Whispers from the Heart of Guatemala

Visit
Guatemala

2023

DIRECTOR + EDITOR – DAVE SCOTT

 

Behind The Story

‘Whispers from the Heart of Guatemala’, showcases two of the country’s most iconic destinations, the Santiago village of Lake Atitlán and the historic downtown region of Antigua.

Through stunning visuals and immersive soundscapes, my aim was to take the viewers on a sensory journey through the heart of Guatemala’s culture. The film explores the country’s rich history, its vibrant indigenous traditions, and its resilient people.

A Trip of Two Perspectives

VISIT WV & PA

2022

DIRECTOR – ANDREW JAMES

CINEMATOGRAPHER – DAVE SCOTT

DRONE: ANDREW JAMES

PRODUCER – BRAM LOWENSTEIN

TALENT #1 – ANDREA MARTINA

TALENT #2 – DEBBY GERBER

Behind The Story

At its core, the narrative was intentionally woven around the dual themes of personal discovery and the celebration of local landmarks, aiming to showcase the beauty and cultural richness of West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The story’s inception was motivated by a desire to bring to life the stunning landscapes and unique heritage of these states, blending the exploration of nature with a deeper appreciation for the locations that give these places their identity.

During the filming of Andrea and Debby’s journeys, the cinematography concentrated on intimate, eye-catching moments that captured their friendship throughout many different landscapes.

Rays of the Rising Sun

INTI RAYMI

VISITS NYC

2023

DIRECTOR – DAVE SCOTT

CINEMATOGRAPHER – DAVE SCOTT

Behind The Story

In the short film “Rays of the Rising Sun,” we embark on a captivating journey that weaves together ancient traditions and the vibrant energy of New York City. As the summer solstice approaches, a small group of Inca descendants makes their way from the mystical mountains of Peru to the bustling streets of the Big Apple. Their purpose: to honor and celebrate Inti, the Sun God, within a modern urban landscape.

Culture of the UAE

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

2020

DIRECTOR – DAVE SCOTT

CINEMATOGRAPHER – CORY MARTIN / DAVE SCOTT

Behind The Story

The UAE travel film was a collaboration with Beautiful Destinations, Cory Martin, and creators from around the world, aimed at capturing all seven emirates for the “World’s Coolest Winter” campaign. This initiative marked the UAE’s first attempt to unify its tourism efforts across the emirates, showcasing the country’s landmarks, traditions, and the campaign’s vision through a compelling visual narrative.

Through a blend of muted tones and a focus on ambient light, the cinematography captures the UAE’s landscapes with authenticity, showcasing the nation’s dynamic pulse and cultural depth.

A FEELING OF NOSTALGIA

SAUDI ARABIA

2023

DIRECTOR – DAVE SCOTT

CINEMATOGRAPHER – DAVE SCOTT

Behind The Story
This project aims to showcase a new face of tourism in Saudi Arabia through the eyes of 150 western travelers exploring the country.

Utilized a Steadicam rig to capture the experiences of 120 Western tourists in Saudi Arabia.

LA FORTUNA, COSTA RICA

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

2021

DIRECTOR – DAVE SCOTT

CINEMATOGRAPHER – DAVE SCOTT

The Costa Rica Travel Film

CINEMATIC TRAVEL FILM

2022

DIRECTOR – DAVE SCOTT

CINEMATOGRAPHER – DAVE SCOTT