Pelican Case Adventures: Daniel Green, Director and Cinematographer
Daniel Green has a life many of us would envy: he travels the world filming interesting people,
Cases Built to a Higher Standard
For an artist of Green’s calibre, keeping equipment safe is a must. He simply cannot arrive with a broken lens or water damage. The kind of equipment he works with can’t be replaced in the nearest camera shop. Each and every time he travels, he relies on Pelican cases from Production Case Company to ensure everything arrives in the same condition as when it was packed.
“In the last 9 months, those cases have travelled to Nepal, Lesotho, UK, Italy, Brazil, Washington and Tofino…. they’ve been through just about every imaginable condition and have protected the gear without flaw!” Green says.
What does he like best about ordering from Production Case? “Great customer service and they take the time to really understand the requirements and then build to suit.”
Green's cases packed and ready to go. Notice he's got way more cases for film equipment than for personal luggage!
Overboard...But Still Safe
Daniel found out just how far he could trust his Pelican cases while filming a company profile of Survival Systems for Export Development Canada.
Survival Systems specializes in building underwater crash simulators for helicopter pilots, and Daniel needed some ocean shots. “That day the waves were upwards of 10 feet – the boat was being thrown around. One of the 1650 cases (which had quite a substantial amount of expensive gear) slid over
The end result? A video with
Custom Foam Inserts for a Perfect Fit
There’s an art to making case inserts that combine safety with
“Yes, they are artists at doing this… it’s amazing how much can actually be safely packed into a Pelican 1650,” says Green. “I often joke with Bruce (
A custom foam insert created by Production Case for Green.
When It's All on The Line
When your gear is mission critical, there’s only one place to go to find it: Production Case. Their team knows what you're up against and how important your equipment is to getting the job done right.
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