Producer, Director and Cinematographer Phil Coates gives a remarkable personal insight into the world of extreme filmmaking. Phil shares in detail how he overcame the challenges of working in some of the most extreme, challenging and hostile environments on earth.
Discover some of the 'trade secrets' of shooting in the frozen Arctic Ocean and what it's like to film with the Libyan rebels that overthrew Gaddafi and how to cope in temperatures above 40C!
Described by Canon as "One of TV's most experienced and intrepid cameramen", Phil has worked on extreme location assignments across the world for over 25 years, for the likes of the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, ABC Australia, Discovery International and the National Geographic Channel to name but a few.
In 45 minutes you will learn:
A number of practical tips on how to look after yourself and the kit
Vital techniques on managing risk
Trade secrets on power management
How to do effective moisture management
This webinar is perfect for newcomers to extreme filming and single camera shooters operating in remote and challenging locations. It is particularly relevant to people who have purchased or are specifying equipment for this type of shooting. Independent filmmakers, Cinematographers, DoP's, camera operators, freelancers Producers, Directors.