Aldo Kane is a world record-breaking extreme adventurer and the ‘go to’ guy providing safety services for some of the world’s largest TV and film productions, often operating in some of the world’s most hostile and extreme environments.
In this intimate and insightful interview, Aldo will take us on a global journey through his career. We’ll travel from Arctic Greenland with a special guest appearance from that trip with top filmmaker Matt Pycroft. Moving underwater, we’ll voyage to the depths of the ocean with blockbuster film director James Cameron’s OceanX project; and finally we’ll get the chance to meet the fascinating ‘Polers of The Okavango’ through the accompanying film featuring a guest appearance from specialist filmmaker and director, Olly Pemberton.
Aldo started his career in the Royal Marine Commandos. Since leaving the military, he has worked on well over 50 TV & Film productions, in front of and behind the camera with broadcasters including the BBC, Discovery, Nat-Geo, Disney+, Channel 4. Aldo has been held at gunpoint, charged by black Rhino, abseiled into an active volcano, escaped Ebola, rowed across the Atlantic and dived to the extreme depths of the ocean with James Cameron’s OceanX project. He has also looked after his fair share of Hollywood celebrities and well known athletes, often supporting them to the limits of their endurance and resilience.
Olly Pemberton is an award-winning director and filmmaker with over a decade of experience filming and operating in wild and remote locations across our planet. Through film and photography Olly strives to harness the stories connected to our wild places. He is passionate about placing a spotlight on individuals and organisations that are deeply intertwined with our natural world, and empowering those who might not otherwise have a voice within it. His latest documentary with Aldo Kane and Exodus Adventure Travels, follows the lives of the legendary Bayei polers across the entire length of the Okavango Delta.
Matt Pycroft is a photographer, filmmaker, host of The Adventure Podcast, and Creative Director of Coldhouse, a content agency and platform for authentic storytelling. Matt has spent more than a decade carefully carving a career that he loves and is a highly respected adventure and commercial filmmaker with a multitude of projects that take him around the globe – often to remote and hostile environments. Matt has a passion for seeking out untold stories and has worked as both director and principal photographer on numerous world-class expeditions.