Who doesn’t love watching the X Games? Those athletes are crazy. Just as captivating, though, is this behind-the-scenes two-part video on The Northface and X Games Baldface commercial. Director Todd Jones pulls out all the stops in this two part BTS documentary, breaking out a Phantom HD Gold, a helicopter, and building one really enormous jump.
In what must be one of the largest faux-pas in camera news ever, Nikon has used footage shot on Canon 5d Mark IIs and what appears to be a Phantom HD camera to promote their D800. But it doesn't end there. Not only did they use footage from their competitors' cameras in the ad, but they also allegedly did not ask permission to use that footage in the first place. Get the scoop after the jump.
Howdy and welcome to the Wednesday Rundown. This week we have a Red One test shoot. Amazing to see what this video camera can do with just simple available ambient light. We also have a couple other shoots to check out and snag some ideas from. If you have a video that you think we might like to post, please click on "submit content" above.