The Film


Photographer, Geoff Sims gets bitten by the eclipse bug after witnessing the darkness of a total solar eclipse. To feed his obsession, he goes on a quest to capture as many solar eclipses as possible leading him to unleash a photographic assault in the far reaches of Africa only to get clouded out by mother nature. Juggling between real life, doing odd jobs and maintaining a relationship threaten his quest to experience the next eclipse, he gets a real adventure when he decides to head to the North Pole to face off with mother nature again to experience the next total solar eclipse.


2016 Accolade Global Film Competition: Award of Merit
2016 Los Angeles Film Festival Awards: Best Director Documentary
2016 Los Angeles Film Festival Awards: Best Editing

Technical Details

Shooting locations: China, Ethiopia, Svalbard And Jan Mayen, Australia, Norway, USA
Language: English
Subtitles available: English, Mandarin Chinese, Bahasa Indonesia

Runtime: 61 min
Color: Color
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Camera: Canon 5dMk3, iPhone 6, GoPro Hero 3, Sony A7s
Editorial & Finishing: Final Cut Pro X, Blackmagic Davinci Resolve

Exhibition formats available: Quicktime MOV, DCP, NTSC/PAL DVD