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in the field

Filming full-spectrum / near-infrared

BRINDABELLAS was filmed in and around Canberra, Namadgi National Park and the Brindabella Ranges Primary locations included Mt Stromlo, Tidbinbilla, Corin Forest, Corin Dam,  Kangaroo Creek, Cotter River, Casuarina Sands, Mt Taylor, Red Hill, Farrer Ridge, Scrivener Hill, Mt Wanniassa and Cooleman Ridge.

The motion was largely filmed with a modified full-spectrum RED Epic-X Digital Cinema camera and Nikon lenses – although some footage was also filmed with a regular RED Epic-X.   Key rig components included:

Miller Tripods
Trost Motion sliders
Really Right Stuff ballheads, plates, clamps and macro rig
Oconnor and Genus matte boxes
Genus rods and accessories
smallHD monitors
Wooden Camera accessories – including the Ombre rain cover

BRINDABELLAS | film details

  • Concept: developed and written by Glen Ryan and James van der Moezel | silver dory productions
  • Producer: Glen Ryan
  • Cinematographer: Glen Ryan
  • Camera Operator & First Assistant Camera: James van der Moezel
  • Editor, Post Production Supervisor & Colourist: James van der Moezel
  • Original Soundtrack: Marcus Hooper and Andy Heaney
  • Sound design and recording: James van der Moezel and Glen Ryan
  • more on silver dory productions
  • Preview: May 30, 2014 – Arc Cinema – National Film and Sound Archive, Canberra, Australia.
  • General release: from May 28, 2015 (initially in five parts) – Vimeo on Demand
  • Edge of Light (feature-length): September 30, 2015 – Vimeo on Demand
  • Runtime: 140 minutes (Edge of Light)
  • Colour: black and white
  • Aspect Ratio: 2:1
  • Camera: Full-spectrum modified RED Epic-X and Red Epic-X – Nikkor lenses
  • Negative Format:  Redcode RAW 5K