10,000 Miles Of Coverage for ESPN’s College Basketball

The Last Set Up

The Last Set Up

And that’s a wrap!

For just over two months, Orlando DP/Partner Dan Beckmann, along with Verocity Creative EP Sue Stauffer, coordinated crew logistics and traveled the country with ESPN Sports.

University of Florida Coach Billy Donovan

University of Florida Coach Billy Donovan

While shooting “one-man-band” HD green-screen interviews on the Panasonic VariCam, the Beckmann team (along with DP/Partner Tom Wells, and GTT cameramen Dave Baker, Jimmy Hall, and Nick Modisett) ended up with 15 college basketball coaches being interviewed on the “in’s and out’s” of inspiration and motivation.

In all, the GTT crews managed to cover 14 different states, drove over 2,000 miles, and logged over 10,000 miles in the air!

On 15, February, Beckmann shot the last of the interviews with Coach Billy Donovan at The University of Florida in Gainesville.

“Ejecting that tape from the carriage after the last interivew was a bitter sweet moment.  From the California sun to the New England snow, we saw it all,” Beckmann said.

You can see all the coaches interviews on ESPN’s College Basketball Saturday Night!

Where the gators play!

Where the gators play!