John Shier is a EMMY and BAFTA award winning cinematographer from Montana who specializes in Natural History subjects.  John’s passion in life is filmingwild animals andthe landscapes they exist in.  Over the past decade John’s work has taken him to wildernesses throughout the world where he has chronicled the lives ofbears, polar bears, black bears, grey wolves, bison, pumas, lions, snow leopards, lynx, gorillas and numerous otherspecies.  John also specializes in creating unique and compelling portraits of landscapes, utilizing innovate landscape and timelapse photography methods.

Most recently John was one of the principal cinematographers for the Award Winning BBC landmark series Planet Earth 2, the most watched natural history series in history.