1. “¿Huayhuash?¿¡Huayhuash con bici’s!? No. No noooo… Es imposible.” In the winter of 2014, three friends set out on a self supported ride, looking for nothing more than a truly genuine experience. The goal: to circumnavigate one of the most wonderful and wicked mountain ranges in the world – the Huayhuash, by bicycle.

    This was all a spur of the moment idea; part of the vicious cycle of making every adventure more thrilling than the last. January was the off-season, or rainy season, for the Andes so the wilderness would be completely desolate. The three friends hoped to be the second group to complete this trek on bikes. However, they underestimated the relentless weather they would encounter as they traveled for a week above treeline.

    The friends tagged first descents down rocky couloirs and 16,000ft passes, watched sunrises against the tallest peaks in the country, and slept to the sounds of serac fall at night.

    In the end, they didn't quite make it as far as they had hoped. Between rain storms, concussions and waving guns the Huayhuash had ripped at their eager ambitions. A sense of wonder was fulfilled and the friendship of three adventure loving friends was reinforced. Huayhuash is the story of genuine adventure and the challenges that come along with it.

    Director: Joey Schusler
    Filming: Joey Schusler & Thomas Woodson
    Written By: Thomas Woodson & Joey Schusler
    Narration: Joey Schusler
    Edit: Thomas Woodson & Joey Schusler
    Design: Thomas Woodson & Human Design
    Music: Thomas Kenny & Marmoset Music
    Sound Design: Keith White Audio & Ryan Prater
    Produced By: Joey Schusler
    Executive Producers: Bike Magazine, 5Point Film, Human Design
    With Support From: Yeti Cycles, Smith Optics, 5 Point Film, Bike Magazine
    In Association With: Outdoor Research, Big Agnes, CamelBak, GoPro, The Feed, Revelate Designs, Big Tree Farms
    Camera: Sony FS700, Canon 5DIII, Canon 7D, & GoPro Hero 3+
    Run Time: 13 mins.
    Date of Completion: April 2014
    Language: English

    Vimeo Staff Pick 2014
    Best Adventure Award: 2014 Adventure Outdoor Fest
    Best Emerging Filmmaker Award: 2014 Boulder Adventure Film Festival

    Official Selection - 2014 5Point Film Festival
    Official Selection - 2014 Dutch Mountain Film Festival
    Official Selection - 2014 A4B Film Festival
    Official Selection - 2014 Bicycle Film Festival New York
    Official Selection - 2014 Lima Mountain Film Festival
    Official Selection - 2014 Boulder Adventure Film Festival
    Official Selection - 2014 Adventure Film Festival
    Official Selection - 2014 Adventure Outdoor Festival
    Official Selection - 2014 Chamonix Adventure Festival
    Official Selection - 2014 Luxembourg Bicycle Art & Film Festival
    Official Selection - 2014 Sydney Rides Film Festival
    Official Selection - 2014 Adventure Awards Days
    Official Selection - 2014 Rocky Spirit Film Festival
    Official Selection - 2014 Moab Ho-Down Film Festival
    Official Selection - 2015 Sheffield Adventure Film Festival
    Official Selection - 2015 Fernie Mountain Film

    See the corresponding multimedia feature with Bike Magazine here: huayhuash.bikemag.com

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  2. It doesn't have to be the first, the longest, or the tallest. You don't have to be the best, most famous, or even have much of a reason at all. When a passion or desire takes hold within, all you have to do is explore.

    The U.S. National Whitewater Center presents EXPLORE: Chapter One, a short film by Cooper Lambla and Tyler Allyn about the pursuit of the active, outdoor lifestyle. Shot on location in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda.

    For more stories: stories.usnwc.org/edition-1/

    Presented by the U.S. National Whitewater Center
    usnwc.org

    Shot + Directed - Cooper Lambla x Tyler Allyn
    Edited + Post Production - Tyler Allyn
    Aerial Footage – Tony Barnett Productions
    Music - Terakaft, Stephen Anderson, Imaginary Cities and Open Sea.

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  3. Using text adapted from Robert Marshalls "Alaska Wilderness: Exploring the Brooks Range" (1929) and images from Expedition Arguk (2013), "The World Beyond the World" aims to celebrate that most ancient and sublime of human pleasures: moving through a mysterious, beautiful, and unknown landscape.

    In 2013, Expedition Arguk walked and packrafted across 300 miles of wilderness in the Alaska Arctic in order to report on Arctic issues and create public-use media from this far-off but increasingly important region. "The World Beyond the World" was shot during the first third of our trip, which took place entirely in Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve. Gates of the Arctic is the second-largest US National Park, but its extraordinary remoteness and challenging weather mean that the Park sees relatively few visitors. There are no guidebooks, trails, campgrounds, or roads. Most of the photos that make up this film are available for 100% free, unrestricted public use at expeditionarguk.com

    Assembled entirely from stills shot with a Nikon D7100 camera, using a Nikon 55-200 VR and a Tokina 11-17 ultrawide lens. Post-production in Photoshop and After Effects, with countless hours on a Wacom Intuos4 tablet.

    We are immensely grateful to the American Alpine Club, the Sierra Club Alaska Chapter, the Alaska Wilderness League, Ground Truth Trekking and our many other sponsors and advisors.

    Additional thanks to our volunteer translators: Christopher, Pedro, and Anders.

    For more, check us out at expeditionarguk.com

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  4. This video montage of outdoor recreation showcases some of the areas and activities available in the southwest area of Colorado, specifically Montezuma County.

    Produced by wilkinsonvisual.com

    The video timelapses were shot all on a demo Panasonic Lumix GH4 mirrorless camera, in slow motion and 4K resolution. I reviewed this camera for fstoppers.com, here is a link to my review:
    fstoppers.com/bts/fstoppers-review-panasonic-lumix-gh4-it-ready-professional-use-22469

    For licensing inquiries, please contact mike@wilkinsonvisual.com

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  5. See the Behind the Scenes Here: vimeo.com/144525818
    Presented by Philips Ambilight TV
    In Association with Specialized and TomTom Bandit ActionCam
    Supported by Freefly Systems (MOVI), Bike Magazine, and CLIF Bar

    The lights haven’t gone out yet! Sweetgrass Productions is back with Darklight, a film that takes viewers back into a world of light and color. Supported by innovative television manufacturer Philips TV, this is the third collaboration between the soulful filmmakers at Sweetgrass Productions and Swedish creative house Ahlstrand and Wållgren. Follow professional mountain bikers Graham Agassiz, Matt Hunter, and Matty Miles on a mind-bending night ride through the moonscapes of Southern Utah to the Ewok forests of the Pacific Northwest.
    A physically and mentally demanding production, this piece was shot during the midnight hours over three intense weeks. With a scrappy and determined crew of 27, thousands of pounds of camera and lighting gear was slogged, rigged, soldered, hung and broken down each night. Unlike anything ever seen before in the world of mountain biking, Darklight features arrestingly beautiful landscapes and world class riding.
    An evolution of its predecessors, Darklight continues to push the creative bounds of action sports cinema.

    Director - Mike Brown
    Executive Producer - Zac Ramras
    Assistant Director - Matt O'Connor
    Production Manager - Rachel Franks
    Producers - Matt O'Connor, Zac Ramras, and Rachel Franks
    Associate Producer - Sterling Lorence, Max Santeusanio
    Cinematography - Mike Brown, Jason Mannings, Zac Ramras, and Leo Zuckerman
    Editor - Mike Brown
    Gaffer - Mark Stuen
    Key Grip - Kyle Metzger
    Electrics - Brant Beland, Scotty Frazer, Brandon Wilson
    Mountain Techs - Carston Oliver, Shane Treat, Jordan Seldin
    Lead Trailer Builders - Luke Beers and Ron Penney
    First AC - Max Santeusanio
    Still Photography - Sterling Lorence
    Drone Pilot - Nick Wolcott
    Aerial Cinematography - Zac Ramras, Nick Wolcott, and Chris Jordan
    DIT - Bobby Gressel
    Caterer - Sierra Gourmet Backcountry Catering
    EMT- Blake Doss, Shelly Shugart, Polk County Fire Dept.
    BTS Unit - Jason Mannings
    Production Assistants - Trevor Akimoto, Logan Bonwell, Ben Shumlin
    Post Supervisor - Joel Bringmark
    Sound Design - Jeff Yellen
    Color - Erik Lindahl
    Agency Ahlstrand & Wållgren
    Account Director - Ulf Ahlstrand
    Creative Director - Joakim Wållgren
    Account Manager - Louise Ekman
    Art Director - Johan Schonfeldt
    Agency Producer - Marcus Sundqvist, Colony

    MUSIC
    "Old Statues", "Beat Primal", and "Desert"
    Written and Performed by Other Lives

    “A Baru In New York”
    Written by Gurrumul Yunupingu, Andrew Stanley*& Matthew Handley*
    © Published by SFM Publishing/Sony/ATV Music Publishing Australia P/L & Sweat It Out Pty Ltd*

    "Winds Upon A Tin Roof" and "Coda"
    Written and Performed by William Ryan Fritch

    The DARKLIGHT film was developed in partnership with Philips TV to show the power of Ambilight and how adding light to an already great experience can enhance it even further.
    Learn more about Philips Ambilight TV and the technology: philips.com/ambilight or follow facebook.com/PhilipsTV

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