Skip Hobbie

Skip is an Emmy Award winning wildlife cinematographer based in Austin, Texas. Skip grew up in Texas flipping rocks and climbing trees, ever in pursuit of creepy crawlies and little critters. After receiving his BS in Radio/TV/Film from the University of Texas, he turned his passion for wildlife into a career that has taken him all over the world for National Geographic, Animal Planet, Discovery & PBS. Skip’s passion for wildlife and conservation are only equaled by his passion for technology. His quick grasp of how to use the latest and greatest camera tech in aid of storytelling, quickly advanced his career as a young cinematographer. In 2012, Skip earned an Emmy award as part of the camera team for National Geographic’s series Untamed Americas.
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Skip Hobbie - wildlife cinematographer

selected work

2022 - Feature: Deep in the Heart (Fin & Fur Films) - Director of Photography

One of the lead cinematographers and a key team member in the development and planning of this monumental feature doc about the wildlife and conservation issues in the Lone Star State. Narrated by Matthew McConaughey and in over 70+ theaters in Texas in June 2022.

2022 - Disney / Nat Geo: America the Beautiful (Wildstar) - Cinematography

I helped shoot the bat emergence sequence, and supported photographer Karine Aigner with her Texas bobcat story.

2022 - Netflix: Animal (Plimsoll) - Cinematography

Black bear dens and emergence, & grey fox tree climbing sequence

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contact - Skip Hobbie
landline: 001 512 293 7547