Tom Fitz is a cameraman, producer and director specializing in natural history films. As a freelance cameraman, Tom has worked for the BBC, PBS, NHK, National Geographic, and many more. He is best known for his work on Planet Earth I and II, Blue Planet I and II, Racing Extinction and LIFE.
Tom spent four years working on a language acquisition project with bottlenose dolphins before beginning his career as a filmmaker. The majority of his first projects as a cameraman centered around dolphins and whales.
Tom will be holding lectures and film screenings during this expedition.
Gaïane De Brabanter is a marine biology and animal behavior teacher. She is a safety diver (PADI Rescue Diver) and a free diver (SSI level 2). Her scientific research on social learning in juvenile dolphins was published in the Journal of Animal Behavior and Cognition.
As a naturalist with a passion for our oceans and their good health, Gaïane believes in making a difference by offering a rich and positive encounter with underwater life, especially the spinner dolphins of this extraordinary location that she’s been visiting for years. She will be offering informative talks about the local flora and fauna, including dolphin behavior, corals and the bay of Sataya.
Phoebe Fitz is a stills photographer specializing in underwater portraiture and fine art photography. She works as a camera assistant for her father Tom on many of his natural history shoots and has a passion for sharing her love for the ocean with others.
Phoebe is an RYT 200 hour vinyasa yoga teacher and NAUI certified Rescue Diver. She will be teaching yoga classes and photographing the dolphins on this expedition.