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Mountains and Life

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
GREEN BAY MEDIA

Mountains and Life - a six-part documentary series - shot in 4K Ultra-Hi-Def for S4C and the Korean broadcaster JTV, and distributed to channels across the world by Cineflix. Shot across six mountain ranges in five continents. Countries include Peru, Uganda, Canada and Nepal.
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Philip Jones Griffiths

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
RONDO MEDIA

The production team, along with BBC correspondent Wyre Davies, travelled to Vietnam to film an hour long documentary - 50 years since Philip Jones Griffiths first visited the country and 80 years since his birth. Among those contributing to the documentary are the photographer's family and friends including John Pilger, Don McCullin and Noam Chomsky, which will be broadcast in Wales, in South Korea and to international audiences.
Awarded Best Foreign Feature at Hollywood International Independent Film Awards.
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Hillsborough: Yr Hunllef Hir (The Long Nightmare)

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
RONDO MEDIA

Dylan Llewelyn, sports producer, embarks on an emotional journey looking back at the Hillsborough disaster in Sheffield where 96 Liverpool fans died at a football match on 15 April, 1989. He meets families who lost loved ones and many who witnessed the tragedy including Ian Rush and John Barnes. Dylan also meets some of the Welsh Liverpool supporters who speak openly for the first time about their traumatic experiences.
Awarded 'Spirit of the Festival Award' at the Celtic Media Festival 2018.
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Jim Driscoll

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
RONDO MEDIA

From humble beginnings, it is said that Cardiff boxer Jim Driscoll fought his way out of poverty.
Despite his fame and fortune it was in his small family home in the city where Jim, nicknamed "Peerless Jim", died from pneumonia.
Documentary to mark 90 years since Cardiff's famous boxer died.

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Dibendraw

DIRECTOR/CAMERAMAN

Series One and Two.
Dibendraw raised the magnifying-glass on a different subject within the science world on S4C. "The scientists themselves will be telling the stories," explains series producer Elin Rhys. "There's a nice quote that someone says during the series; 'Wales is a nation of poets and singers, but we're also a nation of scientists'. There are so many interesting stories and people in the series. Professor Lyn Evans comes from Aberdare. He comes home to watch all the rugby games and is a big fan of the Morriston Orpheus, and he is the man who designed the world's biggest ever experiment in CERN! This series will open our eyes to the astonishing world around us exploring themes that are vital to our very existence - celebrating science with Dibendraw.

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Darwin, The Welshman, and the Conspiracy

DIRECTOR/CAMERAMAN,DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

A young Welshman, Alfred Russel Wallace from Usk in Monmouthshire, was responsible for the theory of evolution and not Charles Darwin according to a controversial documentary. Darwin, y Cymro a'r Cynllwyn is a detective story, which unravels one of the greatest injustices in the history of science.
Nominated for Bafta Cymru in 2014 for best factual programme.

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Islands

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Director of photography on this six-hour high-definition series funded by S4C, France 5 and the Wales Creative IP Fund - showing how the islands of Cuba, Iceland, Fiji, The Galapagos and Cyprus shape the cultures of those who live on them.

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Byd Pawb: Nol i Fethlehem (Back to Bethlehem)

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

A powerful documentary follows a Welsh family as they return to Bethlehem, Palestine in the Middle East for the first time since fleeing the West Bank 15 years ago.

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Mystery Files

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

13 half hour programmes from the Legends of King Arthur and Robin Hood to the recent events of the Russian Revolution - history is full of fascinating and evocative unsolved mysteries. In Mystery Files, the dust is blown off the case files of the world's most famous and iconic mysteries in a dynamic series that asks: what is the truth behind the greatest stories ever told? Being shown on National Geographic.

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Man and Mountains

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

A three one-hour part series, following the relationship of man and mountains throughout history Looking at mountains as gods and demons, following the history of mountains as areas of conflict and borders and as challenges for mountain climbers. The series was shot in the Alps, Himalayas, Alaska and Peru. A co-production between S4C International and France 5 and sold worldwide.

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Perthyn

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Director of photography on this eight half-hour high-definition series for S4C. In this series, presenter Heledd Cynwal and PERTHYN's team of experts from the National Library of Wales Aberystwyth delve into the history of eight families, putting their family stories under the microscope.

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Her yr Hinsawdd S4C

Climate Challenge Sky

DIRECTOR/CAMERAMAN
Telesgop

Series two broadcasted 2017, series one 2016.
In season two, six-part series, Prof Siwan Davies visited California, Uganda, Costa Rica and Norway to visit projects up and running in the fight to combat climate change and meet people directly affected by the affects of the changing climate.
Series one was a much acclaimed five-part series looking at the challenges of climate change as Prof Siwan Davies visited, Greenland, the Maldives and Wales to see first hand the effects of climate change on our world.
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Deserts

DIRECTOR/CAMERAMAN,DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Director of photography, and Director/Cameraman on S4C versions, on five of this six-hour high-definition series on some of the world's harshest locations. Shot in the Atacama, Thar, Judean, Namib and Gobi deserts. This series tells the story of desert people- of struggle and endeavour, of humanity's continuing relationship with the most challenging places on earth.
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Yr Hardys: Un Dydd ar y Tro (One Day at a Time)

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

When Geraint Hardy asks six-form pupils what comes to mind when they picture an alcoholic their answers hit; selfish, tramp, hopeless, waster. Geraint turns to the picture behind him and tells them that one of the people in the photo is an alcoholic, 'My mum'. Part of a season on S4C, featuring programmes about alcoholism, drugs, and dependency, comes a powerful documentary following presenter Geraint Hardy as he explores openly the huge impact of his mother's alcoholism on the family.
Awarded Bafta Cymru in 2014 for best factual programme.
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Rivers of Life

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

A six one-hour part series, following the relationship of man and six major world rivers. The Ganges, Yangtze, Amazon, Mississippi, Nile, and Rhine. A co-production between S4C International and France 5 and sold worldwide. Haydn won a Bafta Cymru in 2008 for his work on the episode River Yangtze.

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Who wrote the New Testament?

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

A three one-hour part series for S4C International, following the intrigue of who wrote the New Testament. Shot extensively in Egypt, Italy, Israel, Turkey and Britain.

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The Celts

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

An award-winning six one-hour part series questioning the history of the Celts, who were they and where did they come from? Haydn won a Bafta Cymru in 2000 for his work on this series. Shot all over Europe and distributed worldwide. A co-production between Welsh, Irish and French producers and sold worldwide. Broadcasts include SBS in Australia, History Channel USA and Channel 4 UK.

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Red Chapters

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

A six half-hour part series, following six key events in the history of communism. Shot in Russia, China and Bolivia.

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Saints and Sinners

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

A critically acclaimed production on the history of the papacy in six one-hour programmes (1997, revised 2005). Shot in Europe, USA, Mexico and the Philippines and distributed worldwide. A co-production between Welsh, Irish and French producers and sold worldwide. The series was accompanied by a best-selling book "Saints and Sinners" by Eamon Duffy and is illustrated with photographs by Haydn Denman.

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Musical profiles

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Profile of celebrated harpist Catrin Finch which won a Bafta Cymru in 2003. Profile of bass player Robert Lloyd for the BBC including an extended hour-long version which was broadcast in the US; and an acclaimed profile of the young Welsh pianist Llyr Williams, which won best music programme at BAFTA Cymru 2007 and best entertainment programme at the 2007 Celtic Media Festival.

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Law yn Llaw (Hand in Hand)

DIRECTOR/CAMERAMAN

S4C followed Tracey and Steffan to Beijing for the 2008 Paralympics where Tracey competed in the famous Birds' Nest stadium, site of the 2008 Olympic Games in July and August. The programme Law yn Llaw (Hand in Hand) tells the story of the partnership between Tracey and Steffan which began when Steffan noticed a poster at his college, UWIC in Cardiff with the appeal 'Wanted! Eyes for the Paralympic athlete Tracey Hilton - Are you up for the challenge?'
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The Normans

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

A three one-hour part series produced in association with S4C International, France 5, TG4, SBS-TV Australia that details the history of the Normans in France, Italy and Britain and their influence on modern society, religion and politics. A co-production between S4C and The History Channel UK, the series has already been pre-sold to Australia's SBS and also broadcast on The History Channel.