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Ireland Travel Video Download

See the beauty and hospitality of Ireland, through the eyes of it’s people.

Stories include:

In Dublin I interviewed Niamh Ni Mhir who works for Hostel World,a local IT business that rode the Celtic Tiger to become the biggest Hostel booking website online Niamh explains how Ireland has changed since my last visit, in the early 1990 s and also tells us what it is she likes about living in Dublin.

I interview Kathleen Moran about the Kilkenny Craft Centre and how Kilkenny established itself as Ireland’s craft capital.

In Belfast I interviewed Sean McKernan, a photographer who in 1983 set up a photo exhibition called Belfast Exposed, featuring a lot of images from the height of the troubles.

On the Aran Islands I interviewed Teresa Millane, an old style (Sean Nos) singer.

In Galway I interviewed actor Diarmuid de Faoite about the flourishing arts scene.

The small fishing Village of Dingle on the West Coast of Ireland is home to a friendly Dolphin called Fungi, who seems to prefer the company of humans to his own kind.

In Doolin I interviewed Banjo player, Kevin Griffin about why Doolin has become the traditional music capital of Ireland.

Sean now runs an multifunction arts centre called BX Arts.
Sean discusses how Belfast has changed since the 1997 ceasefire.

In Cork I try and trace my Irish ancestors (O’Shea), and look at the modern day immigration of Polish workers to Ireland.

For my final Irish story, I visit Cahersiveen where there are some Stone Forts that may well been the home of my Shea ancestors.

Time: 50.15 Format: minidv

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Ireland, Travel Video Guide, Meet the Locals

Ireland Travel Video Guide

Locations we visited in Ireland

Location List
*Dublin
*Doolin
*Dingle
*Galway
*Aran Islands
*Belfast
*Kilkenny
*Cork
*Ring of Kerry


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Ring of Kerry, Ireland Travel Video Guide

For my final Irish story, I visit Cahersiveen where there are some Stone Forts that may well been the home of my Shea ancestors. I also revisit Knocknabar Mountain, where on an earlier trip to Ireland I heard an interesting story about Celtic traditions and lost sheepdogs.
Music by Cape to Clare
Bus tour with Shamrocker Adventures

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Cork, Ireland Travel Video Guide

In Cork I try and trace my Irish ancestors (O’Shea’s), and look at the modern day immigration of Polish workers to Ireland.
Music
Bus tour with Shamrocker Adventures

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Kilkenny, Ireland Travel Video Guide

I interview Kathleen Moran about the Kilkenny Craft Centre and how Kilkenny established itself as Ireland’s craft capital.

Music by Cape to Clare
Bus tour with Shamrocker Adventures

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Belfast, Ireland Travel Video Guide

In Belfast I interviewed Sean McKernan, a photographer who in 1983 set up a photo exhibition called Belfast Exposed, featuring a lot of images from the height of the troubles.
Sean now runs an multifunction arts centre called BX Arts.
Sean discusses how Belfast has changed since the 1997 ceasefire.
Intro music by Cape to Clare
Music during archive photos by The Audibles, Sean’s teenage sons band
Remaining music by DJ Marky Mark (me) using garageband
Bus tour with Shamrocker Adventures

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Mark Shea filming the 13th Baktun celebrations at Tikal Mayan Ruins, Guatemala
Mark Shea filming the 13th Baktun celebrations at Tikal Mayan Ruins, Guatemala

Mark Shea of overlander.tv has been producing videos since the mid 1990’s and can do all aspects of video production from script to screen.. His background has been in documentary, particularly travel related content. He works with lightweight video gear and prides himself on quick turnaround and being able to get the best out of those appearing in his videos. He has an uncanny knack of keeping up with social media trends and finding ways to get video found.

Current Services

Mark is currently in Australia producing marketing videos for the tourism industry.

Top 5 Tour Location Guides

Top5Tour video location guides handpick the best place to eat, drink, sleep, shop and what tour to do. Live video interviews are then done with the owners of each business featured to give viewers further information. Special features are also done whereby we highlight unique travel experiences at different destinations. If you are interested in getting a Top 5 Tour done for your town or region please contact me

2MinProfile Business Video Marketing

Mark believes he has cracked the code with regard to how to make a successful online video for your business. The format summarises the best of your business in a succinct 2 minute video. Contact Mark for more information

Mark Shea filming in North Korea
Mark Shea filming in North Korea

Mark’s experience includes:

*Producing several projects for the Australian National Broadcaster ABC, including one of the first online media projects (2003 – done in flash because bandwidth couldn’t handle video!)

*Producing numerous travel series in various countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Vietnam, Ireland, America, Central America and pretty much all of Asia. His favourite destinations include Cuba, Borneo and Ireland.

*Producing numerous online video tourism campaigns for various regions around Australia.

*Working with corporate clients to produce both one off and ongoing online media campaigns.

*Developing a successful business profile format optimised for online video – 2minprofile.

*Working with government bodies producing videos related to such areas as staff training and providing community information

*Mark is a qualified trainer and have trained both individuals and groups in video production.

Mark can be contacted on 0474 307 707 or via email. He is currently located in Victoria.

*Google study showing how online video connects travel brands and consumers.

Programs

Overlander.tv make honest to goodness travel related content that capture the thrill of travel! We understand that travellers want the truth about the places they wish to visit, so we endeavour to make authentic videos that rely heavily on the advice of locals. Our youtube channel is Australia’s Biggest Travel Channel with 20 million+ views and 35,000+ subscribers.

Journey to the West Series (in production)
2016

“A world traveler returns to his own country to explore it’s West Coast on a motorcycle. An exercise in simplicity, camping out and getting off the beaten track. A chance to reassess life choices. The freedom to explore alternatives. What is it we need to be happy and is Australia still the lucky country”

In search of La Dolce Vita
2015
One Hour

Two strangers travel through italy searching for la dolce vita, asking local people about love, life and happiness, and finding answers themselves along the way.
Scott is an Australian wineblogger who had minor success with his first novel. He has lost interest in writing and is undergoing a midlife crisis. Charlotte is a Luxembourg fan of Scott who befriended him online and invited him to join her on a trip through Italy. She has been a librarian for 15 years and feels ready for a change, but is unsure what.
On a roadtrip taking in some of the most scenic parts of Italy – Aosta, Lake Como, Venice, Cinque Terre, Tuscany, Umbria and the Amalfi Coast, Scott and Charlotte meet the locals and learn the secrets of what make a good life!

American Roadtrip
2014
3 x 30 mins

Overlander.tv spent four months traveling the length and breadth of America, from Hollywood to the Wild West, from the Deep South to the Latin American vibes of Miami, from moonshine stills in the Tennessee Hills, to the frenetic pace of downtown New York, and finally visiting the post apocalyptic urban decay of Detroit and the rebirth of cool in the Rust Belt City of Cleveland.
Australian Filmmaker Mark Shea’s personable style features first person stories with locals at each destination he visited. It gives each story a candid insight into where America stands in what many call the Asian Century.

The Original Travel Vlogger – Central America
2012
4 x 30 mins
Guatemala, Mexico, Belize and Cuba

Youtube’s original travel vlogger explores the culture, food and people of Central America, including a sailing trip to Cuba.

The Original Travel Vlogger – Asia
2011
8 x 30 mins

Youtube’s original travel vlogger explores the culture, food and people of Asia, visiting Bali, Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines, Japan, South Korea, China, Laos, Cambodia and the hermit kingdom North Korea.

Meet the Locals – New Zealand
2010
One Hour

Explore New Zealand’s top tourist destinations by meeting the locals

African Refugees
2008
Four part series commissioned by the ABC

Mark Shea examines the African refugee experience in Tasmania. The African community started arriving in Tasmania in 1994 and since then 1,700 people have arrived, with 60%-70% settling in greater Hobart, and the remainder settling in and around Launceston.
Sudan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ethiopia are some of the communities now represented in Tasmania

Meet the Locals – Tasmania
2006
One Hour

Explore Tasmania’s top tourist destinations by meeting the locals

Meet the Locals – Vietnam
2006
30 minutes

Explore Vietnam’s top tourist destinations by meeting the locals

Meet the locals – Spain
2006
One Hour

Explore Spain’s top tourist destinations by meeting the locals

Meet the locals – Ireland
2006
One Hour

Explore Ireland’s top tourist destinations by meeting the locals

Last Outback Boxing Troupe
2006
Four part series commissioned by the ABC

Fred Brophy’s Boxing Troupe is the last tent operating in the world. Before the early 1970’s, Traveling Boxing Tents were part of the regular landscape at most country shows.
The tents have such a long tradition in Australia, that in some towns, a young man will fight in the tent, watched proudly by their grandfather and father, both of whom also fought in a tents as young men.
When Fred Brophy retires, is it the end of the road for the Tent Boxing tradition.

The Way, Camino de Santiago, Spain
2004
75 Mins

The Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain is one of the world’s most popular Pilgrimages.
Filmmaker Mark Shea wished to explore the spiritual affect the Camino (Way of St. James) has on pilgrims, by walking the French Way alone and documenting his own personal experiences.
The resulting film is an honest and joyous portrayal of the transformative nature of this
ancient practice.
A must see for anyone who has walked the Camino, or anyone who has plans of partaking in this life changing experience in the future.

Returning Home, A story of Ararat, ABC
2004
Four part series commissioned by the ABC (online flash format)

Follows the fortunes of the country town of my birth, Ararat

Meet the Locals – Australia Series
2001
4 x 30 minutes

Visit Australia’s top tourist destinations, from the outback to the coast, exploring each location, through the eyes of local guides.

About

about

Overlander.tv has been set up by Mark Shea who has been making films for over 20 years. He is a digital pioneer in the online video arena, many times working solo or with a small crew, to quickly and unobtrusively, complete productions for upload while in the field.

Our team explore the world with fresh eyes, seeking out contemporary stories that map out the defining spirit and ideas of our time.

Our films, such as The Way – One man’s spiritual journey along the Camino de Santiago, explore the use of lightweight equipment and personalised presentation to captivate our viewers and make them feel part of the journey.

We have worked all over the world producing our unique meet a local travel series and have produced a number of thought provoking documentaries for such broadcasters as Australia’s National Broadcaster, the ABC

#Filming on #lakecomo at #villamonastero #travel #Italy #Overlandertv

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COMPLETED PROGRAMS

Overlander.tv make honest to goodness travel related content that capture the thrill of travel! We understand that travellers want the truth about the places they wish to visit, so we endeavour to make authentic videos that rely heavily on the advice of locals. Our youtube channel is Australia’s Biggest Travel Channel with 20 million+ views and 35,000+ subscribers.

Journey to the West Series – Australian Motorcycle Adventure
2016 4 x half hour series or 87 min feature

“A world traveler returns to his own country to explore it’s West Coast on a motorcycle. An exercise in simplicity, camping out and getting off the beaten track. A chance to reassess life choices. The freedom to explore alternatives. What is it we need to be happy and is Australia still the lucky country”

In search of La Dolce Vita
2015
One Hour

Two strangers travel through italy searching for la dolce vita, asking local people about love, life and happiness, and finding answers themselves along the way.
Scott is an Australian wineblogger who had minor success with his first novel. He has lost interest in writing and is undergoing a midlife crisis. Charlotte is a Luxembourg fan of Scott who befriended him online and invited him to join her on a trip through Italy. She has been a librarian for 15 years and feels ready for a change, but is unsure what.
On a roadtrip taking in some of the most scenic parts of Italy – Aosta, Lake Como, Venice, Cinque Terre, Tuscany, Umbria and the Amalfi Coast, Scott and Charlotte meet the locals and learn the secrets of what make a good life!

American Roadtrip
2014
3 x 30 mins

Overlander.tv spent four months traveling the length and breadth of America, from Hollywood to the Wild West, from the Deep South to the Latin American vibes of Miami, from moonshine stills in the Tennessee Hills, to the frenetic pace of downtown New York, and finally visiting the post apocalyptic urban decay of Detroit and the rebirth of cool in the Rust Belt City of Cleveland.
Australian Filmmaker Mark Shea’s personable style features first person stories with locals at each destination he visited. It gives each story a candid insight into where America stands in what many call the Asian Century.

The Original Travel Vlogger – Central America
2012
4 x 30 mins
Guatemala, Mexico, Belize and Cuba

Youtube’s original travel vlogger explores the culture, food and people of Central America, including a sailing trip to Cuba.

The Original Travel Vlogger – Asia
2011
8 x 30 mins

Youtube’s original travel vlogger explores the culture, food and people of Asia, visiting Bali, Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines, Japan, South Korea, China, Laos, Cambodia and the hermit kingdom North Korea.

Meet the Locals – New Zealand
2010
One Hour

Explore New Zealand’s top tourist destinations by meeting the locals

African Refugees
2008
Four part series commissioned by the ABC

Mark Shea examines the African refugee experience in Tasmania. The African community started arriving in Tasmania in 1994 and since then 1,700 people have arrived, with 60%-70% settling in greater Hobart, and the remainder settling in and around Launceston.
Sudan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ethiopia are some of the communities now represented in Tasmania

Meet the Locals – Tasmania
2006
One Hour

Explore Tasmania’s top tourist destinations by meeting the locals

Meet the Locals – Vietnam
2006
30 minutes

Explore Vietnam’s top tourist destinations by meeting the locals

Meet the locals – Spain
2006
One Hour

Explore Spain’s top tourist destinations by meeting the locals

Meet the locals – Ireland
2006
One Hour

Explore Ireland’s top tourist destinations by meeting the locals

Last Outback Boxing Troupe
2006
Four part series commissioned by the ABC

Fred Brophy’s Boxing Troupe is the last tent operating in the world. Before the early 1970’s, Traveling Boxing Tents were part of the regular landscape at most country shows.
The tents have such a long tradition in Australia, that in some towns, a young man will fight in the tent, watched proudly by their grandfather and father, both of whom also fought in a tents as young men.
When Fred Brophy retires, is it the end of the road for the Tent Boxing tradition.

The Way, Camino de Santiago, Spain
2004
75 Mins

The Camino de Santiago in Northern Spain is one of the world’s most popular Pilgrimages.
Filmmaker Mark Shea wished to explore the spiritual affect the Camino (Way of St. James) has on pilgrims, by walking the French Way alone and documenting his own personal experiences.
The resulting film is an honest and joyous portrayal of the transformative nature of this
ancient practice.
A must see for anyone who has walked the Camino, or anyone who has plans of partaking in this life changing experience in the future.

Returning Home, A story of Ararat, ABC
2004
Four part series commissioned by the ABC (online flash format)

Follows the fortunes of the country town of my birth, Ararat

Meet the Locals – Australia Series
2001
4 x 30 minutes

Visit Australia’s top tourist destinations, from the outback to the coast, exploring each location, through the eyes of local guides.

Instagram Travel Photos

After three months in Europe, filming ‘In search for La Dolce Vita’ I’m now back in Australia with three projects in post production!

On recent trips I’ve become a fan of instagram. I hate the lack of landscape feature but find it’s ease of use one of it’s most compelling features. I can literally take a photo on my phone and in real time upload it immediately!

I recently been going through my 5000+ photos and thought I might share with you some of my favourites, to get your travel juices flowing! Here are 15 photos I’ve selected from around the world, hope you enjoy!

Bali – one of the most aesthetically beautiful places in the world!

Philippines – A surreal sunset at El Nido.

Japan – Neon Streetscape.

Borneo – My boy’s own adventure heading into the heart of Borneo in a canoe!

North Korea – The murals, the statues – it was all propaganda, but still amazing!

Cuba – Early morning street scene, Havana

Guatemala – Home of the most amazing ocean in a bowl soup, Tapado!

Cambodia – I felt great serenity at the temple of Prasat Bayon

Mexico – A shrine to Santa Muerte

Ireland – The rugged North West Coast – north of Galway

#Travel #travelling #ireland #cliffs #sheep #ocean #travelvideos

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Luxembourg – the natural beauty of a region called Little switzerland

Italy – I went to some stunning parts of Italy, but the rawness of Naples impressed

United Kingdom – the warm embrace of a country Cornwall pub

France – The village of Lourmarin was like a movie set!

Every #doorway #lourmarin #provence #france #travel #travelling #travelvideo

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Australia – a sunny day, a motorcycle and a country lane = joy!

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