Filming Under Fire Gets Oscar Nod

Matthew Drake
Around the World

As Tuesday's Academy Award nominations came out, we learned that Danfung Dennis - the acclaimed filmmaker who had joined us here on ATW - received an Oscar nod for his remarkable war documentary "Hell and Back." The movie is stunning, and is the first film to be shot entirely on DSLR camera's to receive nomination from the Academy. Danfung sat down for an exclusive look at how he used revolutionary, and remarkably challenging camera technology in the most dangerous battlefront in the world- Afghanistan.