighting Cameraman

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Brian Sewell is a wildlife and documentary cameraman, resident in Brazil for many years. He has travelled and filmed extensively in Brazil as well as across most of South and Central America.

He has worked on a range of programmes for BBC Natural History Unit, Discovery and National Geographic, such as 'Life on Earth' and 'The Blue Planet' and 'Natural Wonders of the World'.

He is fluent in French, Portuguese and Spanish, and has a CMAS diving certificate.

Credits and Experience

Natural Wonders of the World - The Amazon

Reseached, directed and filmed this production for Discovery Travel.

Deep Jungle - Brazil Nut Pods

Sequence cameraman using borescope on this Granada Wild production.

Amazon Adventures

Sequence cameraman on this History Channel production on famous Amazon explorers including Theodor Roosevelt and Henry Ford.

The Falls of IguaƧu

Cameraman on BBC Natural World programme

The Blue Planet - Tides

Cameraman on opening aerial sequence of the Amazon tidal bore.

Tale of the Jaguar

Sequence cameraman on this Vice Productions,Canada VR production.

72 Dangerous Animals - Latin America

Sequence cameraman on this Australian series for Netflix

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Please contact me for details


telephone: +55  21 22053128

mobile: +55  21 981157005




Documentary,  Long Lens,  Stills Photography,  Sync Shooting.


Arri Mini and Arri Amira with 4K and High Speed licences.,  Sony FS7; Canon C300,  Angenieux 24-290mm; Arri Alura 15.5-45mm; Arri Alura 45-250mm; Canon 300/600mm,  Redheads, Dedolights, HMIs,  Teradek Bolt 1000 remote video link.