Paul WIldman

  • Files

    • video file (mp4)
  • Links

    Personal Website


YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2017Camera Operator
Television / TV
Stranded with a Million Dollars
Tony Sacco
TollBooth TV
2016Underwater Camera Operator
Television / TV
Air Jaws: Night Stalker
Tont Sacco
RedSky Pictures
2014 - 2015Underwater Camera Operator
Television / TV
Gregory J. Bonann
Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films (EFO Films)
2015Director of Photography
Michael Pitiot
Hope Productions
2012Camera Operator
Television / TV
Seal Wars
Tony Sacco
Shark Entertainment
2012Underwater Camera Operator
Planet Ocean
Michael Pitiot
Hope Productions
2011 - 2012Camera Operator | Director of Photography
Rob Stewart
Sharkwater Productions
2011Underwater Camera Operator
Television / TV
Killer ShotsNational Geographic
2010Underwater Camera Operator
Television / TV
Into the Shark Bite
Phil Fairclough
Creative Differences
  • Education

    1996Specialized GraphicsAAA School of Advertising and Design


    I own (and can operate):
    RED Epic, Gates DEEP RED Underwater Housing, DJI Mavic Drone, Keldan Underwater Lighting System, Canon 5D MKIII & IV Aquatica Underwater Housing, Canon EOS 5D MKIV, Canon 5D MKIII, Canon 300mm F2.8 Lens, Canon 70 - 200mm F2.8 Lens, Canon 16 - 35mm F2.8 Lens, Full dive gear for warm and cold water, Canon 24 - 70mm F2.8

    About me

    Paul Wildman ( Built by Wildman ) is an award winning wildlife filmmaker who has spent almost two decades as a cinematographer, field producer, editor and animator, bringing the world of the wild to your doorstep. Working with large ocean and land predators such as sharks, Rhinos and other marine and terrestrial animals around the world.

    Paul pushes the boundaries of wildlife film making using his editing / FX skills combined with the latest cameras technologies to help shed new light on animals to dispel the myths and show that they are amazing creatures.

    Paul has shot films and television shows for some of the biggest networks and production houses around the world, Including National Geographic, Animal Planet, Discovery Channel as well as Yann Arthus Bertrand, Rob Stewart, Micheal Muller and Sea Shepherd and MTV.

    Additional Information


    Filming Underwater, Filming Terrestrial, Editing, FX Artist, Undercover Filming, Shark Filming, Shark Diving, Wildlife Cinematographer, TV Commercials.


    Blue Ocean Film Festival – Best Cinematography – “Planet Ocean” – Yann Arthus Bertrand

    Garden State Film Festival – Feature Documentary – “Revolution” – Rob Stewart

    DelfinFest Film Festival – Protect of Marine Animals – “Why We Defend The Oceans” – Sea Shepherd

    Necujn Film Festival – Man is Sea – “Black Swan”


    Available on request.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • Afrikaans
    • English
    DBS checked
    • Yes
    Interested in
    • Commercials
    • Documentary
    • Environmental
    • Investigative
    • Natural History
    • Reality TV
    • Television
    • Travel
    • Diving (PADI)
    Experienced in
    • Documentary
    • Environmental
    • Investigative
    • Natural History
    • Reality TV
    • Television
    Years in industry
    • 6+ years