David Diley is an award winning Film-Maker based in the north of England working in Independent Film, TV and Commercial Film.
David has been a passionate lover of sharks for 32 years and has been an active advocate for shark conservation since the late 1980’s.
He has been involved in some major international conservation initiatives, including the Fiji Shark Sanctuary campaign and the creation of the Marshall Islands shark sanctuary for which he was commended for his input by Senator Tony deBrum.
David has also been heavily involved in ongoing Stingray conservation and tagging projects with Asociacion Ondine in Mallorca.
David is an experienced Shark Diver and commercially qualified Media Diver and has taken part in expert panel discussions on the subjects of Shark Attack and Shark Feeding thanks to his specialist expertise in the areas of shark behavior and shark attacks.
David is best known for his multi-award winning 2015 feature Documentary, “Of Shark and Man,” however, his profile has increased rapidly thanks to Film Festival appearances, including headline slots, on various international Film Festivals for his internationally acclaimed short films, “A Ray of Light” and
“A Ray of Light II.”
David is the owner of Scarlet View Media, a high end, boutique Production House and as a professional Film-Maker and Underwater Cinematographer, specializes in Film, TV and Commercial Films for the UK Diving Industry.
In the last few years, David has been featured by the BBC, Diver Magazine, Sport Diver, Dive and “Beyond Limits” amongst others.