Extreme Sports Filmmaking: Don’t crack under pressure!

Written by RedShark News Staff

Nuit de la Glisse

Extreme sports action filming is often as much of a thrill - and every bit as risky - for the film creators as the sports men and women themselves. Which means that shooting in these conditions is not easy.

But when it’s done right, the results are spectacular.

So how do you do it? How do you make a breathtaking sports documentary?

Sony’s Webinar on 23rd March will feature guest Thierry Donard, the filmmaker behind the extraordinary French action sports film movement 'Nuit de la Glisse'.

Thierry started making films when he was 12 and made his first ski film a year later. The extraordinarily successful action film series started in 1996. La Nuit de la Glisse has turned into a worldwide phenomenon, with a distribution network that has reached the most prestigious cinemas in Europe, with films now shot in spectacular 4K resolution.

You can see behind the scenes clips and teaser shots from the film Don’t Crack Under Pressure here.

The Nuit de la Glisse production and editing team has grown to around thirty people. The film crew has developed an astonishing awareness of the risks of shooting in dangerous and unpredictable environments. And they know how to capture the excitement.

The team’s latest film, Don’t Crack Under Pressure, premiered across Europe in November and December last year.

Join theWebinar on 23rd of March to see Dan Chung in conversation with Thierry Donard and snowboarder/filmmaker Simon Favier. They’ll be discussing Nuit De La Glisse’s latest action sports epic Don’t Crack Under Pressure.

You’ll learn useful tips about

  • Preparation
  • Coping with pressure
  • Filming in extreme conditions
  • Shooting and post production in 4K

Learn how to capture the thrills. Register here for the March 23 Webinar.

Tags: Production

Comments

Related Articles

2 August, 2020

This is how the first DV cameras changed video production forever

The 1980s were the decade when video began to encroach on film – certainly for TV, if not for cinema. The 1990s was the decade when digital cameras...

Read Story

1 August, 2020

This is one of the biggest influencers on modern video you might not have heard of

If you’ve started using cameras in the last few years you might not be aware of just how far cameras have come. For some time one of the go-to...

Read Story

31 July, 2020

Why do we keep thinking in 35mm for focal lengths?

Replay: Do we really need to keep using 35mm as our baseline for focal lengths, or is there a much better way?

Read Story