6/10 - Social Network

"Social Network" This big budget Hollywood film directed by David Fincher follows the Harvard graduates who set up facebook. The rowing sequence recreated was the final of the Grand at Henley Royal Regata in 2004.

Some increadable camera angles were achieved with specialist camera rigs mounted on the rowing boats. This involved testing a variety of boat mounted cameras and experimenting with splash guards and adaptive rowing floats.

The Ecocat was an essential camera boat for the Libra head mounts and for tracking with the racing eights.

 

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