Grit and Thistle Film offers film production services for all levels and many types of projects. We can lead your project from concept to completion – from short form fundraising films, to commercial television spots, to 4K feature documentaries, to marketing films for social, environmental and humanitarian causes. Our film production services include: professional and creative writing, cinematography (DP, 2nd camera, AC), 4K native and HD post production editing, location scouting, field producing, line producing, basic drone shots and more. We also hire crew out if you need to build out your own crew for a shoot.
We work with primarily with Red Epic 4K, Canon HDSLR, Sony PXW-F7S 4K cameras and edit in Premiere Pro CC and Final Cut Pro X.
We’ve worked on media projects in many different parts of the world, from the megacities of Asia to remote villages in South America – nearly 40 countries on six continents. We specialize in mountain areas, mountain cultures and short for social films, environmental films and humanitarian films. We also bring strong backgrounds in international sustainable development and adventure tourism to our projects. We can work as a one man or woman show or as a full crew of 50+ people.
Our film production team is led by the creative talent and Director of Photography Nathan Ward. Nathan has worked as a professional writer, photographer and filmmaker for 20 years. He has been inducted into the Explorers Club in New York City and was once named “One of the Top Ten Adventurers in Asia.”
Places core Grit and Thistle Film crew has worked:
North America – United States, Canada, Mexico
South America – Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Paraguay, Peru, Cordillera Darwin, Andes Mountains, Tierra del Fuego
Asia – Australia, Australian Outback, China, Mongolia, Nepal, Kingdom of Bhutan, Tibet, Ladakh, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Borneo, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Himalaya Mountains, Sayan Mountains, Saridag Mountains
Africa – Tanzania, Zanzibar, Ethiopia, Botswana, South Africa, Kenya