Video – The Wilderness Before Us

This video trailer demonstrates the blue ribbon approach to making the documentary for a proposed series on the amazing journey of the Corps of Discovery.

The initial voice is that of Thomas Jefferson and is the content from a letter that he wrote to a friend of his outlining the reasons that he felt that Meriwether Lewis was the perfect person to lead the expedition west. The vignettes of Meriwether Lewis used his actual words written in his famous journals and the imagery is from the very locations he penned those words. Turn up your volume to appreciate the cinematographic style.