Private Project

Beauty & Bounty

Drones give us unique perspectives on the world, and this is especially striking over the sweeping landscapes of farm country. Jhan LaRosh describes how drones are used on his family farm to capture stunning views and share them with the world. This film shows the beauty of the Kansas plains and the bounty of wheat harvest.

  • Doug Armknecht
    Director
  • Jhan LaRosh
    Farming & Narration
  • Stan Erbrink
    Music
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Documentary Short
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 8, 2016
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • New York City Drone Film Festival
    New York City, NY
    March 18, 2017
    World Premiere
  • InterDrone Film Festival
    Las Vegas, NV
    September 6, 2017
    Grand Prize: Best Overall
  • Toronto Drone Film Festival
    Toronto, ON
    Canada
    September 27, 2017
    Best Documentary
  • Evansville Drone Film Festival
    Evansville, IN
    March 10, 2018
    First Place: Open Category
  • New York State Fair Drone Film Festival
    Syracuse, NY
    August 26, 2018
    Gold Medal: News Category
Director Biography - Doug Armknecht

A Kansas native, Doug Armknecht is best known for agricultural-themed short films showing life on the Kansas family farm. His aerial work has screened at numerous festivals, including Sundance and the NYC Drone Film Festival. Online, his farming films have reached millions across the globe, and have served to educate many about the source of their food.

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