Nikon STAGE. 18 Oct, 13:00 - 14:00
Roger Horrocks is a environmental photographer and underwater cameraman based in Cape Town, South Africa.
In 2007/2008, he worked as an underwater photographer on the BBC Nature’s Great Events series, which documented the annual sardine run off the east coast of South Africa. The film, “The Great Tide”, won the Golden Palm award at the 2009 Antibes Underwater Film festival.
In 2009 Roger teamed up with the underwater cinematographer Didier Noirot and the Foster Brothers/NHU Africa to co-direct and produce a documentary about diving with Nile Crocodiles in the Okavango Delta, Botswana. “Into the Dragon’s Lair” premiered on Animal Plant in April 2010, and won Best Underwater Cinematography at the 2010 BLUE Oceans Film Festival in California. The film was also nominated for Best Cinematography at the 2011 Emmy Awards.
1n 2010, Roger was voted as the Photographer/Photojournalist of the Year at the Magazine Publishers Associations of South Africa’s PICA Awards.
For more information, vist www.rogerhorrocks.com.