Martyn Colbeck

Camera and Electrical Department | Cinematographer | Director
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KNOWN FOR 
Planet Earth (2006) | One Life (2011) | Terra Mater (2013-2018)
AWARDS 
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination More »
AKA 
Martin Colbeck

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Past Film & Video (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Growing Up WildGrowing Up Wild Photographer  Less 2016
  • Primary photo for ChimpanzeeChimpanzee Principal Photography (Ivory Coast), Co-Cinematographer  Less 2012 $5MM $29MM / —
  • Primary photo for One LifeOne Life Photography (as Martin Colbeck)  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for EarthEarth Cinematographer  Less 2007 €30MM $38MM / $109MM
  • Primary photo for Echo of the ElephantsEcho of the Elephants Director  Less 2005
Past Television (26 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Terra MaterTerra Mater (TV Series) Director (3 episodes, 2013), Cinematographer (3 episodes, 2013), Writer (1 episode, 2013), Camera (1 episode, 2018)  Less 2013–2018 4
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  • Primary photo for The Nature of ThingsThe Nature of Things (TV Series) Additional Cinematography (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017 1
  • Primary photo for Planet Earth IIPlanet Earth II (TV Mini-series) Cinematographer (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
    • Grasslands (Mar 18, 2017) Cinematographer  Less
  • Primary photo for Natural WorldNatural World (TV Series) Director Of Photography (2 episodes, 2010), Cinematographer (2 episodes, 1997), Photography (1 episode, 2016), Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 1997–2016 5
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  • Primary photo for NatureNature (TV Series) Cinematographer (7 episodes, 1987), Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 1987–2016 7
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  • Primary photo for Earth's Greatest SpectaclesEarth's Greatest Spectacles (TV Mini-series) Photography (2 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 2
  • Primary photo for North AmericaNorth America (TV Series) Photography (7 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 7
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  • Primary photo for AfricaAfrica (TV Mini-series) Photographer (2 episodes, 2013), Himself - Cameraman (1 episode, 2013), Additional Photography (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013 3
    • The Future (Feb 6, 2013) Additional Photography  Less
    • Savannah (Jan 9, 2013) Photographer  Less
    • Kalahari (Jan 2, 2013) Himself - Cameraman, Photographer  Less
  • Primary photo for Nature's MicroworldsNature's Microworlds (TV Series) Cinematographer (3 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012–2013 3
    • Namib Desert (Feb 6, 2013) Cinematographer (photography)  Less
    • Svalbard (Aug 20, 2012) Cinematographer (photography)  Less
    • Okavango (Aug 13, 2012) Cinematographer (photography)  Less
  • Primary photo for Frozen PlanetFrozen Planet (TV Mini-series) Photographer (3 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 3
    • On Thin Ice (Apr 15, 2012) Photographer  Less
    • Summer (Mar 25, 2012) Photographer  Less
    • Spring (Mar 18, 2012) Photographer  Less
  • Primary photo for Unnatural HistoriesUnnatural Histories (TV Series) Cinematographer  Less 2011– 
  • Primary photo for LifeLife (TV Mini-series) Photographer (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
    • Plants (Dec 7, 2009) Photographer  Less
    • Mammals (Oct 26, 2009) Photographer  Less
  • Primary photo for Nature's Great EventsNature's Great Events (TV Mini-series) Cinematographer (1 episode, 2009)  Less 2009 1
    • The Great Melt (May 29, 2009) Cinematographer (photography)  Less
  • Primary photo for Mutual of Omaha's Wild KingdomMutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom (TV Series) Cinematographer (1 episode, 2008)  Less 2008 1
  • Primary photo for NovaNova (TV Series) Camera Operator (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Planet EarthPlanet Earth (TV Mini-series) Photographer (3 episodes, 2006), Camera Operator (2 episodes, 2006), Photography (2 episodes, 2006), Cinematographer (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 7
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  • Primary photo for Planet Earth: The FuturePlanet Earth: The Future (TV Series) Natural History Photographer (2 episodes, 2006), Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006 2
    • Into the Wilderness (Dec 3, 2006) Natural History Photographer  Less
    • Saving Species (Nov 26, 2006) Himself, Natural History Photographer  Less
  • Primary photo for Predators' PreyPredators' Prey (TV Series) Cinematographer  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for British Isles: A Natural HistoryBritish Isles: A Natural History (TV Series) Additional Photographer (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • Modern Times (Nov 10, 2004) Additional Photographer  Less
  • Primary photo for Massive NatureMassive Nature (TV Series) Camera Operator (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
    • The Trap (Jul 15, 2004) Camera Operator  Less
  • Primary photo for The Life of MammalsThe Life of Mammals (TV Mini-series) Photographer (4 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002–2003 4
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  • Primary photo for Wild AfricaWild Africa (TV Mini-series) Additional Photography (2 episodes, 2001), Director (1 episode, 2001), Cinematographer (1 episode, 2001)  Less 2001 3
    • Jungle (Dec 5, 2001) Additional Photography  Less
    • Deserts (Nov 21, 2001) Additional Photography  Less
    • Mountains (Nov 7, 2001) Cinematographer, Director  Less
  • Primary photo for CousinsCousins (TV Mini-series) Cinematographer  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for Big Cat DiaryBig Cat Diary (TV Series) Photography (16 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–1998 16
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  • Primary photo for The Trials of LifeThe Trials of Life (TV Series) Cinematographer (10 episodes, 1990)  Less 1990 10
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  • Primary photo for Amazon: Land of the Flooded ForestAmazon: Land of the Flooded Forest (TV Movie) Cinematographer  Less 1990
Self (5 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Natural WorldNatural World (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for AfricaAfrica (TV Mini-series) Himself - Cameraman (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Kalahari (Jan 2, 2013) Himself - Cameraman  Less
  • Primary photo for NatureNature (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself - Wildlife Cameraman (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Planet Earth: The FuturePlanet Earth: The Future (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006

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