Thursday, February 23, 2012

Adventures in Backpack Filmmaking

Until a decade ago, filmmaking required cases of heavy equipment and many crew members. With the advent of compact HD video cameras, it became possible to make "backpack films" in remote locations and with minimal crew - often with stunning results. Filmmaker and ASC professor Danny Ledonne shares some of his recent work and reflects on the adventures behind the images from his travels to Alaska, Kenya, the Galapagos, and all around the continental US.

1 comment:

  1. On a related subject (though it pits technology *against* the "backpack filmmaker" in an unfortunate way) you might be interested by this...especially since it also touches on intellectual property madness: