SeaLight Managing Director / Executive Producer
Colette is a senior production executive with 25+ years of science, history and natural history experience.
She has held key positions at the network executive/series producer or supervising producer level with major broadcasters and prod cos in the US, UK, Australia, NZ, China and Germany. She has been nominated for 2 Primetime Emmy Awards for National Geographic's Inside 9/11 and The Dog Whisperer, among the Channel’s all-time top-rated Specials and Series.
She has also produced top-rating programs for National Geographic, Discovery, PBS, ABC Australia, SBS, ARTE France, SVT Sweden, NHNZ, the History Channel, Science Channel, Oxygen, CBS, TLC, and Animal Planet, among others.
Colette’s Masters degree is in environmental science from the London School of Economics, her BS is from Boston University in journalism, and she has studied at Oxford University, with additional studies in France and Australia. She is also an experienced diver and certified yoga teacher.
For Colette's CV, click here.
SeaLight Creative Director / Producer / DoP
Adam is a Director/Writer/Producer and Director of Photography whose films have delved into diverse topics, from the Dingo of Australia’s outback to the surprisingly intelligent, urban pigeon, and the social impact of alcohol. His work has received numerous awards for writing, producing and cinematography.
As Creative Director of SeaLight Pictures, Adam is a key creative in conceptualising, writing, and executing programs and series for international broadcasters and clients. He creates budgets, plans shoots, and supervises production teams in the field, as well as, editors, graphics, and music in post production.
Adam’s love of science and natural history programming is an expression of his background. He combines a BA in Marine Science with an AA in Filmmaking and Underwater Photography.
Adam is a highly experienced diver, a former member of IATSE 600 as a Director of Photography, and holds a US Coast Guard captain’s license.
For Adam's CV, click here.
Rachel has over 20 years’ experience across numerous feature films, TV series and documentaries in Australia, the UK and US -- working in all facets of production and post production -- and with Australia’s most esteemed production companies and producers.
The films she has produced have been selected for over 100 top-tier international film festivals, and released theatrically around the world.
Roger is a BAFTA- and RTS-award-winning Producer and Director hailing from the UK. He has an extensive background in high-profile science and documentary factual titles such as BBC1’s Wallace and Gromit’s World of Invention and National Geographic’s Megastructures. He is also a co-creator of Discovery Channel’s global hit series Aussie Gold Hunters.
As Series and Executive Producer, he has amassed over 180 hours of high profile documentary & factual credits, originating and overseeing long-running series and one-off documentaries for Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, History Channel, Nat Geo, SBS, RAI, ZDF, ABC, SBS, PBS and Channel 7 and Netflix.
Working across conventional and multimedia projects in Bristol, London, Paris, Boston, Sydney and Perth, Roger has filmed in over 30 countries worldwide, earning a reputation as an innovative and highly adaptable producer.
Manager of Business & Legal Affairs
Stephen Boyle Media and Entertainment Law is a boutique law firm specializing in the media and entertainment industries, with particular focus on film, television and digital media production.
Stephen Boyle has over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry including four years with the Australian Film Commission before its merger into Screen Australia.
Mick has over 10 years of editing experience. He has edited and supervised post-production on many SeaLight films including ‘Sharks of the Shadowland’, ‘Riding the Ocean Dragon', ‘Shark Exile’ and ‘Operation: SharkLift’. He has also worked extensively on such Discovery series as ‘Mythbusters’ and ‘Deadly Women’.
With SeaLight, Mick has grown into many other roles including 2nd camera in the field (both above and underwater), development, and post-production supervisor back in the office. He is a diver and certified instructor.
Annabel has experience in a range of roles across feature films, TV series, and commercials in both Canada and Australia. She is a keen up-and-comer who is chasing her passion for natural history with SeaLight, putting her science and arts background to good use in the research department and in the field.
Annabel also manages SeaLight’s online presence, including the website and all social media.
SeaLight's Professional Resources
Karin Steininger ASE - EDITOR
Karin is an Academy and Emmy award-winning editor who has shaped several of our favourite productions
Brett Aplin - COMPOSER
Brett's music sensibilities are key to effective storytelling. See more.
Chuck Davis - CINEMATOGRAPHER. See More.
Chris Miller - CINEMATOGRAPHER. See More.
Rachael Thornton - CINEMATOGRAPHER. See More.
Dan Miau - SOUND RECORDIST.
Dr Vanessa Pirotta - SCIENTIFIC CONSULTANT. See More.
Dr Will Robbins - SCIENTIFIC CONSULTANT. See More.