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Mauricio Handler

Lighting Cameraman / Producer

Maine, USA

Mauricio Handler is the owner and principal cameraman at Aquaterrafilms, an UHD Natural History production company specializing but not limited to the underwater world.

Aquaterrafilms loves a challenge and specializes in the acquisition of hard to get footage both on land and underwater, for stock, documentary and commercial use - Mauricio is owner /operator of a full Red Epic X set up for land and underwater use.

After many years of being part of the premier underwater team at National Geographic Magazine, Mauricio launched Aquaterrafilms as a natural progression to his decades as a professional underwater stills photographer.

He works in tropical and temperate seas as well as under ice.
He speaks English and Spanish and holds US and Chilean Passport.

Mauricio's has a constantly expanding UHD natural history Stock library on many subjects and destinations around the world. Contact him for up to date List.

Credits and Experience

Maine Wild - Producer, Cinematographer

Ongoing long term project based in Maine, USA

Big Picture Earth - Compass Light Productions (USA)

5K UHD footage creation for the only underwater episode in the series.

BBC NHU - Oceans

Scouting / pre-production filming for the new ongoing series


telephone: +1 (1)207 5040733

mobile: +1 (1)207 5040733




Aerial,  Documentary,  Expedition,  Extreme Locations,  Final Cut Pro,  High Speed/Slow Motion,  Jib and Dolly,  Open Water Dive Licence,  Stills Photography,  Surface and Underwater video and stills,  Timelapse,  Underwater,  Underwater Cameraman,  Underwater stills & video,  Wild/Dangerous animals,  Wilderness experience.


Red EpicX 5k DSMC Land and Underwater Camera package incl 5" Touch screen and V Mount batteries,  Complete Amphibico Rouge Epic X underwater housing system with ports and access,  Underwater Lighting Kit • 1x Sola 4000 & 2x Sola 8000 lumens portable LED lights • 1x Orca Seawolf 22,000 lumens,  Miller Sprinter II CF tripod, Miller 1505 CF tripod • Miller 55 heavy fluid head,  Mac Based IT with OWC 6T field back up + FCX,  Nikon & PL mount lens options,  Canon 150-600 Optex PL Cine Converted lens.