Category involving Natural History as a primary production.

Interview with Miller Tripods – Raw Talent Meets the South Atlantic

Simon Vacher, a young, keen, talented cinematographer and widelife/documentary cameraman, spent 25 weeks over three years on five separate trips filming on Ascension Island and St. Helena, the UK Caribbean Territories, Pitcairn & Henderson Island, Falklands, Antarctica, South Georgia and the Chagos Archipelago for a television documentary about the UK Overseas Territories, ‘Britain’s Treasure Islands’…

Sony’s new PXW FS7 arrival!

Simon Vacher Film has just pre-ordered one in the first batch of the long awaited Sony PXW-FS7, a Super35 large-single-sensor camera capable of recording up to 4K video with slow-motion capabilities up to 150fps in Full-HD, for shoulder-mounted applications like documentary shooting, news, wildlife and direct cinema. It will be a revolutionary asset to the…

Calls for Antarctica 2015 trip

This is posted on behalf of Stewart McPherson from Redfern Natural History, who is organising a trip to Antarctica in 2015. Anyone seriously interested in these expeditions should contact Stewart directly at stewart@mcpherson.net   Further details can be found here;   Icebird – Feb 28th – March 18th 2015 – fly in, sail out.pdf (right click and…

Publication for InBroadcast digital magazine about the challenges of filming in hostile environments.

Simon talks about the Compass15 Solo 3-Stage Miller tripod and the challenges faced filming in Antarctica & the sweltering volcanic beaches of Ascension Island for InBroadcast Digital Magazine [pageview url=”http://europe.nxtbook.com/nxteu/lesommet/inbroadcast_201309/index.php?startid=46#!” height=”800px” scrolling=”yes”]

Pitcairn Island calls!

Now on the horizon in late May is the third major trip of this huge documentary filming adventure for the UK Overseas Territories! We have been flung over the roaring white foaming seas of Antarctica, 60 degrees South, the roughest oceans on Earth, and to the parched and arid landscapes of Ascension Island, to the…