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Mateo Willis

Lighting Cameraman

London, United Kingdom

Mateo Willis is a UK-based freelance cameraman with experience of working in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and South America. He has worked on a number of blue-chip wildlife series for the BBC's Natural History Unit, including Frozen Planet and Life Story.

Credits and Experience

Our Planet - Netflix

Sequence filming.

One Planet - BBC

Filmed a number of sequences for several episodes.

Life Story - BBC

Filmed a number of sequences in four of the six episodes.

Wild Horizons - Deserts - Discovery

Filming jaguars in Mexico.

Wild Arabia - BBC

Cameraman on various sequences.

Human Planet - BBC

Arctic episode

Frozen Planet - BBC

Summer and Winter episodes.

Treasure Dhow - Nat Geo

Reconstruction of a 9th century sailing dhow that will sail to Singapore in 2010.

The Arabian Leopard of Oman

Presented by Jonathan Scott, this film follows a local field researcher working to save one of the rarest of the big cats.

In Search of the Snow Leopard

Short film documenting the efforts to film snow leopards in the depths of a Himalayan winter.


telephone: +44 (0)1483 278011

mobile: +44 (0)7986 477133




Aerial,  Animal Behaviour,  Editing,  Extreme Locations,  Field Craft,  Hand-held Documentary,  HD,  Hide Work,  Infra Red,  Polar Regions,  Remote Camera Trap,  Remote Shooting,  Sync Shooting.