Posts By: trekkit

Maritimes from Above at Silver Wave Film Festival

The New Brunswick film festival called “Silver Wave” is showing our documentary we did for CBC plus a few other great local documentaries on November 5th @ UNB @ 2 PM and it would be great to have some friendly faces in the audience. Tickets are for sale at the door (cash only), and the… Read more »

Maritimes from Above on CBC

Airing September 2nd, 2017 on CBC This time last year the Trekkit crew was just finishing shooting for this film, now after hours of editing and working closely with CBC, its ready for TV! It will be on the Absolutely Maritimes program on September 2nd at 8:00 PM on CBC, then available online global shortly… Read more »

The Outsiders

Back in 2014 when “the crew” got back from Iceland, I made this video as a fun private video to the song, “The Outsiders” by Eric Church. With new YouTube rules (Mr. Church gets the ad revue), I can now share it. Being able to travel with great friends has been a blessing and this… Read more »

“Maritimes From Above” Theme Song

“Old Man on the Porch” by Caleb Miles Featured on “This Place, Songs from Annapolis Valley” by Ruby Throated Records I am excited to announce that “Old Man on the Porch” will be the theme song for our upcoming CBC documentary. When creating any film, the two most important things are telling a story and… Read more »

Looking for Music for “Maritimes From Above”

Ryan Groom, Jacob Groom, Rodney McAffee

I am looking for a soundtrack for our upcoming documentary called “Maritimes from Above” that will be broadcasted on CBC next summer (2017), be available online via the CBC website for 5 years, and be distributed to film festivals around the world. For more about the “Maritimes from Above” project click here. Getting the right… Read more »

Maritimes from Above

  Just signed my first contract with CBC to produce a documentary called “Maritimes from Above” about landscape aerial videography, the techniques, and regulations behind getting grand vistas with the film industries hottest tool, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), or what many call drones (BTW: I hate the word “drone”). On Saturday, my filming companions (Paul… Read more »

Carn Mor Dearg and Other Adventures

I have been fortunate to be able to travel with family and friends while doing film projects. This late spring, I filmed with a crew in the United Kingdom for the upcoming season 5 of Trekkit TV which airs on Bell Aliant TV1 and also filmed a documentary I hope to release later this summer…. Read more »

Trekkit’s Road Trip to Norway Series

Ryan and Rodney in Norway

All six Norway episodes are now available on Bell Video On Demand and Bell Aliant TV1 Online. Ryan and Rodney travel the fjords, glaciers, and many off the beaten but beautiful areas of Norway. If you don’t have Bell Aliant FibreOP TV service you can still watch Trekkit online. Episode 1 – Road Trip Begins… Read more »

Selecting the Right Adventure Vehicle

Outdoor adventures come in various categories. Some people travel to large alpine ski resorts and stay in luxurious condominiums and enjoy fine dining each evening. Some people travel to all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean and lie on the beach sipping mojitos and for excitement go snorkeling over coral reefs. We on the other hand like… Read more »

Ben Nevis

Trekkit Expedition 2016 to the Highlands of Scotland and the Northumbria Coast Photo By: David Crocker [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons     The day I am writing this is April 25th, 2016 and it is exactly one month before the Trekkit crew heads out for another adventure. In four weeks we travel to… Read more »