Screening Room

MIPCOM Picks 2014: Sky Jumpers

Here, you’ll see some incredible feats, and experience the highs and lows that can come with the territory when pursuing the ultimate thrill.
October 1, 2014


Partners: Muse Entertainment for Shaw Media; distributed by Muse Distribution International
Length: 1 x 90 minutes
Aired: July 2014 (History Canada)
Rights available: Worldwide excluding Canada, Spanish-speaking U.S., Europe, Brazil and Finland
Shot over a period of six years with a steady supply of GoPro and Sony helmet- mounted cameras and more than a little intestinal fortitude, Sky Jumpers follows the exploits of world-renowned skydiving troupe The PD Factory Team. From speed flying to BASE-jumping, the Florida-based team holds myriad world records and titles. But even with its air-gliding expertise, the group isn’t shielded from the unpredictable, and tragedy can strike at a moment’s notice. Here, you’ll see some incredible feats, and experience the highs and lows that can come with the territory when pursuing the ultimate thrill.

About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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