Last year, writer Tim Neville decided to do what many dream of but never have the guts to see through: pack up his tidy life in Bend, Oregon, and relocate to Europe with his pregnant wife and their cat, Puddy. He put their belongings in a shipping container and e-mailed to say he was moving to Bern, Switzerland. We were intrigued. But it wasn’t until the dream went to hell that we hired him to write It’s Always Sunny in Switzerland—a column in six parts.
Sweetgrass Productions isn't your average film company. Instead of shooting urban jibs and heli-fueled big mountain lines, they've made a name for themselves by filming in-depth portraits of human-powered ski culture, with a side of pow shots (see their last film "Signatures"). They've spent the past two seasons in South America shooting their 2011 production, "Solitare." Here's a behind the scenes look.