Kilauea: Mountain of Fire
Video: Behind the Scenes

Kevin Bachar, producer and director of Kilauea: Mountain of Fire, gives you a behind-the-scenes look into the making of the film. Together with Emmy Award-winning cinematographer Paul Atkins, Bachar reveals the challenges of getting the perfect shot on this treacherous and stunningly beautiful landscape.

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  • briantravelman

    Are there gonna be any animals?

  • Kim Walker

    From watching the clip, I decided to have my Adult Education students watch the show. Is it possible that you have any lesson plans to go along with the program?

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  • NATURE Online

    Yes, there will be a lesson plan forthcoming for “Kilauea: Mountain of Fire.” It will be published to the
    Web site by the summer (check back in June). You can see our existing material for educators here:

  • Lissa Roy

    Another stunning achievement by Mother Nature… It will fascinate adults and youngsters alike, I’m certain.

  • Maureen Duffy

    Fascinating, to say the least. I am looking forward to watching this, and special thanks to the crew for their dedication in providing such a spectacular view of this natural wonder!

  • Chad Thurman

    Great underwater work, that looks like Mike May shooting!

  • David P

    Hey, I saw Matt (0:49, 1:11, 1:20, 1:40). Good job.

  • ilai

    The show was great only that it didn’t meet some of my expectations and one of them is being informed of what kilauea will bring to its neighboring islands

  • Kiwala’o Taylor

    fabulous footage and great educational information.
    Would have preferred the backround sounds of ancient Pele chants and Hawaiian music. Also wondering how Kilauea affects global weather….mahalo

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  • Nancy Skilling

    Thanks so much for your work on this project. Kilauea has always fascinated me and I have visited there several times. I keep in touch with Pele’s activities by frequent visits to the usgs website which is updated daily. Will you be making a dvd available for purchase? I hope so. I’ll be watching the HD television broadcast this coming weekend.

  • jarrad cavin

    i love your movie so much i will buy it on blue ray ha ha ha

  • marge jones

    the scenes are just super, keep up the excellent work

  • Susan Gustafson


  • faye

    Awesome! Excellent job!

  • fidan nika

    very nice!!!!

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