ABOUT US

Liquid Media Koh Tao - Underwater Video & Cinematography School

Founded in 2001 by PADI Professional Alan Tansy, and later joined by RAID, SSI & PADI Professional Andreas Johnen. Liquid Media Koh Tao is one of the first underwater Film Companies established on Koh Tao and in the Gulf of Thailand. Since then Liquid Media quickly gained a reputation for high quality footage available on the Island and is renowned for producing the best Resort Videographers available on Koh Tao.

 

 

Andi&gizmoAndreas Johnen (German / left pic)
Liquid Media's owner and founder of Blueye UW. After jumping back and forth between Koh Tao and Australia for years as a Dive Instructor he decided to follow his passion as a Photographer and Editor and joined up with Liquid Media. Andi, together with his "son" Gizmo who was born on Koh Tao somewhere in 2009 and adopted in the same year, took over the business by the end of 2013.

alan-tanseyAlan Tansey (Irish / right pic)
Liquid Media’s original founder. After spending some time in Africa, he arrived on Koh Tao in 2001 to find the island paradise he had always dreamed of.  After spending a short time here, he fell head over heels in love with Turtle Island and had no hesitation in setting up one of the first Underwater Film companies on Koh Tao. Sadly, Alan decided to return to Ireland with his wife and 2 kids, after the passing of a dear family member back home, leaving Liquid Media in And is capable hands.

The Team

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Owner & Professional Video- & Cinematographer Trainer

Liquid Media's German owner and founder of Blueye UW. After jumping back and forth between Koh Tao and Australia for years as a Dive Instructor he decided to follow his passion as a Photographer and Editor and joined up with Liquid Media. Andi, together with his "son" Gizmo who was born on Koh Tao somewhere in 2009 and adopted in the same year, took over the business by the end of 2013.

Other Infos:
RAID, SSI, PADI Instructor

Gizmo for web

Gizmo QC Manager

Gizmo is one of the most important but also laziest members of staff. Working mostly in the field of quality control, he makes sure no one falls asleep on a busy day.

Jordi for web

JORDI CUADRAS 2015 (ESP)

Camera Operator, Underwater Videographer

Jordi came to Koh Tao in 2015 looking for a job in the Diving Industry. As a PADI DM and with some work experience in the field as a UW Videographer, we quickly recognised his talent with a camera and offered him a job trial after a day crash course in Underwater Videography & Editing. With his natural charm, friendliness and love for diving, he quickly learned the Trick's of the trade and is working for us since.

 

Previous Staff & Trainees

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