Filmmaking in the Wilderness: How to tell your adventure story - Online Classroom


Filmmaking in the Wilderness: How to tell your adventure story - Online Classroom

Join Alex Maier, long distance hiker and documentary filmmaker, for this seminar with essential tools and tips to make your own documentary films while hiking!

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The session will be held online using Zoom, and the link to join the zoom session will be sent in the days before the event to everyone with a ticket.  See button below to get your ticket!

The zoom session will begin promptly at 7PM and will go through 8:30PM.  You will need to login using a desktop or laptop computer, or load the Zoom app on your phone or tablet before logging in.

Alex Maier found his passion for long-distance hiking and for documentary filmmaking while walking the Pacific Northwest Trail and since then has expanded his thru-hiking experience and his film credits with the 800-mile Hayduke Trail, the North Country trail and more.

Alex will bring to this practical online seminar the following insights and essential information:

  • Why make a movie while hiking? And what types of movies you could make, from simple and easy to a complex narrative story.
  • Camera gear: Both the lightest setup you could get and the higher quality setup that he is using.
  • Types of shots that make strong hiking movies
  • Filming techniques for hiking movies
  • Editing Techniques
  • How to find your story

To see Alex's film work and read more about him, go to

We hope that you will join us for this one of a kind seminar!  Get your ticket by clicking on the button below.  Those with tickets will be sent a link in the days before the event to join the session on Zoom.


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