Phil Coates

SanDisk Extreme Team Member

Photographer Bio

Phil Coates is an accomplished filmmaker and photographer specializing in remote location productions and has a proven track record of working on assignment in some of the most challenging environments on earth: in temperatures from -52°C to +48°C and altitudes of up to 8,000 meters.

His television documentaries have been commissioned for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, ABC Australia, Avro Netherlands, Discovery International and National Geographic Television. They include; ‘Ice Lab: North Pole’ - the story of the Catlin Arctic Survey, ‘North Pole Ice Airport’, ‘Everest Beyond The Limit’, ‘Blizzard Race To The Pole’, ‘Ice Break Heart’, ‘Going North’ and ‘Five Miles High’.

Starting his TV career at BBC Science & Features and the BBC Natural History Unit, Phil went on to specialize in shooting observational documentaries that aim to capture the real and raw emotion of expeditions and remote location assignments and the work of scientists, naturalists and adventure athletes.


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