"Northern Lights over Mount Halde", an 8-minutes 3D short
"Northern Lights over Mount Halde" is a short stereoscopic 3Dfilm by Morten Skallerud on auroral researchers with families on an isolated mountaintop in Finnmark, 1917. The 8-minutes long film is told in large part using silhouettes against the night sky and Northern Lights.
Native 3D shooting has been done with a RED cameras-fitted 3D rig on location on the Halde mountain top, a popular hiking destination in Norway, and in a green-screen stage.
A True Documentary
Actress Marianne Krogness has one of the film's central roles. She is self-grandson of managers pair Dagny and Ole Andreas Krogness, who lived and researched the Halde mountain top from 1912 to 1918.
Direction, photography, script: Morten Skallerud
Stereographer: Kommer Kleijn
Funded by: Norwegian Film Institute, short film consultant Call Løchen, Fund for Sound and Image, North Norwegian Film Centre.
"Northern Lights over Mount Halde" premiered at the Norwegian Short Film Festival in Grimstad, Norway in June 2013. The film is distributed as a complementary short in 3D movie theatres.