Meet The Team

Atlantic Edge Films is co-owned by Morne Hardenberg and Mark van Coller.

                                               Morne Hardenberg

Morne has been working with Great White Sharks since 1999.

He has done, literally hundreds of dives filming white sharks without cages, in 3 different locations around the world.

Credits Include:

Killer Whales - The Mega Hunt. (AP/Discovery).

Super Giants with Steve Backshall. (BBC)

Great White Shark - A Living Legend. (BBC Natural World)

Sharkman. (Discovery/Animal Planet)

Beyond Fear. (Nat Geo).

Shark Night. (Nat Geo/Animal Planet)

The Lab. (Nat Geo - Critter Cam)

Oceanus Series. (Nat Geo)

 

A highlight of his career was winning the 2008 Award of Excellence, (Guild of Television Cameramen), for his breathtaking great white shark sequences in the film “SHARKMAN”.

Still's photography is a hobby, and Morne's photographs have appeared on the front pages of many leading newspapers, magazines, and marine books.

An acclaimed diver, he is a qualified PADI Divemaster, a class 4 commercial scientific diver, a SAMSA qualified boat skipper, STCW95 certified and is trained in medic first aid (Level III).

                                                     Mark van Coller

Atlantic Edge Films Stock Nature Film FootageMark is not only an underwater cameraman but technical wizard and gadget man. He originally studied at the Rocky Mountain School of Photography after which his underwater images went on to win awards at competitions, including:

DEEP Indonesia, Our World Underwater and multiple categories in the FUJI Wildlife Awards.

Recent cameraman credits include:

Killer Whales - The Mega Hunt. (AP/Discovery).

Fishing Impossible. (ITV)

African Penguins underwater for the BBC NHU - ORBI screen in Japan 40 meters wide screen

Dive certifications include PADI and SSI Instructor and Class IV Commercial Diver.

Mark maintains the army of Atlantic Edge Films' cameras, which include RED Epic, Dragon and Scarlets, and a variety of Nauticam Housings.

For more information please visit Equipment Hire.

Atlantic Edge Films Stock Nature Film Footage

Brocq Maxey

Assistant cameraman, Brocq grew up in the Bahamas before relocating in South Africa.

He has spent the last 10 years involved in various oceanographic and marine research projects. His passion for all things underwater is evident in his photography and cinematography.

When not working with great white sharks, he is out filming the vast variety of underwater wildlife in False Bay or leading trips on the epic Sardine Run.