Posts tagged documentary
Sound recording, work flow, and kit analysis on expedition to Antarctica and the 5 deepest points on the planet

The last couple of jobs have been filming expeditions, that have required me to cover the sound of many people (not necessarily in the same room), unassisted, with multiple cameras, and multi-disciplines, at times I’ve had to go off and fly the drone and cover publicity stills whilst the filming is happening.

Audio Limited’s latest A10 digital radio mics were a vital component in my sound strategy on a 2 month expedition in Antarctica earlier this year, and my current expedition recording sound at the very deepest points on Earth for ‘5 Deeps’  also know as ‘Deep Ocean Challenge’.

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Antarctic Adventure 2019 Recording sound, stills photography and flying the drone for upcoming documentary

I’ve just returned from filming the Weddell Sea Expedition covering the first 2 months of this year in Antarctica. The WSE was on 2 missions, to carry out scientific work in the Larsson C area of the Weddell Sea and to search for Shackleton’s ship Endurance that sunk in the Weddell Sea in 1915. If you aren’t familiar with the story it’s worth reading about, as it really was an epic achievement of the failed expedition to stay alive and get to safety.

We were the first visitors to the famous break away giant iceberg A68, but got chased away eventually by a build up of ice floe. The science in this area sampled the ice, water, looked at the phytoplankton and diatoms, salinity, temperature and flow, mud samples, seabed biology, and mapped not only sea floor but for the first time underneath sea ice. As with all new technology

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