California - Kings Of Summer



Welcome to California, my home state. The natural beauty of our diverse landscape and the thrill seeking athletes who bring life to these stunning summer backdrops are what inspired me to make this short film. Join me on a ride through California. Watch in 4K: Production Company: Max Video Productions Directed/Edited: Max Fannin 2nd Camera/AD: Chase Macaluso Music Licensed @ Earthship- Falling Up Locations: Sacramento (MY HOME TOWN) Yosemite Big Sur Joshua Tree Lake Tahoe San Francisco Lower Trestles- Surfing Huntington Beach- Surf US Open Lake Elsinore- Skydive Lodi- Skydive Featured Athletes: Surfers: Ben Benson & Jeremy Pricer Flatland BMX: Chase Macaluso Skydiver: Ted Chen Special Thanks To: - Chase Macaluso for taking on this aggressive shoot schedule with me and grinding out the long hours. And getting back on the bike to show off the flatland skills. - Jeremy Pricer for your gracious hospitality, extensive local knowledge, & introducing us to Trestles. - Ben Benson (at age 11) and his wicked surf skills - Wild Bill, Irish, and skydivers at Parachute Center in Lodi - Ted Chen & co. for the GoPro skydive footage Tools Used: Canon C100 Sony FS700 Canon 6D GoPro Hero 2,3, & 4 Black DJI Phantom 1 & 2 MoVi M5 Atomos Ninja Promote Control RamperPro LRTimelapse Kessler Cineslider & Elekta Drive Motion Control Final Cut Pro X