Our Experience


Mountain and Water Safety Specialists Ltd have worked on many productions. These include:

  • 2016 - Location scouting for a Universal Pictures feature film. Scouting coastal locations. 
  • 2016 - Location scouting for an upcoming 2017 Disney production. Scouting city and mountain locations.
  • 2015 - We helped Hot Aches access the north face of Ben Nevis to film the 2015 North Face Survey which is an ecological and geological survey of the area. We were working for Maramedia.
  • 2015 - Another job for Left Bank Productions, we managed edge protection and helped actors into exposed sea cliff and mountain locations during the filming of 'The Crown' series one.
  • 2015 - We provided a mountain and water safety team, and mountain porters for Warner Brothers during the filming of King Arthur in Scotland. Locations included canyons, mountains and cliff tops throughout the country where we looked after a large crew. We assisted the stunts department with their rigs and safety in water and on cliffs, advised suitable helicopter locations, helped rig equipment using tyroleans and created rope systems for work restraint.
  • 2015 - During the second series of Outlander for Sony Pictures, we provided water safety cover and a safety boat when on location at a Scottish harbour.
  • 2015 - We provided cliff edge protection and technical rigging during the lastest series of BBC Shetland.
  • 2015 - Our ongoing mountain guiding services to Gray Caledonian continue, which help them access mountain areas for their photography.
  • 2015 - Looking after a cast and crew on a west coast mountain/ cliff location for Location Scotland during the filming of a Florance and the Machine music video
  • 2015 - Location scouting for Scotland Film Locations and Kvinde Films Ltd at remote, coastal location. More details later in the year about the film.
  • 2014 - O2 advert for Outsider TV was filmed on a river and remote mountainous area. We managed crew with rigging and filming in a river, as well as looking after them in the mountain.
  • 2014 - We managed a small film crew on remote sea cliffs in the Hebrides during the filming of an upcoming feature called Iona.
  • 2014 - Portering services on Outlander where we moved equipment in diificult to access and river locations.
  • 2014 - Sculptures Cave documentary for Lion TV required abseiling cast and crew into tidal cave. 
  • 2014 - Dewars advert for Sugar Free TV on the Isle of Skye where we provided remote safety and first aid provision.
  • 2014 - A stills commercial for Location Scotland on a Johnnie Walker advert at the River Orchy which required technical rigging and a water safety team for a night shoot. 
  • 2014 - We provide an ongoing mountain guiding service to Gray Caledonian which allows them to access mountainous areas safely for their photography.
  • 2014 - Lowering equipment and managing cast and crew in a difficult to access, steep sided gorge for the Starz TV series Outlander.
  • 2014 - Mountain safety, guiding and location advice for The Landreader Project with Dominic Tyler, around the Highlands of Scotland during winter
  • 2014 - Macbeth for Thistle Films Productions. Filmed at remote, mountainous and cold water locations. We managed crew and cast and provided mountain safety cover and advice. 
  • 2013 - Outlander TV Series. To enable camera crews to work safely at height in exposed locations we designed and installed rope safety systems.
  • 2013 - Bank of Scotand TV advert for Location Scotland. Where we provided a standy-by water safety service for filming around deep water locations.
  • 2013 - BBC 'Shetland' TV Series. We managed a crew and cast on steep sea cliff terrain, provided porters for equipment and assisted with stunt rigging whilst filming at various locations.  
  • 2013 - 'The Silent Storm' is a feature film shot on location on Mull which we provided a mountain safety/ porter team to assist when filming at a difficult to access and remote location.  
  • 2013 - We provide an ongoing mountain guiding service to Gray Caledonian which allows them to access remote areas safely for their photography.
  • 2013 - Short film Seagulls for Hopscotch Films in part was filmed around Glen Etive and required us to manage a crew around a river, secure camera operators at cliff edges above moving water, and provide water safety cover for actors leaping off cliffs into the river.
  • 2013 - BP TV advert for Pulse Films which required assisting a small crew and portering equipment on the Perthshire mountain Schiehallion. 
  • 2013 - Providing mountain safety cover to a small crew on a Universal Pictures feature film called The Physician based at various locations on Skye.
  • 2013 - Location scouting on behalf of Scotland Film Locations for Two Sugars TV on and around the North East coast of Scotland.
  • 2013 - Yohji Homme Perfum Commercial on Skye for Knucklehead TV which involved managing crew and talent on steep mountain and sea cliff environments. Making-of trailer to follow.
  • 2012 - 'Officially Amazing' produced by Lion TV. A small production crew and contributors required powerboat safety cover for filming around Loch Ness
  • 2012 - '47 Ronin' a Universal Pictures production. MWSS provided safety cover for the crew whilst filming on location on Skye which involved managing crew and equipment on steep mountainous environments.
  • 2012 - 'Camp Orange' a Nickelodeon Production. Graeme co-ordinated the rigging and provided the safety cover for this two week childrens show pilot. Filmed in and around difficult to access gorges and other chanllenging locations.
  • 2012 - 'M.I. High' for Kudos Productions & CBBC. We provided stunt safety rigging and co-ordination for a studio based scene.
  • 2012 - 'Prometheus' for 20th Century Fox film, produced by Ridley Scott. MWSS provided cast and crew safety whilst filming on location on Skye.
  • 2011 -  'Ultimate Sports Day' for Foundation TV and CBBC. A studio based production requiring high level rope safety systems, bungee jumping and rigging
  • 2010 - Carnaby International & Eigerwand Pictures - 'A Lonely Place to Die' - Difficult gorge access and safety cover. Check out the exciting trailer
  • 2010 - Ruby Productions for BBC - 'Case Histories'. Safety cover for Actress on house roof & Stunt cover for hanging scene
  • 2009 - BBC Raven Series 10
  • 2009 - BBC Raven Series 9
  • 2009 - Pathe Productions Limited - 'Centurion' - Mountain & River Safety Cover
  • 2009 - National Geographic - Guiding Services
  • 2008 - BBC Raven Adventure 'The Dragons Eye' 
  • 2008 - Drambhie Adventure Race - Mountain Safety Cover for Film Crew
  • 2008 - BBC Raven, Series 8
  • 2008 - BBC Scotland - Technical reconnaissance for up coming Raven series 
  • 2007 - BBC Raven Series 7
  • 2006 - BBC Raven Series 6
  • 2006 - BBC Raven Series 5
  • 2005 - BBC Raven Series 4
  • 2004 - BBC Raven Adventure Pilot
  • 2004 - BBC Raven Series 3
  • 2003 - BBC Spook Squad
  • 2003 - BBC Raven Series 2

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