In association with: Norsk Filminstitutt & Fond for lyd og bilde
Co-producer: Motion Blur / Espen Horn
Executive producer: Ravn Wikhaug
Director of Photography: Audun Gjelsvik Magnæs
Production design: Kaja Raastad
Production manager: Martin Alslie
Coordinator: Marte Øslebø Knutsen
First assistant director: Karoline Husjord / Lars Klevberg
Digital technitian/first assistant camera: Lasse Selvli
First assistant camera: August Sanengen
Gaffer: Benjamin Mosli, Stian Thilert, Jon-André Hakvåg, Christian Koblizek, Haakon Laastad, Daniel Atkinson, Chris Karlstad
Steadicam operator: Stian Olberg
Grip: Erling Andreasen, Andreas Nesse, Jim Nielsen, Christian Hermstad, Morten Magnussen
Make up artist: Christine Varden, Rita Dalsbø, Kajin Ali
Costume: Vilde Søyland, Nell Knudsen, Ida Rydeng
SFX: Fiksern/Gunnar Brøntveit
Under water photography: Amund Lie
Production assistants: Aurora Ottmar, Erik Bergamini, Pernille Egebjerg, Oda Svendsby, Elisabeth Skatvedt, Helene Linnea Kvale, Karl Tjensvoll, Even Garvang, Karoline Sletteng, Henrik Zwart
Post production producer: Espen Skjetne / Shortcut Norge
Colorist: Julien Alary / Shortcut Norge
VFX: Mads Hornsletten / Øyedrops
ALL extras, Åse Meyer, Ingrid Festøy Ottesen, Raymond Gangstad, Joel Bringmark, Khalid Maimouni, Thomas Lund, Morten Nielsen, Anne Sandberg, Drammensbadet, Ullevål Sykehus, Huseby skole, Krøderbanen, Fet lakk og karosseri, Kjetil Astrup, Terje Røkke, Morten Magnussen, Lukasz Durlej, Morten Skallerud, Anne Berentsen, Tom Ottmar, David Chocron, Emilie Christensen
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Audience Award for Best Short Film- AFI/Discovery Silverdocs
Best Documentary Short Film- Sidewalk Motion Picture Festival
Honorable Mention- Nashville Film Festival
Ideal Award- Adventure Film Festival
DOC NYC, Aspen Shortsfest, Florida Film Festival, Nashville Film Festival, Bermuda International Film Festival, International Film Festival Boston, RiverRun Film Festival, Palm Springs Shortsfest, Mountainfilm Telluride, Gold Coast International Film Festival, AFI/Discovery Channel Silverdocs, Traverse City Film Festival, Maine International Film Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival
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What you see is real, but you can't see it this way with the naked eye. It is the result of thousands of 20-30 second exposures, edited together to produce the timelapse. This allows you to see the Milky Way, Aurora and other Phenonmena, in a way you wouldn't normally see them.
In the opening "Dakotalapse" title shot, you see bands of red and green moving across the sky. After asking several Astronomers, they are possible noctilucent clouds, airglow or faint Aurora. I never got a definite answer to what it is. You can also see the red and green bands in other shots.
At :53 and 2:17 seconds into the video you see a Meteor with a Persistent Train. Which is ionizing gases, which lasted over a half hour in the cameras frame. Phil Plait wrote an article about the phenomena here blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/10/02/a-meteors-lingering-tale/
There is a second Meteor with a much shorter persistent train at 2:51 in the video. This one wasn't backlit by the moon like the first, and moves out of the frame quickly.
The Aurora were shot in central South Dakota in September 2011 and near Madison, Wisconsin on October 25, 2011.
Most of the video was shot near the White River in central South Dakota during September and October 2011, there are other shots from Arches National Park in Utah, and Canyon of the Ancients area of Colorado during June 2011.
Thanks to Dynamic Perception for their support and for making the Stage Zero Dolly. dynamicperception.com The best dolly made in many ways!
Canon 5D Mark II and Canon 60D
Canon 16-35, Tokina 11-16
Shot in RAW format. Manual mode, Exposure was 30 seconds on most Milky Way shots, 15-30 seconds on Aurora. ISO 1600 - 6400 F2.8. 3 second intervals between exposures
Production Assistants - River Halverson and Kelly McIlhone
Opening title by Gus Winkelman // Winkelmedia LLC // Contact Guswinkelman@gmail for creative solutions