Scott Mouat | DP


Scott Mouat | DP



Scott's an experienced documentary DoP and wildlife cameraman who works internationally. He prefers working in small mobile teams and shoots with the edit in mind.  He's a qualified drone pilot, owning the Inspire 1 Pro.  He owns and operates a variety of other filmmaking equipment, a full list is available here.  He's experienced in a variety of work including long lens and Infra Red.  He's worked in a variety of remote and dangerous locations from caves to mountain tops. volcanoes to fiords.  Over the past few years he's worked for a variety of companies including the BBC, WGBH, and NHNZ and filmed in a variety of countries including New Zealand, Sri Lanka, and China, during this process he's filmed some of the rarest creatures on earth.  His work has screened to audiences around the world on channels such as BBC2, Discovery and PBS. He has produced and directed ‘The Unnatural History of the Kakapo’, an award winning feature length documentary.  He continues to work as DoP on a variety of projects including Grand Designs NZ and Volcanic New Zealand.  He's also working on a short film on the Takahe, and a series for New Zealand TV.  See below for a some of his more recent TV work. Scott's also the co founder of Peekavu, an augmented reality app, and has created and advised on a number of augmented reality projects.


Latest Work

Last year I worked as DP on Modern Dinosaurs, a fun show that took us all around New Zealand.  Created by Making Movies, Modern Dinosaurs is screening on Sunday evenings on Discovery UK.

I was also involved with NHNZ's Big Pacific.  I spent several weeks filming a family of rare and secretive Yellow-Eyed Penguins.  Big Pacific is currently screening on Discovery UK.


Finalist, Best Feature Documentary, Qantas Film and TV Awards

Best NZ Filmmaker,Reel Earth Film Festival 2010

Best Sound, Documentary Edge Festival 2010

Best Director, Documentary Edge Festival 2010

Best Cinematography, Documentary Edge Festival 2010

Merit Award, Human Wildlife Interaction, IWFF 2010, USA

Best Newcomer, CMS Vatavaran 2011, India

Best NZ Cinematography, Reel Earth Film Festival 2010

Winner, Best Ornithological Film, Menigoute Festival.

Best Feature Documentary, Documentary Edge Festival 2010



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