Shooting Documentary Footage from a Helicopter in the Mountains
They say that South America is the land of ‘mañana,’ but after an action packed first day in Santiago, Chile, I’m almost nervous to find out what’s in store for tomorrow! After a slight delay on our flight, we were picked
Victory for Doc Filmmakers
Documentary filmmakers like me are excited to see the new exemption to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. For years, we’ve had to tread lightly when using clips from protected, commercial films in our documentaries. While the clip itself may be
My Helicopter Flight in the Andes
Santiago – Day One Today was one of those days I will never forget - and, yes, I'll be telling this story forever. I was a bit nervous on whether or not I should fly in the helicopter during this trip.
Back to the Andes for Final Filming
Tonight we leave for our 1 week trip to Chile and Uruguay. This is our last film shooting trip to get the final footage needed for our documentary I Am Alive: Nando Parrado's Story. This two-hour documentary film production will air later this year