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Ollie Putnam Cinematography is run by Ollie Putnam, a cameraman, filmmaker and passionate conservationist, working alongside a team of specialists to provide film services to clients all over the world.

Ollie is an underwater, topside and aerial cinematographer based in the UK. He is an experienced diver, HSE Part 4 Commercial Media Diver, instructor and underwater cameraman with over 3500 dives in a variety of climates and environments, having worked and filmed across the globe in Europe, Australasia, Southern Africa, the Middle East and Central America.


He has filmed a multitude of subjects underwater, from wildlife like sharks, whales, dolphins and coral reefs to freedivers, photographers and models. Ollie is also a qualified drone operator, with extensive knowledge of drones and using them to film over land and sea.

Multitalented and with experience working solo or as part of a larger film crew, Ollie can bring knowledge and a positive can do attitude to any production or job big or small. 


  • Cameraman

  • Camera assistant

  • DoP

  • Underwater camera

  • Safety diver

  • Aerial camera

  • DIT

  • Editor

  • Colourist

  • Sound design

Qualifications and Documentation

  • HSE Part 4 Commercial Media Diver

  • Experienced diver/freediver and PADI MSDT Instructor (with over 3500 dives)

  • Current HSE diving medical

  • Current Emergency First Aid at Work Qualification

  • Current SDI O2 Provider, CPR 1st Aid & AED Administrator

  • UK CAA Permission for Commercial Operations of Small Unmanned Aircraft (PfCO SUA <20kg #7133)

  • TQUK Level 4 Award for Commercial Drone Pilots

  • Worldwide Drone Public Liability Insurance up to £1 Million

  • GATES housings STO (Setup, Test, Operation) certified

  • OTS Guardian FFM Technician

  • PADI Underwater Videographer, Deep dive, Nitrox Instructor

  • AIDA 2* Freediver

  • Certificate of Higher Education: International Tourism Management

  • UK Passport

  • Full UK Driving Licence

Download Ollie's full CV here...