About Stephen de Vere

Stephen de Vere
Filming in the Bering Sea for Frozen Planet (Photo: Jeff Wilson)

Stephen de Vere is a cameraman and independent filmmaker specialising in nature and wildlife.

He makes unique, understated and personal wildlife films in the Engish countryside where he lives:
Through the Garden Gate DVD

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Stephen started his career with the RSPB Film Unit as an Assistant Film Editor and Staff Cameraman and in 1992 joined the BBC Natural History Unit. He was described by Sir David Attenborough as “an extraordinary cameraman” after repairing his camera using parts from a computer printer while frozen in for 9 months during an Antarctic winter.

His IMDB listing includes a spell as a CGI Creature Animator on several feature films but his main credits are for BBC wildlife television programmes including:

Life in the Freezer
The Life of Birds
Wildlife on One
Living Britain
The Natural World 
Andes to Amazon
Life
Africa
Yellowstone 
Frozen Planet 
The Hunt

emperor penguin chick
Filming the breeding cycle of emperor penguins while overwintering in Antarctica. © 1992 Stephen de Vere