We took almost 40 hours of HD footage during our 2005 expedition to Victoria Island and filming this expedition is just as crucial because when we get back we'll be producing a full length documentary. Its one thing to get great images of a place rarely visited by humans - but getting great sound just adds that much more atmosphere to the whole film and engages the audience a lot more. Thats why we're using the Rode Stereo VideoMic and the VideoMic to capture all the amazing sounds and atmospheres of Victoria Island. You'll be able to hear every little drop of melting ice and glob of mud under our boots. The mics a rough, tough and good to go!
In July 2005, two young Aussies Chris Bray and Clark Carter plunged inside the Arctic Circle to travel unsupported across Victoria Island, the world's ninth largest and largely unexplored island. After 58 days of hauling, paddling and dragging 250kgs of gear behind them in their home-made aluminium kayaks with fold-down wheels, they were only 1/3 the way across! It was such an incredible adventure though - including wolves, polar bears, artefacts, blizzards and unseen landscapes - that they vowed to return. After two years of prep, The iiNet 1000 Hour Day Expedition set of in 2008, and finished what they started.