Jahawi Bertolli is a natural history film maker and photographer from Kenya specialising in wildlife and the underwater world. While a lot of his work is done scuba diving, he is also an experienced wildlife cameraman having grown up in the African bush and he's also a record setting free diver and music composer.
Mainly a freelancer he has directed and filmed documentaries for the Lamu Marine Conservation Trust and Tusk Trust (UK), screened at the Smithsonian Institutes Folklore Festival in 2014 and more recently an educational film for CORDIO, the EU, IUCN-EASRO and IGAD which has been premiered at the UN World Oceans Conference in the USA in 2017. He is also a member of blueoceans.tv
Although based in Kenya, his works have been featured in Africa Geographic and his photos are on display in the Museum Of Natural History in Washington DC. Other projects have been completed in the Galapagos Islands, Mauritius, Burma and Thailand.
Clients have included the European Union, IGAD, IUCN-ESARO, the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), The Lamu Marine Conservation Trust, CORDIO East Africa, Royal African Safaris, Seacology and Oceans Below Thailand.
Jahawi scores the music on his own film projects and has composed music for the Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI), the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Oceans Below, The East African Safari Rally and the World Agroforestry Institute (ICRAF) to name a few.
For more info please visit www.jahawi.com and www.africaunderwater.com