Founded by television production veterans Jeremy La Zelle and Greg Taylor, Backpacker Films LLC is a full service production company located in Santa Monica, California.  Backpacker Films is a rare gem in the entertainment industry.

We are fashioned by an established group of filmmakers that are well versed in all fields of filmmaking, and especially challenging adventure filmmaking.

We strive to go where no other documentary crew will go and we put our lives on the line to tell great stories.
Backpacker Films is one of the the few production companies that has traveled to nearly every part of the world to create informative and extremely entertaining films, television programs, commercials, promos, sizzles, music videos, documentaries, and more.

Our filmmakers have worked for nearly every television network including National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel, History Channel, H2, truTV, INSP, BET, GAC, Bravo, A&E, Fashion One, and Travel Channel.


What We Do:

Award Winning Television and Film Productions

Documentaries / Commercials / Promotional Videos / Market Research Videos

Political Campaign Videos

Television, Print, and Film

Rock / Ice / Mountaineering / Expeditions / Underwater Specialists

Corporate Projects

Time Lapse Photography

 Time Lapse and Aerial Cinematography


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Official Sponsors:

Ebags, Kammok, Zeal Optics, prAna, Mountainsmith, Burton, Kelty