This is the big classic jump. It was an unbelievable athletic feat, and the film is right on par in terms of being an extraordinary artistic feat. Even Mikey Schaefer, an experienced climber who was part of the cinematography team, had some trouble with a certain part. Disclaimer: Heavy Inc. By Tim Keeney. Updated Mar 4, at pm. Consistently over the past 20 years, he has led or participated in cutting-edge climbing and ski mountaineering expeditions to all seven continents and made the first and only American ski descent from the summit of Mount Everest.
Chin is also a filmmaker and National Geographic photographer. He has worked with many of the greatest explorers, adventurers and athletes of our time, documenting their exploits in the most challenging conditions and locations in the world.
Hayes also spent eleven years at Working Title Films, where he first met Chin, as a producer on "Everest. Founded in by Laurene Powell Jobs and Davis Guggenheim, the company develops, produces and finances nonfiction stories about important issues of our time. A non-climber with a well-known fear of heights, Dill decidedly came quickly on board.
She was on the ground from day one overseeing every aspect of production for over two years of often logistically and emotionally challenging filmmaking. Her journey continues at Concordia Studio where Dill hopes to produce films that will inform, challenge, and entertain a global audience—which includes her most important audience, her young daughter. An extraordinary gift to everyone who believes that the limit of human achievement is far from being reached. The camera work in Free Solo will blow your mind.
A gripping and rewarding documentary to watch. An awesome and inspiring doc. Man on Wire is a documentary film directed by James Marsh. The film is crafted like a heist film, presenting rare footage of the preparations for the event and still photographs of the walk, alongside reenactments with Paul McGill as the young Petit and modern-day interviews with the participants.