Last updated: February 8, 2020 at 4:39 am
Video producer, director and videographer; co-founder of Nautilus Productions; project videographer on Blackbeard’s Queen Anne’s Revenge Shipwreck Project. Rick Allen has been producing documentaries and shooting video since 1983. As a video producer, director and HD videographer his work has appeared on ABC, A&E, BBC, CBS, Discovery, TLC, National Geographic, 48 Hours, ESPN, Lifetime, Turner and more. He has followed SWAT teams through the door on drug busts, traveled from Cuba to Kazakhstan with the 82nd Airborne, weathered live broadcasts during hurricanes, gone nose to nose with 14 foot Great White sharks during underwater expeditions and for over a decade has been the project videographer on the Queen Anne’s Revenge Shipwreck Project. After 12 years in broadcast television Allen opened his own video production company in 1997 focused on documentary production as well as providing freelance HD videography and underwater video services to broadcast, corporate and government clients. Nautilus Productions has produced documentaries for National Geographic International, the Canadian History Channel, North Carolina Public Television, Texas A&M and the Minerals Management Service (US Dept. of the Interior). His stock footage is often featured during Shark Week on the Discovery Channel.