Kevin Augello and his colleague Claudio Von Planta are now connected with 80DR and will be responsible for the quality of the visual documentation of the race.

New Earth Films

New Earth Films Is a Dutch based, but British rooted production company which produces content for international broadcasters from Discovery Channel to National Geographic – Its focus is on genres from Adventure, Culture, Travel and Wildlife. Having worked in over 130 countries and has the field experience and expertise to deliver story of the unfolding expedition.

New Earth Films has delivered to International broadcasters various observational documentaries from locations from Greenland to Mt Everest.


Von Planta Productions is based in London and is owned by the Swiss filmmaker Claudio Von Planta. Claudio is probably best known for filming and directing Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman in the highly successful TV series called ‘Long Way Round’ and ‘Long Way Down’ where Claudio directed and filmed most of the adventures from the back of his BMW motorbike.

Von Planta Productions also delivered to BBC World a series following the journey along the Pan- American Highway of a team of student engineers from imperial College London as they drove their fully electric race car the SRZero.