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Find your brand's soul in the mountains

A collective specialised in storytelling through film making and photography. Your brand is the personality of your business. Storytelling is one of the most powerful ways to breathe life into it. When you tell a story that embodies human challenges, you create an experience that resonates with your customers. We are here to nurture and present those experiences.

We are based in the Southern French Alps, one of the most beautiful areas of the world. Between us we know every corner of this domain and a good deal beyond.

Working in the mountain environment can be a challenging experience but the rewards can be breathtaking.

Film Production

Help connect your brand to your audience by telling authentic stories. Lessen your stress by trusting a team with decades of experience with global brands. Whether you require content for your platforms, TV commercial, a crew for a feature film or high end commercial photography.

We cover everything from small commercial projects, sourcing a specific location or type of athlete through to full film productions. Specialising in lifestyle and sports in the mountains, Basecamp Media is a collective of award-winning film makers, photographers and producers.

Editorial Photography

Images which inspire, connect and tell stories. We help capture your brand in the grandeur of nature or alongside an adrenaline fuelled sport. We approach our photography with as much attention to detail

and rigorous production planning as our films. We cover the full spectrum of high end editorial, sports, landscape and commercial photography with limitless access to the most remote locations in the Alps.

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Location Scouting

We can help source locations which fit your project perfectly. We specialise in the European Alps where we are based, with particular insights into the Haute-Alps region. We have an in-depth knowledge of the terrain and the local people who make the place tick. We are in the unique position of being able to source local expertise to cost effectively facilitate safety and access in line with client’s requirements.

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Talent Scouting

Whether it be lifestyle models or an action sport athlete that look the part, we can help find the right talent for your project. We have a wide network and contact list of professionals covering a wide range of looks and sports.

Some of the clients we have worked on projects for

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The Team

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Ben Hodson

Ben is a UK producer, photographer, director and DOP, Ben has been integral to numerous creative and business start-up projects internationally. His work has earned creative awards, credits with the BBC, Fortune 100 companies, and has been displayed around the world including the UN headquarters in New York. Ben is great at pulling together the required crew to pull off ambitious projects. Ben loves board sports, spending his spare time snowboarding and skateboarding and going on adventures with his kids.

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Giles Cornah

Giles was Born in the Seychelles and grew up in the UK. In his late teens he carried rucksacks for clients up mountains in Russia and Central Asia. He then nearly joined the army but did a fine art degree instead and started making films, playing around with lights and cameras. He also trained and worked as an actor. Giles is skilled at scouting locations. As a cinematographer he’s worked on films for Barclays, Canon, E-on, and the United Nations and is equally at home in a London Studio as on the end of a rope. He now has three little ones and a lot of life experiences!

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Luc Paris

Luc is a French director of photography and film editor, specialising in documentaries and commercials. Having trained both in film production and direction, and a wide range of experience working for both television and film. His work as a cinematographer helps him travel all over the world and has earned him several film festival awards.

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Thibaut Blais

Thibaut is a commercial photographer born and bred in the Hautes-Alpes. Always with a camera, he is comfortable both in a natural environment and studio. His pictures are highly influenced by journalism and documentary photography. He defines his style as “artistic reportage “. His philosophy is to share strong emotions, encouraging people to discover new places and raise awareness on biodiversity.

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Nicholas Petit

Nicolas is great at managing projects, working closely with clients in a number of languages. His commercial and management skills are complemented by his creative outlook. He’s a French outdoor man and likes to get lost in the wilderness in his old VW van and 2 Newfoundland dogs.

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Carlos Ortolá

Carlos is a Spanish videographer, editor and drone pilot. After studying Photography and Filming in London he threw himself into a journey of capturing (and doing!) action sports within dramatic landscapes all over the world. An obsessed skier, Carlos spends his winters in the snow and is always using his creative outlook to produce innovative films in the mountains.

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Carlos Hernández

Charlie is a Mexican Audio post engineer and composer with an unusual love for nature and mountains. For two years, He lived and worked in Banff, Canada. Alongside skiing and climbing in the Rockies, he mastered the arts of sound working for the renowned Banff Mountain Film Festival , where he collaborated with some of the best adventure filmmakers, and with some of the world's most accomplished athletes. He is now in Europe, alternating his time and work between London and the Alps, trying to make himself a name in the film industry while trying to conquer some more mountains.

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Dylan Filliaert

Dylan is a videographer and licensed drone pilot living in the Hautes-Alpes. His passion is to create emotive video content, going out of his way to make each project beautiful and unique. Dylan is a multi-skilled creative, operating across disciplines.


This is how we will contact you

[email protected]


English, speak to Ben:

+33 (0)7 67 40 09 07

French, speak to Giles:

+33 (0)6 30 83 03 92