“Over the Edge” is one of the most inspirational films in skydiving history, Produced, Directed and Filmed by legendary skydiving cinematographer Tom Sanders, “Over the Edge” is a masterpiece and a skydiving history. The film was shot in 16mm film motion picture film to produce the stunning image quality at that time. It was created at a time when small action cameras were not available, so capturing the action in a way it is captured was a real production challenge for the production team and all aerial and skydiving cinematographers. 16mm cameras can weigh up to 20lb were mounted in a way to capture various angles on the plane wings, on the skydivers bodies, helmets and many other places. “Over the Edge” is also one of the most decorated films in the history of skydiving and early action adventure films featuring extreme sports and skydiving.
This version has been modified from it’s original 4:3 format and it was re-scanned from the original negative to produce the HD version, you are about to watch.
This film is an absolute must to watch by all skydivers and non-skydivers alike. It will give you a great inspiration and completely different point of view of the sport of skydiving. Many skydiving legends are part of the film and it will provide the viewers a POV of the late 80’s and early 90’s world of skydiving.
Over The Edge Awards:
U.S. International Film and Video Festival
SPORTS-Gold Camera Award (winner)
Television, Home Video, Entertainment (winner)
Winner of Special Achievement Award
Best of Show
CINE Awards-Golden Eagle (winner)
Intercom Awards- Silver Hugo (winner)