Underwater Cinematographer, Producer


Kina is an award winning underwater cinematographer based in New Zealand. His background as a shark researcher and 20 years of professional diving helps him capture extraordinary images underwater.

On this site, explore the services Kina provides as a film and documentary producer, underwater cameraman and director of photography.



Kina Scollay is an underwater cinematographer who specialises in feature films and wildlife - from charismatic megafauna to carefully observed characters of the sea and sky. He was underwater DOP on MEG, Warner Bros' blockbuster due for release August '18. As DOP on wildlife series he captures award-winning sequences, and runs underwater teams to create spectacular underwater shows. His intimate footage of Great White Sharks is in high demand for cutting-edge broadcast productions.

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Shark Research

A founding member of New Zealand's Great White Shark Research Project, Kina is a shark researcher unlike any other. He co-developed a world-leading ID system and has achieved an intimate knowledge of individual Great White Sharks.

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Film & Documentary

Kina produces wildlife television series and documentaries. He produced Our Big Blue Backyard II, a 6 episode top-rating blue chip series, a Discovery special 'Sharks of the Shadowland', and is in production with his new, 3-part documentary series for Prime TV. He also produces for international and local film and documentary shoots. His vast network of connections and wealth of experience enable him to successfully co-ordinate the most ambitious of projects.

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