INTERVIEW: Alex El Chami on 'Mission Everest'

Executive producer Alex El Chami discusses some of challenges of filming on Everest

"Mission Everest: The UAE Military Team", a documenary produced by National Geographic Abu Dhabi, offered a fascinating insight into the skill and endurance of the UAE team who scaled the mountain and the immense challenges of climbing the world's tallest mountain. Alex El Chami, executive producer at National Geographic Abu Dhabi, tells Digital Studio about some of the challenges of filming in such a harsh environment.


The full interview about the filming of the documentary can be read here.

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