Atlantic Ridge Productions

Led by BAFTA awarded and Emmy Nominee cinematographer Nuno Sá, we have over a decade of experience capturing images of oceanic life, in its most extreme environments.

Equipped with the best gear in the professional market, we are prepared to deliver imagery in Ultra High Definition, 5 K resolution, as well as provide full expedition logistics, cameramen, and DOP services.

Our office is located in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, smack on top of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, more precisely in the Azores Archipelago

From the Fjords of Norway to Patagonia, Colombia, Africa, and the Pacific, we travel worldwide to the most extreme environments.

Latest productions:

Mar, A Última Fronteira – RTP1

In 2019 we produced the biggest series ever about Portugal’s sea life, “Mar, a última fronteira”. This six part series for RTP1, sponsored by Lisbon Oceanarium, was seen by over 1.7 millions viewers in Portugal.

The Madeira Monk Seal – Project Life Madeira Monk Seal

Promotional video for Project Life Madeira Monk Seal, about the conservation of the world’s most endangered seal – the Mediterranean Monk Seal – in Madeira islands.

Riding To Extinction – Seahorses Of Ria Formosa Campaign For Lisbon Oceanarium And Oceano Azul Foundation

Most viewed ad on Youtube in August 2019 in Portugal

This short conservation movie was produced to create marine awareness. Specifically about the decline in the world’s largest seahorse population, which is located in Ria Formosa, in the South of Portugal. 

‘Riding to extinction’ was released online in August 2019. It was the most-watched promotional video on Youtube, during that month, in Portugal. It ranked above big commercial brands, like McDonald’s, Lóreal and Betclic, which were the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th most-watched ads.

Kids Dive – Diving With Kids, Discovering The Ocean

Atlantic Ridge Productions is the media partner for the Kids Dive. This project promotes Ocean conservation amongst high school students, across Portugal.

Diving in Madeira And Porto Santo – Madeira Tourism Association

A short video with some of the diving highlights in Madeira and Porto Santo islands, produced for Madeira Tourism Association.

Conservation Of The Oceans Fund – Lisbon Oceanarium And Oceano Azul Foundation

Promo video for a research fund, to promote the study of sharks and rays, granted by the Lisbon Oceanarium and Oceano Azul Foundation.