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Firestorm: A Smokejumper’s Story

From the airplane into the fire.

Experience a wildfire from the point of view of a smokejumper. See its destructive power and learn what it feels like to be pinned down under a wall of flame – your life held hostage by the fire.

A sweeping look at wildfire in North America and its environmental consequences. Verit√© camera-work with science and natural history sequences, animation and archival footage create the ultimate picture of a nation on fire–from the swamps of the Florida Everglades to the old-growth forests of the Rocky Mountains.

Brian Breger
Peter Schnall
Lise Zumwalt

Don Campbell
Margaret McEvoy
Executive Producer
Peter Schnall
Associate Producers
Lloyd Fales
Denise Williams
Original Music by
Charlie Barnett
Abehjha Kibuuka
Lise Zumwalt
Additional Camera
Jay Kriss