Tag Archives: Adventure Videos

“BuildingBridges” Is A Spectacular Short Film Tribute To German-American Friendship (2019)

Directed by JOHANNES OLSZEWSKI

Written by JOHANNES OLSZEWSKI & CODY CHRISTENSEN
Produced by MIRKO PROHASKA & JOHANNES OLSZEWSKI
Director of Photography FELIX REICHERT
B Camera Operator & Animation VALENTIN RAPP
Production Designer BARBARA PEISL

BuildingBridges Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by JOHANNES OLSZEWSKI 2019

CAST
Pilot of German ballon TIM TAYLOR
Pilot of American Ballon ZACHARY BRAMBLE
Hitchhiker Girl BARBARA PEISL
Hitchhiker Boy LEVI ALLEN

BuildingBridges Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by JOHANNES OLSZEWSKI 2019

CREW
Production Supervisor LISA GHIO
Production Assistant ALEXANDER SCHULZ
Property Master RONNY BIARD

High above the sacred Navajo land of Monument Valley, two hot air balloons float, circling each other as if in a dance. One carries the German flag, the other that of the United States. A closer look reveals that the balloons are not only tethered together, but that a person is walking on this thin, connecting line.

BuildingBridges Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by JOHANNES OLSZEWSKI 2019

This is the sight that the protagonist of the short film #buildingbridges beholds, as he steps out of his humble Utah home and looks up at the sky. An old and lonely man, he finds his own courage through the actions of these strangers.

This balancing act in movie form by the young creative agency One Inch Dreams (oneinchdreams.com) was commissioned by the German Embassy as a tribute to German-American friendship.

BuildingBridges Cinematic Poem Short Film Directed by JOHANNES OLSZEWSKI 2019

watch the documentary of BuildingBridges here: vimeo.com/376121031

Adventure Films: “Lhotse”, First Ski Descent Of 4th Highest Mountain In The World (The North Face)

Directed by: Dutch Simpson
Director of Photography: Nick Kalisz

Lhotse The North Face Ski Descent Short Film Directed by Dutch Simpson 2019

Edited by: Pat Focke
Executive Producers: The North Face, Rob Wassmer and
Kaki Orr

Lhotse The North Face Ski Descent Short Film Directed by Dutch Simpson 2019

It’s not always what we achieve that defines us, rather it is why we achieve such things that creates clarity in our existence.

In 2018, Hilaree Nelson and Jim Morrison completed the first ski descent of the 27,940-foot Lhotse, the fourth-highest mountain in the world. This is their story.

Lhotse The North Face Ski Descent Short Film Directed by Dutch Simpson 2019

Website: http://www.dutchsimpson.com/

Top New Adventure Films: “Paddling Tranquility” In Alaska Directed By Toby Harriman (2019)

Filmed, Edited and Directed by:  Toby Harriman

Paddling Tranquility Short Film Directed by Toby Harriman (2019)

Guide & Photographer: Jussi Ruottinen
Music by: Blake Ewing (“Epoch”) & Future of Forestry (“Light from Night”)

Paddling Tranquility Short Film Directed by Toby Harriman (2019)

Back in 2017, my buddy Kyle and I flew out to Inner Lake George, just next to Knik Glacier. We found an old canoe and Kyle paddled out through a freezing slushy layer of broken ice. It was incredible, beyond incredible. Check out that shot here to understand what I’m talking about. Ever since then, I have always wanted to keep exploring remote glacier areas and keep creating abstract, adventurous aerials and stories.

Paddling Tranquility Short Film Directed by Toby Harriman (2019)

Especially considering places and scenes like these won’t be around much longer the ways things are going. So after that first trip, I ended up getting a couple of inflatable paddleboards, thanks to my friends at Body Glove and had high hopes of flying them out to some cool places in the near future. But after a year of non-stop travel and putting things off, I finally got my ideas together, got my buddy Jussi onboard and we set off on some of the most epic adventures I have been a part of to date.

Paddling Tranquility Short Film Directed by Toby Harriman     (2019).JPG

Website: https://planetunicorn.com/