Peter McMurdie - Wildlife Cameraman

Welcome - you have arrived at the website of film-maker and cameraman, Peter McMurdie. Please feel free to look at the galleries which have photos and film clips from my adventures whilst filming our fantastic wildlife.

Clients include: The BBC, The Lost Gardens of Heligan, The Country Channel, Halcyon Media. The Guardian Newspaper, Apex News & Pictures. TV Credits include BBC1, BBC2, Natural World, Autumnwatch, Inside Out & Satellite television.

Member Of The International Association of Wildlife Filmmakers

Credits include:


Heligan - Secrets of the Lost Gardens - BBC2

Halcyon Media production for the BBC Natural History Unit - Natural World strand, narrated by Phillipa Forester and produced by Charlie Hamilton James.


BBC Breakfast - BBC1

An extract from ‘Heligan - Secrets of the Lost Gardens’.


The Truth About Wildlife - BBC1

Chris Packham presented series about the problems British wildlife is facing.


Kingfishers of the Looe Valley - BBC1 Inside Out Southwest

A feature on the local Kingfisher population and an interview with myself.


Autumnwatch - BBC2

My daugher seeing badgers for the very first time.


Kilminorth Woods - BBC1 - Inside Out Southwest

Presented by Mike Dilger - an ancient woodland walk in Cornwall.


Cornwall The Wild Peninsula -  BBC1 Inside Out Southwest

Feature on my first hour long film and DVD that follows the seasons of the year in Cornwall.


Spotlight (South West News) - BBC1

Extracts from Cornwall the Wild Peninsula film and DVD.


Hayle Estuary - BBC1 - Inside Out Southwest

Nick Baker investigates the treasure of the Hayle Estuary.


Naturalist Jonathan Couch Feature - BBC1 -Inside Out Southwest

Chris Packham presented feature on Jonathan Couch the naturalist.


Cornwall The Wild Peninsula

Cornwall - The Wild Peninsula is an hour long feature that follows the wildlife of Cornwall throughout the seasons of the year.


Heligan Gardens Wildlife Project

Documenting the wildlife of the wider estate at Heligan Gardens.


Tern TV - Wildlife Patrol - commissioning - ITV

Provided specialist footage for the commissioning of this ITV series.


Cornwall Film Festival entries

Many screening over the years - also animation workshops.


The Grey Seals of Donna Nook

A conservation success story.


Monarch of the New Forest

Documenting the Red Deer rut in the New Forest.


Golitha - Oasis of the Moor

Golitha Falls and the small ancient woodland on the edge of Bodmin Moor


The Return of the Chough

A short film featuring the return of the Chough to the Cornish Coast.

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Wild About Cornwall Award 2011


In November I was proudly awarded the Wild About Cornwall Award for best short wildlife film at the Cornwall Film Festival.

The winning film is called ‘Kingfishers of the Looe Valley’ and is about the Kingfisher population living on a Cornish estuary.

Coming Soon - A Wild Cornish Valley DVD