TV DOCO: Live Webcast and TV Documentary – Sri Lanka 2010.


Traveling West to East discovering a culture of colour, wildlife, happiness and beauty. Starting the journey from the bustling city of Colombo, through the Uda Walawe National Park, ?past the rolling hills and tea fields, arriving in the wave rich region of Arugam Bay, where we see the worlds best surfers competing in the Srilankan Airlines Pro 2010.

SriLanka: The Colour of a Culture.

This Video/TV Doco was Sponsor funded content developed for Sri Lankan Airlines and Surfing Australia.
While capturing HD content for this show, we also produced the Multi-Camera Live Event Surfing Webcast of the Sri Lankan Airlines Pro 2010, streaming live directly from Arugam Bay.

Camera Operators:
Blake Copland • Curtis Redden • Mic Simpson • Tom Atkins

Principal Editor: Blake Copland
Editor & Colour: Curtis Redden
Script: Blake Copland • George Opadchy
Narration: Adam Vaughn Blakey
Animation & Graphics: Curtis Redden
Music Supervisor: Blake Copland
Aerial Footage: Sri Lanka Tourism
Webcast Controller: Rob Norman.
Web & Camera Assist: Caleb Redden.

I was the Finishing Editor & Colour, Animation & Graphics, Camera Operator for Colour/Cutaway(Roaming, Shoulder, Glidetrack, Handheld, Steadicam, ect), Action, Travel.

Cameras used:
3x Sony EX XD • 2x Canon 7D/5DmkII • 2x Sony V1P •
Sony Z1 • Canon Super8 Film • and yes, a GoPro Hero HD

*Broadcast Production by The Construction Site.

Sri Lanka, wild Monkeys and Elephants everywhere!

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka


Kaleb Redden assisting, Rob Norman directing the feed.

A few shots of me behind the scenes:
Getting the extreme low angle.
Me getting low for the extreme low angle.

“stop the bus, i need to get this shot!”

7D with Steadi, Julian wilson.
Using my Flycam 5000 for Julians wrap around shot.

Getting the low angle.
Me getting the low angles.

my 7D Rig.
My self built HDSLR shoulder support.

My Flycam 5000 steady walking.

Steady wrap around shot of julian wilson.