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Cristian Dimitrius

Cinematographer / Photographer / PADI IDC Staff Instructor


Cristian Dimitrius is a Brazilian Emmy Award-winning cinematographer, photographer, naturalist, television presenter and PADI IDC Staff Instructor. He specializes in wildlife and natural history films around the world. On land or underwater, from ants to whales, Cristian’s innovative cinematography and unorthodox camera techniques are helping revolutionize the way people see and perceive wildlife. Cristian pushes the boundaries of wildlife filmmaking with his amazing still images and stunning video sequences, made with the most advanced camera technologies available.

“I hope to inspire people to fall in love with our planet through my images, arousing the desire for knowledge and conservation,” Cristian says. In addition to several film credits, Cristian has shot and produced for some of the world’s top television networks including the BBC, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, History Channel, Animal Planet and Globo TV.


São Paulo, São Paulo

Career Highlights

  • News and documentary Emmy Awards, National Academy of Arts and Science: Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography – Documentary and Long Form for National Geographic’s Untamed Americas (2013)
  • International TV & Film Awards Competition, New York Festivals: Gold World Medal in Nature & Wildlife category for the work in “Brazil – A Natural History,” Episode 1: “Fragile Forest” and Episode 2: “Wild Heart” (2015)
  • Ocean Views, Nature’s Best Photography: 12th prize winner (2013)
  • Benchmarking BRAZIL 2015, Benchmark People Awards: Sustainability – People that Make A Difference (2015)

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