Anson Fogel Director of Photography Reel Summer 2012
All shots by Anson as DP and Operator except TimeLapse at 1:22 Operator Matt Irving, SteadiCam Op Skip Armstrong at 00:43, SteadiCam Op Allan Dague Greene at 1:10, 2:01 and 2:35. Thanks to 1st AC's Skip Armstrong, Thatcher Bean, Mike Devo, Scott Folsom, Damien Gebert and Todd Boyle for kicking ass for me so often.
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A sneak peak at our final segment for WildWater, filmed on a record high, very big North Fork in June 2010. For more see wildwaterfilm.com. The full film will be out in the fall, in festivals and small theaters in mountain towns. A huge thanks to co-writer and collaborator Doug Ammons, check out his incredible whitewater writing at dougammons.com. To hear about screenings and other info, join the mailing list at visitor.constantcontact.com/d.jsp?m=1103489390824&p=oi
WildWater is a journey into the mind and soul of whitewater, into the places only river runners can go, places of discovery, solitude and risk. Its a visually stunning feast for the senses, and an expedition into new ideas. We set out to create a new kind of adventure film. One where image, sound and ideas trump all else. We wanted to communicate the essence of the thing we love - wildness and whitewater - and put its soul on film. A tall order. After thousands of hours of effort in around the world and in our studio, we are now editing the full version of a film we call WildWater, and we have achieved much of the goal. Borrowing Hollywood film tools and techniques, including RED digital cinema cameras and high speed film, WildWater brings not only new perspectives, but new images to kayaking and the world of adventure cinema.
Dallas Hewett and Derek Morrison ride the Heaphy Track located in Kahurangi National Park, Nelson-Tasman, New Zealand. Guided by Mandy from Escape Adventures in Takaka, the group travels from Golden Bay to the West Coast over three days in September 2011. The full story can be found in Australian Geographic Outdoor magazine July/August 2012. Additional footage thanks to John Etherington and Robin Keall.
Filmed by Derek Morrison
A short mountain bike film, shot in Andalucía, Spain
This was my first experiment with filmmaking - shot on my new Canon 60D while visiting my brother in spain.
Credit goes to the riders, Pete and my brother Mark, for putting up with my sloppy directorial technique.
Also a big thanks to everyone else at Joyriders for a wonderful stay!
And finally, a huge amount of credit is also due to Ben Howard for the soundtrack - Ben is an up and coming musician from Devon, UK. My brothers and I are all huge fans of his music and I hope this video helps to spread the word – if you like what you hear, his music is available on iTunes – download it now!