Leighton De Barros
Leighton De Barros is an award winning cinematographer and director, with clients from ‘Survivor’ on CBS America, to the BBC Natural History Unit & independent production companies producing films for Discovery, Animal Planet and National Geographic. With a string of awards, including four Emmy Award Nominations for Cinematography, he is committed to the pursuit of excellence in his chosen field. Leighton is passionate about Australian wildlife and has worked on many projects filming dolphins, whales and other Australian native wildlife over the last fifteen years. Leighton has produced and directed Whale Patrol for ABC TV and National Geographic TV International and in the past he produced a half hour wildlife/adventure program titled Shark Bay in association with the ABC Natural History Unit, which he also wrote, shot and directed. Leighton is developing other wildlife projects and his company is exploring new media, including an animated interactive web-based experience about dolphins.