Zac Macaulay is an underwater film maker and cameraman - view movie showreel

Zac Macaulay’s underwater cameraman’s career has naturally progressed from his photography, shooting clips and scenes for films and advertisements.

In the summer of 2016 among other things Zac shot a promo for the launch of Disney’s ‘Finding Dory’ and was underwater DOP on a big advertisement for Pantene Pro V to be aired on TV early 2017.


Zac Macaulay Films is a specialist underwater film and stills production company based just outside London.

What we offer From low cost to big budget productions we can tailor a solution for your needs. We can provide underwater film and stills sequences for commercials, TV and movies alike, shooting on location or in specialised underwater film studios, with full specialist production facilities that are associated with the job. This includes lighting (topside or underwater), specialist safety crew and set builders.

Camera kit Gates/Red We own and shoot with a Gates Red Epic Dragon or Weapon combination at 6K or 8K with remote follow focus control to surface. Port options are 8 or 10 inch dome port or flat mineral glass ports. All optimised to accommodate cinema and stills lenses. The housing is a Gates Deep Weapon housing which is ultra reliable.

Camera kit Arri Alexa We offer Arri Alexa cameras in an Arri housing with port options in 8 and 10 inch or flat mineral glass ports. All optimised to accomodate compatible cinema and stills lenses. Remote camera control via RCU4 or WCU4 remote control. Supported cameras are Arri Alexa XT or SXT and the plus versions of the camera.

Zac has over 25 years experience shooting underwater stills at the highest level and in 2014 transferred his skills to film forming Zac Macaulay Films.

Thank you to Nick Sneath for the collaboration over the years.  

Zac is fully HSE compliant and so is the experienced team he works with and we look forward to speaking with you about your underwater production very soon.
Showreel 2016
Showreel 2016
Finding Dory - Disney Channel Launch
Finding Dory - Disney Channel Launch
Myleene Klass / Littlewoods / behind the scenes
Myleene Klass / Littlewoods / behind the scenes
Pantene Pro Voke Liquid Blonde Hair Commercial
Pantene Pro Voke Liquid Blonde Hair Commercial
Rueful Warrior
Rueful Warrior

* Belloq Productions - Rueful Warrior 
   (Dir-Mark Owen, Studio-The Underwater Studio)
* Euston Films - Hard Sun
* 10 Management - Take That - Wonderland tour
* Fit Bit Strictly Come Dancing - Ad
* Disney Channel - Finding Dory - Promo
* Littlewood's with Myleene Klass - Ad
* Pantene Pro V - TV Ad
   (Dir-Nick Sneath, Camera-Rich Stevenson, Studio-The Underwater Studio)
* Goodmans Food Group (Merlob's) - Ad
* Little Dippers (Babies Dream) - Corporate Video
* British Heart Foundation (Drowning Man) - Ad
* Sappi Silken - Ad
* British Heart Foundation (How to Build a Human) - Ad
* London Aquarium - Ad
* Diesel Jeans - Ad
 Underwater DOP & Cameraman - May 2017

Underwater Cameraman - May 2017
Underwater Stills - March 2017
DOP - 2016
DOP and Camerman- 2016
DOP - 2016
Underwater DOP - 2016

DOP - 2014
DOP - 2013
DOP - 2012
DOP - 2000
DOP - 2000
DOP - 1999
DOP - 1997

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