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It has been our privilege to travel to over 125 locations in Alaska. We have filmed on the North Slope at 65 below zero in blinding snowstorms. We filmed in southeast Alaska when it was actually sunny – and hot.

We have filmed Alaska from thousands of feet
in the air over the Chukchi Sea, and we have filmed miles underground as miners set charge and blasted away tons of rock in a tunnel at the Tyee hydroelectric project near Ketchikan. We have seen this great state from just about every angle you can imagine and in every season.

And yes, you can’t make movies in Alaska for over 30 years without making at least one on the proper used and maintenance of a
honey bucket. You just don't get those kinds of opportunities in the lower 48. Spielberg, eat your heart out.



We try to be friendly, safe, organized, and effective. We're a small company by design- we like being involved in the filmmaking process in a hands-on kind of way.
We provide a
total turn-key service. We'll work with you to determine your needs, then produce a quality product that addresses those needs.



There are basically two ways to make a film:

Film, then write
This is more or less what could be considered a "true documentary" approach. We go out and document real life situations, interview the people involved, and from that material, craft your film. This approach works well when it's important not to put too many demands on events or people. We call this the "letting the film happen" approach, as opposed to the "making a film" approach.


Write, then film
If, however, there is a lot of information to be conveyed in a precise manner it may be more efficient to write the script first. We would then use actors and recreate the events necessary to convey your information clearly to your audience. This method work well when making training or how to videos.