A collection of 6 years of film making on Koh Tao, made for a variety of companies, filmed and edited by Simon Dowling.

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  • netposter

    Ghost Net Removal

    Filmed for Eco Koh Tao. Shot and edited in 2011 The production shows the incredible effort involved in removing one of the biggest ghost nets that I have seen. This movie was filmed by several videographers …

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  • HellDive

    Padi Rescue (Hell Dive)

    Padi Rescue Diver Course. Created for students that I was teaching. Using Sony HDR 60e and Ikelite Housing  

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  • Poster

    Mantas of Komodo

    Filmed for fun in Komodo National Park. Using Canon HF10 in Gates Housing. 30m depth and 10m surge. Tough colour correction.

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  • Poster

    Wild Dolphins: Komodo

    Filmed for fun in Komodo National Park Using Go Pro 4 set to 1080P Wide. Handheld unit, hence shaky, while being dragged along at the side of a speedboat.

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    Wreck: A New View

    Filmed for fun. Using Go Pro 4 set to 1080P Wide. Using B & W for a contrasting view of HTMS Sattakut.

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  • drone1

    Koh Tao Star Villa

    Filmed for Koh Tao Star Villa Using Phantom Vision 2+ drone with built in 1080P camera Promotional video highlighting the location of Star Villa.

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  • drone1

    Koh Tao Loi Kratong

    Filmed during Loi Kratong event Using Phantom Vision 2+ drone with built in 1080P camera Sunset and Night Flight

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    Koh Tao Drone 3

    Created for flight testing. Using Phantom Vision 2+ drone with built in 1080P camera Further flight testing over water.

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    Koh Tao Drone 2

    Created for flight testing. Using Phantom Vision 2+ drone with built in 1080P camera Flight testing over water.

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    Koh Tao Drone 1

    Created for flight testing. Using Phantom Vision 2+ drone with built in 1080P camera With warm glow added post production.

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  • aowposter

    Padi Advanced Open Water

    Padi Advanced Open Water Course. Created for students that I was teaching. Using Canon HF30 and Gates Housing. Filmed by Ashley Kirkham, working for Crystal Images.  

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    Padi Open Water

    Padi Open Water Course. Created for students that I was teaching. Using Canon HF30 and Gates Housing. Filmed by Ashley Kirkham, working for Crystal Images.  

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  • WreckPoster

    A New View

    Created for personal use in 2015 Using GO Pro 4 and Snake River Handles. Black & White concept to give a different look. Entered into Shearwater video competition.

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  • SRPoster

    Self Reliant Promo

    Created for Crystal Dive Resort in 2014. Promoting Crystal Images new course Using footage filmed specifically for promo Designed to play in bar after videos

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  • ClassPoster

    Classroom Promo

    Created for Crystal Dive Resort in 2014. Promoting Crystal Images products Using existing footage from Open Water videos Designed to play in classroom during academics

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  • aowposter

    Next Step Promo

    Created for Crystal Dive Resort in 2014. Promoting the Advanced Open Water Course Using existing footage from Sail Rock & HTMS Sattakut

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  • ctPoster

    Coral Transplanting

    Shot for Eco Koh Tao in 2014. Showing the coral tranplanting to new reef structures provided by Department of Marine & Coastal Resources. Corals were tranplanted from nursery and used underwater putty.

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  • sharkPOSTER

    Shark Release Day

    A short film shot mostly undercover in 2011 on Koh Samui and Mainland Thailand. It shows the main issue why sharks have dissappeared from the Gulf of Thailand. Shot with teams from Big Blue Diving, Crystal …

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  • MiniPoster

    Mini Thailand

    Filmed for Eco Koh Tao. Shot and edited in 2011 The car company Mini joined the line of companies using their CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)  budgets to create an artificial reef on Koh Tao.    

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  • causeposter

    Cause & Effect

    Filmed for Eco Koh Tao. Shot and edited in 2010 The production shows a major Coral Bleaching event in the Gulf of Thailand during the summer of 2010 This movie has shown in several festival …

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    The Crystal Wreck

    Filmed for Eco Koh Tao. Part 1 in 2011, Part 2 in 2013 The production follows the Eco Koh Tao team, as they work to deploy an artificial reef structure for coral rehabilitation. Expanding the popular …

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