MCE are proud to add the legendary Rick Rosenthal to the Ocean of Talent!
Multiple EMMY and BAFTA award-winning cinematographer and professional Marine Biologist.
Rick started diving in San Diego in 1960, and for many years was involved with scientific research projects along the Pacific Coast of North and South America. Rick has authored or co-authored more than fifty scientific papers on near shore ecology and fisheries biology. He received a Bachelors Degree in Biology from California State University (Humboldt), and a Masters Degree in Marine Biology from San Diego State University.
In 1984, he began a long association with the prestigious BBC/Natural History Unit in Bristol, England. During this time, he has filmed some of the most challenging wildlife subjects in the sea. Rick was a principal cameraman for BBC’s landmark BLUE PLANET series, and the feature film DEEP BLUE. He filmed on the blockbuster series PLANET EARTH and Disney Nature’s EARTH. The BBC, PBS and Discovery channels commissioned three of his whale films RIDDLE OF THE RIGHT WHALE,HUMPBACK WHALES and SPERM WHALES BACK FROM THE ABYSS for global broadcasts.