Documentary Series

Red Bull Media House has enlisted the world’s most accomplished adventurers and explorers to share their stories in a series of stunning and partly biographical documentaries. Our film crews follow them across perilous deserts, through racing rapids, and to the highest peaks and deepest oceans, always on the hunt for never-before-seen footage of human skill in ultimate adventure scenarios.

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Bullit - The Documentary

Exceptional people, stunning locations.
Embark on a half hour journey with some of the planet’s most fascinating people and explore their unparalleled dedication to their craft: dip beneath the waves into a
breathtaking underwater museum, marvel at the fearless imagination and superhuman precision of a world class pianist, defend tradition alongside the modern day gladiators of the Calico Storico. Bullit documentaries pair in-depth storytelling with epic cinematography to create captivating adventures from around the globe.

  • Episodes: 30 x 24 min
  • Language: English, German
  • Format: HD 16:9
  • Year of production: 2014
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eXplorers - Adventures of the Century Season 3

In 2014, we’re trailblazing our way into a third season of eXplorers – Adventures of the Century.
In nine brand-new episodes our eXplorers find themselves in fear-inducing environments, chasing their dreams of an everlasting adventure.
Extreme climber Will Gadd defies the elements at Canada’s Helmcken Falls, considered by many to be the toughest mixed route in the world, as he hauls himself up gigantic walls of ice. British geologist Clive Oppenheimer embarks on an intense journey to Antarctica where he attempts the risky descent to the edge of the epic Mount Erebus’ hazardous lava lake. The middle-eastern nation of Oman sets the stage for one of the planet’s greatest underground climbing challenges. Witness the acrobatic exploits of extreme athlete Chris Sharma fighting gravity, as well as the limits of his own mind.
With even more nerve-racking expeditions than ever before, eXplorers –Adventures of the Century will again set the gold standard in adventure documentary programming.

  • Episodes: 9 x 24 min
  • Language: English, German
  • Format: HD 16:9
  • Year of production: 2014

 

 

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eXplorers - Adventures of the Century Season 2

Fearless explorers and their everlasting adventures return in 2013 with an epic second season of eXplorers –Adventures of the Century.
It features seven brand-new episodes which tell amazing stories of unique individuals chasing dreams and pushing themselves to the absolute limit. Photographer and environmental activist Sebastian Copeland embarks on a record-breaking 42-day expedition across the vast ice sheet of Greenland on skis and kites. Ever been up a mountain and experienced the effects of thin air?
Well, for Russian extreme BASE jumper and wing suit pilot Valery Rozov no exit point is high enough. Kieran McKay and his team of like-minded adventurers set out for the almost impossible: they try to find a ‘cave connection’.
On a death-defying trip in Bolivia, German adventurer and survivalist Joe Vogel attempts to cross the Uyuni saline lake - on foot and without any support.
These are only four of seven new and gripping adventures of the century.

  • Episodes: 7 x 24 min
  • Language: English, German
  • Format: HD 16:9
  • Year of production: 2013
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eXplorers - Adventures of the Century

Explorers - Adventures of the Century" has enlisted the world’s most accomplished adventurers and explorers to share their stories in a series of stunning and at the same time biographical documentaries. Our film crews follow them across perilous deserts, through racing rapids, and to the highest peaks and deepest oceans, always on the hunt for never-before-seen footage of human skill in ultimate adventure scenarios.

  • Episodes: 6 x 24 min
  • Language: English, German
  • Format: HD 16:9
  • Year of production: 2012
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Ultimate Rush - Season 2 + 3

The ultimate athletes and ultimate filmmakers return, combined with epic Hollywood storytelling. Pulitzer Prize-nominee Stephen Schiff joins forces with some of the planet’s most amazing extreme sports cinematographers to ask the ultimate questions: Why do these world-leading athletes do what they do? Why do they risk everything to achieve the unimaginable – touching targets inches above mountain rock while wingsuit flying at 120mph... hunting oceanic storms to surf the deadliest waves on earth... attempting to scale a notoriously treacherous mountain route that has never been conquered.
With exclusive vertigo-inducing interviews, this HD series gets under the skin and into the minds of extreme sports pioneers Jeb Corliss, Roberta Mancino, Rush Sturges, Rafael Ortiz, Ben Brown, Jared Meehan, Bernhard Witz, Jeremy Jones, Dean Potter and others. A cinematic quest from South Africa to the Himalayas, from Switzerland to Australia, and from Tahiti to New Zealand’s icy Fiordland.

  • Episodes: 40 x 24 min
  • Language: English, German
  • Format: HD 16:9
  • Year of production: 2013/2014
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Ultimate Rush - Season 1

Athletes, filmmakers, and Hollywood storytellers: Pulitzer Prize-nominee and screenwriter Stephen Schiff teams up with the action sports wizards from MSP and Red Bull Media House to find out why athletes do what they do. From the Rocky Mountains to Morocco, from Bolivia to China, and from Thailand to Norway, narrator Nick Nolte explores the fine line between extreme sport, philosophy, and art.

  • Episodes: 20 x 24 min
  • Language: English, German
  • Format: HD 16:9
  • Year of production: 2011, 2012
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Momentum - What Drives You?

Momentum is a portrait series that presents intimate snapshots of the people behind the glory. It features F1-stars and soccer legends, as well as progressive figures from music, culture, and science, including greats like Mark Webber, Thierry Henry, and the Talauega Brothers, who choreographed captivating music videos for Madonna and Michael Jackson.

  • Seasons: 3
  • Episodes (season 3): 12 x 25 min
  • Language: English, German
  • Format: HD 16:9
  • Year of production: 2011, 2012

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