Ode to Desolation shares the story of Jim Henterly, a naturalist, illustrator and fire lookout as he
contemplates the dwindling days of Fire Lookouts in North America.
With the influence of technology and AI threatening to make his role obsolete, we look into the
future and ask ourselves what connections we will maintain to keep our human interpretation of
the natural world alive.
"Ode to Desolation" is this week's Staff Pick Premiere! Read more about it here: vimeo.com/blog/post/ode-to-desolation-lindsey-hagen-staff-pick-premiere/
Director: Lindsey Hagen
DP & Edit: Chris Naum
Original Score & Mix: Brandon Hagen of Vundabar
Original Artwork: Jim Henterly
Color: Jensen Vinca
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