Badlands Documentary – Palm Springs

Palm Springs, CA – The Eclectic Group’s Don P. Hoffman tapped DP Keith Martin to film sound bites for the historical documentary project BADLANDS “An Off The Wall Skateboard Story”. The shoot was filmed on location at the 2015 El Gato Classic in Palm Springs, the clips include current and former pros who skated Pipeline Skate Park, nicknamed by local skaters “The Badlands”.


Now over 60 years old, there is a solid second and currently third generation of skateboarders. Producer/Director Don P.Hoffman and Executive Producer Stacy Peralta explore this impactful story from skateboarding’s legendary past. The film will trace the roots of how the Hoffman family helped promote the sport’s rise in southern California.
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  • Canon C-300 & GoPro camera packages
  • A1 with ENG audio
  • Shot on location during the 2015 El Gato Classic in Palm Springs, CA.

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