Category: travel filmmaking

How to film and photograph in dangerous locations.

Getting the shot, without getting shot! An Audio-Visual Exploration I get a perverse joy out of filming in places I’ve been told are dangerous. It’s like capturing the unseen, the dark underbelly of humanity. Below are three videos which capture some of the unique places I have had the opportunity to film. In two of […]

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Lightweight, Broadcast quality, High Definition Video Production Gear List for Day Outings on Foot.

I feel I’ve got my High Definition kit down to the bare minimum and would like to share the gear list I use for exploring travel destinations by foot. This kit is suitable for anyone wishing to produce High Definition video with two broadcast quality audio sources, suitable for such situations as interviews. The camera […]

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A history of online video, a look back at vlogging

Overlander.tv just clocked 11 Million views on youtube! Pretty amazing really. But I suppose not as amazing as youtube’s stats themselves. Last year YouTube had more than 1 trillion views or almost 140 views for every person on Earth! At the moment more than one hour of video is uploaded to YouTube every second! I […]

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Digital Nomads – Travel Videos – Overlander.tv

Travel Blogger, Samuel Jeffery of http://nomadicsamuel.com/ interviews Traveling Filmmaker, Mark Shea of http://www.overlander, getting tips on how to make videos, how to interview people and what gear to use.

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So you want to travel the world, the lessons learnt 9.5 mths in!

At the start of my round the world travel video adventure I made a video talking about the 7 things I wanted to achieve on my trip. 9.5 mths in I look back on what I have achieved. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VgzCP2pE44 The seven goals were: *To see the world *To film the world *To get paid to […]

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World Travel, Online Video, Digital Nomadism, Tourism Marketing

With the new year fast approaching I have narrowed down the four things, the four pillars, that overlander.tv will concentrate on in the year to come. World Travel – I’ve been on the road for five months now and I suppose one thing I have realised is that I can’t do everything and neither do […]

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Overlander.tv new tv show

Ever had a dream to just travel the world? On July 24th 2011 Aussie Filmmaker Mark Shea set off on a new journey with the goal to travel to each continent and make a living on the road. Learning about culture, customs and beliefs via the ‘no guidebook’ method of travel, an itinerary based on […]

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8 options for making money with video when travelling the world

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Jungle Expedition Filmmaking Kit

I recently took a three day trip deep into the Borneo jungle. The trip involved travel in traditional boat and some jungle trekking. All I could take with me was what I could carry on my back. Given the tropical heat and high likelihood of torrential rain I decided I would only take what I […]

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Round the World Trip – One Season on the Road and what I have learnt.

I’m 12 weeks into my Round the World Trip. I now have some idea of what to expect in my quest to film the world and make money doing it. My adsense revenue from youtube has not increased, so I am exploring other ways to make passive income while traveling. One exciting avenue is teaching […]

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