Recent Work

Almost Ablaze

Last winter I spent a month shooting for TGR's ski film. I had a great time near my home in Wyoming and my homeland of Canada. Here is a rough edit of the teaser I put together for the films editor Blake who cut the teaser. I love this song. Sasha Motivala DP / Creative Director

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Lighting the VP

I got the chance to light former VP Cheney for my friends at KGB who were shooting a short excerpt for a website the Cheney's are involved with.

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Wolves With the Farm

Got to spend a few days in Idaho hanging out with the wolves. It's a little odd getting used to treating these rather large predators like dogs, being told that if the wolf tries to eat my gloves or some camera gear I should just tell it firmly NO!, Bad Wolf! Lots of fun this year hanging with the Brain Farm Wildlife crew working on their shows for Nat Geo.

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Epic Quest

GE's Creative Director, Sasha Motivala was brought on to help craft the story and write for One Eyed Birds first season of Epic Quest on Outside TV. This dramatic occudrama follows the guides of Epic Quest as they keep their clients alive and having fun in crazy environments; from the mountains of Alaska, to the Savannahs of Africa.

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Rise of Superman

Check out Steven Kotler's theories on man's potential and the concept of Flow States in his new book, The Rise of Superman, that looks at action sports athletes and their ability to push human potential. We cut this trailer for One Eyed bid and Klutch Productions who are working with Steven to create content based around his book.

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Jeremy Jones Further

TGR releases Further and Gritty Entertainment is brought on again to turn this epic movie into ten heart racing dramatic episodes for Outside Television. This time Jeremy sets his sites on further out locations and more daunting climbs. Check out this series on Outside TV and watch legendary big mountain snowboarder Jeremy Jones attempt climbs and descents that put even him on edge. The challenges of living in some of the worlds most unforgiving environments are coupled with the trials of living in close quarters with good friends and big personalities. Get to know the characters and join...

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Jeremy Jones Deeper

Gritty Entertainment is proud to be working with one of the biggest ski film companies in the world, Teton Gravity Research. We had a great opportunity to take the footage shot for Jeremy Jones' iconic foot powered snowboard film DEEPER and turn it into ten, 30min TV episodes for Outside TV. This landmark series is one of Outside's first big original series and we are stoked to be a part of it. The series follows the two year mission embarked on by 10x "Big Mountain Rider of the Year" Jeremy Jones and his friends as they venture on foot deep into protected wilderness to ski lines that are inaccessible...

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