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Brian McDairmant is a Scottish-born cinematographer best known for his documentary work for the BBC, Channel 4 and broadcasters like National Geographic, Discovery and PBS. He has nearly 40 years' experience in film drama, documentary, feature films, commercials, music videos and has received awards and nominations from BAFTA, EMMY and RTS. See full bio »

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Known For

Bukit Brown Voices
Bukit Brown Voices Cinematographer
(2012)
Body Story
Body Story Cinematographer
(1998)
Ms J Contemplates Her Choice
(2014)
7 Letters
7 Letters Cinematographer
(2015)

Filmography

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 2017 In Time to Come (Documentary)
 2015 7 Letters (segment "Pineapple Town")
 2013-2014 Secret History (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
 2012 Bukit Brown Voices (Documentary)
 2011 The Spice Trail (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1989-2011 Nature (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- The Himalayas (2011)
- Chasing Big Cats (2004)
- Beyond Timbuktu (1989)
 2010 Monumental Challenge (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- The Bund (2010)
- Taj Mahal (2010)
 2009 Culinary Asia (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Thailand (2009)
 2009 Big, Bigger, Biggest (TV Series documentary) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Sky Wheel (2009) ... (director of photography)
 2008 Wild China (TV Mini-Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Beyond the Great Wall (2008) ... (photography)
- Tibet (2008) ... (photography)
 2006 Outbreak Investigation (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
 2006 Lost Worlds (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2006 The First Emperor (TV Movie documentary)
 2003-2006 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Bataan Rescue (2003)
 2005 Ape to Man (Video documentary)
 2005 History of Singapore (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
 2005 Khubilai Khan: Fall of the Mongol Hordes (TV Movie documentary)
 2005 Europe: A Natural History (TV Series documentary) (2 episodes)
- Ice Ages (2005)
- Genesis (2005)
 2004 British Isles: A Natural History (TV Series documentary) (8 episodes)
- Our Future (2004) ... (photography)
- Modern Times (2004) ... (photography)
- Revolution (2004) ... (photography)
- Taming the Wild (2004) ... (photography)
- Islands Apart (2004) ... (photography)
 2003 Monsters We Met (TV Series documentary)
 2002 Ice World (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 Empires: Egypt's Golden Empire (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
 2001 Africa (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Desert Odyssey (2001)
 1999 Real Life (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1998 The Royal Court of Thailand (TV Movie documentary)
 1998 Twockers (TV Short documentary)
 1998 Body Story (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Shut Down (1998)
- Crash Repairs (1998)
- The Cold War (1998)
- Under Pressure (1998)
 1998 Lost at Sea: The Search for Longitude (TV Movie documentary)
 1997 The Longest Memory (TV Movie) (1997)
 1996 Under the Sun: Spending the Kids' Inheritance (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Einstein Revealed (TV Movie documentary)
 1996 Jerusalem, City of Heaven (TV Movie documentary)
 1995 Magic Animals (TV Series documentary) (1995)
 1994 Football Crazy (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 Great Railway Journeys (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 1990 The Trials of Life (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Fighting (1990)
- Homemaking (1990)
- Finding Food (1990)
 1986 Scott Free (TV Series documentary)
 1985 Screen Two (TV Series) (1 episode)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (5 credits)
Show Show Director (1 credit)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)

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