Everyone wants to make ski films, but there’s more to it than just skiing big lines in perfect pow under bluebird skies. Sam Giffin gets paid to make ski films, but Sam’s also very aware of the double edged sword for the skiers and snowboarders who star in these films. Is the risk worth the reward?
Watch Kodak Courage from Hand Crank Films
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Introducing the HandCrank Power of Film Series, our first ever completely independently produced film product. This first installement is presented in three 5 minute segments.
The title: “Kodak Courage”. The filmmaker, Sam Giffin of Right on Brother films. The scoop: film and photography is a double edged sword for skiers and snowboarders. On one hand, filming pushes riders to do crazy stunts they never would have tried, and on the other, the glory can make their wildest dreams come true. Kodak Courage follows the story of a few brothers struggling with – and reveling in – the lifelong conflict of risk vs. reward in the professional ski and film world.