A Film about Klaus Tiedge's Trip to Kenya in 2018
In 2017 Klaus Tiedge embarked on a rather ambitious journey to go to Kenya and make a film.
This “film idea” was something that Klaus had been thinking about doing for a few years already as a way to challenge himself to do something more than “just” photography. He hired film editor, Dean Paarman, to start the process by turning his existing footage into short videos for social media.
After receiving shocking news that Klaus was diagnosed with life threatening cancer, the idea of a film turned from an idea into a must-do goal. Life is too short not to do exactly what you want.
Safari of My Life - Film Trailer
Klaus underwent a severe surgery and while in recovery decided that when he was out of the hospital, the planning would begin. True to his word Klaus spoke to his Dean Paarman and proposed he come with to help make this project a reality.
By February 2018 only final touches were required before the two of them would set off to film “The Safari of a Lifetime”.
An epic month of adventure, blood, sweat and tears ensued. Klaus’s Family joined them for the last week to make it one of the most memorable safari trips of all time.
Although we have already screened the film privately a few times, the official release date is still to be disclosed. “Safari of my Life” is in the process of getting ready for broadcast distribution. A few final copyright and licensing procedures need to still wrap up before we can officially share our journey with the world.
In the mean time you can follow the story as it unveils itself on YouTube or via our Film Journal Mailer. See more information in the video below.
A message from the Director
Follow the Journey
We have begun to share the behind the scenes of “Safari of my Life” in the build up to the official release date. As first time film makers Dean & Klaus attempted to document the process as much as possible to share the trials and tribulations of their adventure. Enjoy the trip along with these two as they prepare, travel and shoot a film in the African bush.
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Safari of My Life - Behind the Scenes Blog
We have put together a series of the behind the scenes episodes and blogs of this special trip. See the latest articles below.