• Advanced camera skills HD, UHD, 4K, solid state

  • Shooting and directing presenter sync

  • Remote location experience

  • Drones -  4 years of commercial drone work 

  • 3-Axis stabilized handheld gimbal systems

  • Time-lapse, camera traps, Gopro, and Infrared experience

  • Knowledge of production and post workflows (formats and codecs)

  • Filmed from helicopters, mountains, and underwater

  • Highly motivated, adaptable and creative individual

  • Good people skills

  • Passion for wildlife, conservation and natural history

  • Long form, TV documentaries and on-line short form productions

  • Previous experience as an editor (with TV and film credits)

Shooting locations

America (east and west), Ascension Island (South Atlantic), Australia, Botswana, Cyprus, Ethiopia, Egypt, France, Germany, India (south), Italy, Kenya, Maldives, Norway, Romania, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK. 


  • CAA permission to fly aerial rigs. (drones)

  • Masters Degree in Interactive Digital Media (impact of technology on documentary practice).

  • Full UK Driving license.

  • BBC Production Safety on location

  • BBC Safeguard Trust interactive modules – Trust Dilemmas in TV, Factual TV, Obs doc.

  • PADI Open Water Diver

  • Health & Safety training

  • Fire Safety Awareness


  • RED Epic Dragon 6K

  • Sony FS7 MK1

  • DJI Inspire 1

  • DJI Mavic Pro 2

  • Satchler Tripod

  • Mac Laptop with editing software

  • Canon stills camera

  • Lenses up to 6o0mm

Member of Directors UK and BECTU.

Richard Hughes 

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