WORK

Reel

Drone over Mt. Everest


Warren Miller - Winter Starts Now - Denali Segment

(2021)

DIRECTOR - DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY - PRODUCER
  • 10 minute segment featuring the first disabled ski descent of Denali by Vasu Sojitra and Pete MacAfee
  • Short film for Goal Zero
  • Short film for OnX Backcountry

Collaboration with Stormhouse Creative and Intrepid Productions


Life Below Zero - BBC STUDIOS / NAT GEO CHANNEL

(2019-PRESENT)

CAMERA OPERATOR / AC


  • Worked on 31 episodes over two years
  • Show won the Emmy for best cinematography for a reality TV program while I was working on it (I got promoted to be eligible for an Emmy this year if we win again)
  • Reel available on request (most episodes haven't been released yet)


The Line - ROAM

(2019)

Camera Operator, Drone Pilot, Drone Tech


  • This was my first production project.
  • Documented Cory Richards and Esteban Mena as they attempted a new route on North Mt. Everest
  • Successfully jailbroke and piloted drones to fly at extreme altitudes
  • Document I created about optimizing and piloting on Everest available on request
  • Worked alongside Keith Ladziski for the first month, then took over the full production when Keith left
  • One man band production - After Keith left, I completed cinematography, drone cinematography, photography, drone photography, satellite uploads, and DIT


LINK TO THE FULL SERIES


Erich Roepke's 2019 Everest Reel

High Altitude Drone Photography from EVerest

01 / 06

The Big One - ROAM

(2019)

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY / PHOTOGRAPHER


  • Participatory Expedition Photographer and Filmmaker
  • Climbed and skied Denali


Photography from Denali

01 / 08

Full Circle° - Intrepid Productions

(2019)

DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / PHOTOGRAPHER


  • Attempted a ski descent of Corcovado
  • Film paying homage to inspirations of 180° South and Doug Tompkins
  • Selected for the Coast Film Festival


PHOTOGRAPHY FROM CORCOVADO

01 / 17

Canon R5C Behind the Scenes - Triage Creative

(2021)

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY - EDITOR
  • 2 week turn around - shoot to edit

Hurricane Iota Response - Waves for Water

(2020)

DIrector of PHotography / PRODUCER / PHOTOGRAPHER


  • Volunteer media mission with Jon Rose and Waves for Water in response to Hurricane Iota in Guatemala
  • Completely run and gun production - All shot out of my backpack
  • Next day edit on location, published to Waves for Water and social media channels

7 one minute pieces, shot for social media

Photography from Hurricane Iota Response

01 / 14

Erich Roepke - 2019 - A view from Tupungato's Advanced Basecamp

Tupungato: Creating a National Park - Connections Movement

(2019)

Camera Operator / Ski Mountaineer


  • Participatory Expedition Photographer and Filmmaker
  • First winter ascent of Tupungato
  • First Ski Descent (albeit not the best line)


LINK TO THE PROJECT - FILM COMING SOON


Timeline

  • (2021) - Executive Producer at Triage Creative
  • (2019 - 2021) - Camera Operator - Life Below Zero BBC Studios
  • (2019) - Freelance Camera Operator
  • (2019) - ROAM Correspondent from Denali and Everest
  • (2019) - Guided Aconcagua for Aventuras Patagonicas
  • (2018) - Social Media Strategist for Paul Nicklen, Cristina Mittermeier, and SeaLegacy
  • (2017) - Mentored under Doug Stoup of Ice Axe Expeditions for polar guiding
  • (2016) - Graduated Lewis & Clark College with a B.A. in Philosophy