DAN TRAVERS

                    UNDERWATER MEDIA SPECIALIST

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Dan Travers - (Diver Dan) - Dive Specialist

MARINE CO-ORDINATION.

UNDERWATER MEDIA PRODUCTION FOR FILM. TV. & STILLS.

H.S.E. & BBC MEDIA DIVING CONTRACTOR.

UNDERWATER CAMERA / OPERATOR.

UNDERWATER ARTIST TRAINER FOR THE STARS.

PADI DIVING INSTRUCTOR.

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Dan Travers - 'Diver Dan' is an HSE (no.1346), BBC, ITV, SKY - Registered Media Diving Contractor and PADI Diving Instructor working exclusively underwater on films since 1988, originally starting in front of camera, before becoming part of the legendary & late Mike Portelly's crew behind it, for 15 years.

Able to cater for any job - in and under water - and provide complete support from 'concept to wrap' - 'production to equipment' - including underwater 'set' building and construction on a 'one-stop-shop' basis - wherever the location - worldwide. His combined dive and water safety team, have over a century of experience. Production costs can be hugely reduced with our efficient problem solving and solution finding, taking the stresses of 'the unknown' away and with the friendliest team in the world - where safety is always paramount!

Recent Credits:

He has worked on recent productions such as; 'Serenity'; 'Mission Impossible 6'; 'Ancient Futures'(Jurassic park); 'The Mummy'; 'Paddington 2'; 'Taboo' (TV Drama) and the 'Kingsman' Features --- to name but a few.

Marine Co-Ordination:

Recent Feature films where Dan has been the Marine Co-Ordinator include; 'Finding you Feet; 'On Chesil Beach' and 'Swallows & Amazons'.

Underwater Camera Operator work:

Some of the projects Dan has worked on as the Main Unit Underwater Camera Operator are; 'Widow's Walk' - Feature, 'Anchor & Hope' - Feature; River Monsters ('Laconia' Reconstruction) - TV Docu' and 'Don't Look Down' - TV Docu' (about Richard Branson).   

Stars & Celebrities trained by 'Diver Dan' to perform to the best of their abilities underwater:

Also specialising in artiste training - especially children; Dan has a worldwide reputation in actors achieving the ultimate in confidence when performing underwater. Dan has helped train a number of stars and celebrities to perform to the best of their abilities whilst submerged including Benedict Cumberbatch, Ed Burns, Saskia Rosenthal, Finn Elliot, Paul Brannigan, Katrina Kaif ('Bollywood'), Travis and Portishead --- amongst others.

'Underwater Casting Director' and complete 'Underwater Casting Service':

London's first and only qualified - so the best choice - when clients or production need to find talent who is capable of fulfilling the necessary requirements for any given project. Recent underwater casting commissions include 'Widow's Walk' (Feature), 'Aqua Di Gio' (Giorgio Armani) and Sony Xperia TVC's.