Mountain Fire Personnel
|Synopsis||Mountain Fire Personnel is an experimental documentary that explores a wild fire in SouthernCalifornia. The film integrates over 30 sources of media, including recordings by firefighters,
paramedics, ENG footage, shortwave radio reports, NOAA Satellite imagery, weather
monitoring webcams, and cellphone reports by citizen journalists. Through a collage of the
available media for the wild fire, which burned over 27,000 acres of land, this film investigate
the role of human intervention in natural disasters.
Alex TYSON 알렉스 타이슨Alex TYSON is an American film director and artist based in LA. He has co-produced projects at The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, MoMA, and The São Paulo Museum of Modern Art. Mountain Fire Personnel was awarded the Prix du Jury La Mobilière at Visions du Réel in 2015. Beyond filmmaking, he is a co-founder of Data Garden, an arts group and record label.