I’ve worked as a documentary cameraman since 2008, making a living telling stories and capturing unique images from the hottest coldest and remotest places on the planet. I’ve worked in places such as the icy cathedrals of Antarctica and South Georgia, to the rich reefs of the Indian Ocean, to the wonderful bird colonies of Ascension Island. Previously I worked as a motion graphic designer and was a senior editor in a corporate video production with some very big clients, where I learnt key skills in film-making and camera technology.

Working the Sea

Working the Sea ‘Working the Sea’ follows the fortunes of the Bagwells, a Sidmouth fishing family from the forties when young Stan was fishing with his father in a borrowed boat, to the nineties when they have two fish shops, two trawlers fishing out of Brixham, and three boats working off the beach at Sidmouth.…

Fishing for Clovelly herring

Fishing for Clovelly herringFishing for Clovelly Herring follows traditional herring fisherman, Stephen Perham, as he rows out into Bideford Bay before dawn to shoot his nets. He explains his personal crusade to try and revive the local, sustainable herring fishery and get more people eating Clovelly herring. Filmed & edited by Simon Vacher Sound assistant…

Interview with Miller Tripods – Raw Talent Meets the South Atlantic

Simon Vacher, a young, keen, talented cinematographer and widelife/documentary cameraman, spent 25 weeks over three years on five separate trips filming on Ascension Island and St. Helena, the UK Caribbean Territories, Pitcairn & Henderson Island, Falklands, Antarctica, South Georgia and the Chagos Archipelago for a television documentary about the UK Overseas Territories, ‘Britain’s Treasure Islands’…