TEAM 

Trevor Wallace and Dr. Gino Caspari met in 2015 at the Explorers Club Headquarters in New York City. There at the bar they planned their first expeditions to the remote regions of Central Asia in search of ancient tombs.

Trevor Wallace and Dr. Gino Caspari met in 2015 at the Explorers Club Headquarters in New York City. There at the bar they planned their first expeditions to the remote regions of Central Asia in search of ancient tombs.

In 2017 Dr. Caspari started a collaboration with Timur Sadykov and Jegor Blochin of the Russian Academy of Sciences with the aim of excavating an iron age tomb in the Valley of the Tsars in Siberia. This is the first team assembled for the survey expedition with Explorers Club Flag 134. [Top to Bottom-Left to Right] Trevor Wallace (expedition filmmaker) Dr. Gino Caspari (expedition leader) Anatolie Luboshnikov (driver) Valeria Makarova (volunteering archaeologist) Maxim Eltsov (soil scientist) Timur Sadykov (Russian expedition leader, license holder) Jegor Blochin (technical lead) Katarzyna Langenegger (volunteering archaeologist) Jegor Mazurkievich (cook) Not pictured: Kezhik Mongush (student)

In 2017 Dr. Caspari started a collaboration with Timur Sadykov and Jegor Blochin of the Russian Academy of Sciences with the aim of excavating an iron age tomb in the Valley of the Tsars in Siberia. This is the first team assembled for the survey expedition with Explorers Club Flag 134. [Top to Bottom-Left to Right] Trevor Wallace (expedition filmmaker) Dr. Gino Caspari (expedition leader) Anatolie Luboshnikov (driver) Valeria Makarova (volunteering archaeologist) Maxim Eltsov (soil scientist) Timur Sadykov (Russian expedition leader, license holder) Jegor Blochin (technical lead) Katarzyna Langenegger (volunteering archaeologist) Jegor Mazurkievich (cook) Not pictured: Kezhik Mongush (student)

Dr. Gino Caspari is a Swiss archaeologist and explorer. The Fulbright alumnus and Columbia University graduate focuses on the discovery and analysis of millenia-old graves and ruins. Years of fieldwork, rigid academic training and a sense for adventure have led him to work in some of the wilder places on this planet.  https://www.facebook.com/gino.caspari/ (Photo credit: M. Jendryke)

Dr. Gino Caspari is a Swiss archaeologist and explorer. The Fulbright alumnus and Columbia University graduate focuses on the discovery and analysis of millenia-old graves and ruins. Years of fieldwork, rigid academic training and a sense for adventure have led him to work in some of the wilder places on this planet. https://www.facebook.com/gino.caspari/(Photo credit: M. Jendryke)

Trevor Wallace is an explorer, artist, and filmmaker focusing on documenting stories of the human spirit, present and past. He specializes in collaborating with remote communities and documenting expeditions in harsh environments. His films have been shown at the Polar Film Festival, the Museum of Natural History, Cannes Short Film Corner, and the World Water Forum. He serves as the Vice President for Research and Education at the Explorers Club. (Photo Credit: Antonella Wilby)   theworldwidewallace.com

Trevor Wallace is an explorer, artist, and filmmaker focusing on documenting stories of the human spirit, present and past. He specializes in collaborating with remote communities and documenting expeditions in harsh environments. His films have been shown at the Polar Film Festival, the Museum of Natural History, Cannes Short Film Corner, and the World Water Forum. He serves as the Vice President for Research and Education at the Explorers Club. (Photo Credit: Antonella Wilby)

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Alexander Liebermann is currently composing the original score for the documentary series. He is the winner of several composition competitions including ASCAP’s Morton Gould Award, Germany’s GEMA award, and Juilliard’s Orchestra composition competition.Mr. Liebermann received his BM from the Hanns Eisler music conservatory in Berlin where he studied with Maria Baptist and his MM from the Juilliard School. Currently, Mr. Liebermann is enrolled in the doctoral program of the Manhattan School of Music.

Alexander Liebermann is currently composing the original score for the documentary series. He is the winner of several composition competitions including ASCAP’s Morton Gould Award, Germany’s GEMA award, and Juilliard’s Orchestra composition competition.Mr. Liebermann received his BM from the Hanns Eisler music conservatory in Berlin where he studied with Maria Baptist and his MM from the Juilliard School. Currently, Mr. Liebermann is enrolled in the doctoral program of the Manhattan School of Music.

Special Thanks

This project could not be accomplished without the help of the amazing people who support us every step of the way. Our special thanks go to:

Advisors

Dr. Frederik Paulsen

Kim Frank

David Concannon

Milbry Polk

Jing Wang 

China

Wang Qian

Ersin Adalkan

Field Photographer:

Dr. Michael Jendryke

 

USA

Tarek Sharif

Glen de Vries

Phil Stephenson 

Tom F. Frazer

Frances B. Ashforth

Brig. Gen. Tom Mullikin 

Zeph Colombatto 

2nd Camera: Dana Edwards

Awardee Video Sound Mix and Voice Over: Dave Hodge 

Organizations 

The Explorers Club

The Exploration Fund

The Mamont Foundation

  The Russian Academy of Sciences

The Society for the Exploration of                Eurasia

Burgergemeinde Bern

       Kosmos Kultur Stiftung

Toread Outdoor Equipment

Clifbar Company 

Rolex

Russia

Dr. Konstantin Chuganov

Dr. Marina Kilunovskaya

Vladimir Mitrochin

Camera Operator: 

Yuri Rumyantsev

Barbara Busova 

Russian Geographic Society

 

Australia

Camera Operator:

Kern Sharma

Kazakh Translations

Bekbolat Tolegenuly

 

 

Chinese Art History Consulting

Dr. Fan Zhang

Fengyi Xu

    Hong Kong    

Sharon Kwok

Robert Lockyer

David Wilson

Denmark 

Awardee Video Music:

Mike Olsen/Danheim

Contributing Musicians

 Laura Del Sol Jiménez, Tamika Gorski, Abhinav Seetharaman, Petteri Iivonen, Christopher Tun Andersen, Lukas Stepp and Roland Gjernes

Trailer Sound Mixer:

Jason Kelley 

Score

Alexander Liebermann

 Composer of original score

"Being an Archaeologist"

Legal Advisor

Martina Jeitziner