Nuno Sá is an award-winning underwater cameraman, specialized in big animals


Nuno Sá has been part of several major wildlife productionssuch as BBC – Blue Planet 2. With over 20 years diving in the remote oceanic archipelago of the Azores, he now shots worldwide from the Fjords of Norway to Patagonia, Colombia, Africa, and the Pacific. Nuno is currently working on BBC´s next landmark series – Planet Earth 3. 

Nuno Sá runs his own production company in the Azores – Atlantic Ridge Productions. Equipped with the best gear in the professional market, they can deliver imagery in RED RAW Ultra High Definition, as well as, drone services.

Recent productions as wildlife cameraman:

BBC Blue Planet 2 – Ep 1. One Ocean

Nuno won a BAFTA award for best photography as a part of the main team of cinematographers, in the opening episode of this landmark series. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, this iconic series has been broadcasted worldwide. Nuno filmed in the Norwegian fjords, 300 km above the arctic circle, where thousands of Orcas and humpback whales migrate to feed on massive schools of herring.

BBC Blue Planet 2 – Ep 4. Big Blue

For the Big Blue episode, Nuno filmed several stories in the oceanic archipelago of the Azores. One of the main sequences was of sharks feeding on a whale carcass. He also contributed to several other sequences such as sperm whales and ocean plastic pollution.

National Geographic – Europe´s Wild Islands

Nuno was the main camera for the documentary Wild Islands of the Atlantic. A Nat Geo Wild documentary about the Azores, directed by Austrian filmmaker Erich Proell.  

Portugal – Wild Land On The Edge

Nuno was one of the main cameramen, both above and below water, as well as the drone operator, on this major production about the Portuguese wildlife for ORF, ARTE, and Bavarian Broadcasting television channels.