1. Mashpi: A cocoon in the clouds in Ecuador´s biodiverse Andean cloudforest

    A mere three hour's drive west of Quito, Mashpi Lodge lies within a private reserve that protects a small piece of one of the world's most important biodiversity hotspots for future generations and the enjoyment of sophisticated and inquisitive travellers to Ecuador. Mashpi Lodge, at 950 metres (3,116 ft) above sea level on the western slopes of the Andes, received its first guests in April 2012.

    For more, see mashpilodge.com

    Footage shot by Daniel Paredes, with additional footage by Alfredo Salazar.
    Edited by Daniel Paredes
    Creative Direction by Dominic Hamilton

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  2. Mashpi Lodge Luxury Hotel in the Ecuadorian Rain Forest

    Direction, Cinematography, Editing: Ignacio Walker
    Music: Arturo y Pollo

    Shot with Magic Lantern on a 5D mark III
    Lenses
    17-40mm f.4
    24-70mm f.2,8
    70-300mm f.3,5-5,6
    Nikkor 50mm f.1,4

    Exported to Apple Pro Res 422 through RAWMagic and After Effects
    Edited in Adobe Premiere

    # vimeo.com/86953711 Uploaded
  3. I recently got invited to visit the Galapagos islands in Ecuador. Just before returning home I called my wife, Katie to tell her about it. A tale of trying quasi-adventurous things, Darwin marrying his cousin and riding a tortoise and a kid that can do 1000 kick-ups, among other things.

    Note: No tortoises we ridden during the making of this film.

    Illustrations by: Drew Shannon
    Music by: Podington Bear
    Grading by: Alter Ego

    # vimeo.com/147327791 Uploaded 86.6K Plays 58 Comments

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