Director of Cinematography
Sea Image Productions
Decades of experience in wildlife & underwater cinematography, freelance production and independent film making.
Spanning over 30 years of experience, Emmy Award winning cinematographer Clint Hempsall has worked on over 50 documentaries and hundreds of international and domestic television program segments. With 16 ACS awards to his name, Clint only uses the latest high-definition cameras such as Sony HDCAM, Sony XDCAM HD, Red 4K, Canon C 200 4K and Panasonic DVC Pro HD. He has shot many TVC, corporate and educational projects for a variety of highly reputable clientele.
Driven by a passion for filming underwater natural history, Clint has become one of Australia’s most experienced and creative underwater camera specialists with over 8000 dives and numerous awards to his name. Understanding that marine-based documentaries can be an expensive process, Clint films both above water and underwater content making the production process far more efficient and affordable for his clients.
Filming projects have taken him to some of the world’s most beautiful destinations including Fiji, Vanuatu, The Bahamas, Japan, Palau and New Zealand. Whether the purpose of the shoot is scientific research, indigenous culture, maritime history, natural adventure, tourism or underwater natural history, Clint is committed to getting the best possible image on every single shoot, a promise he has kept with his clients time and time again.
Clint has worked with dozens of various networks and clients, on a total of over 500 projects.
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Clint has been involved in countless award-winning documentaries. He was involved in the underwater shoot for National Geographic's 'Great Migrations', which won the Emmy in 2011.