As a filmmaker who’s constantly on the go, there’s nothing easy about lugging your camera equipment from country to country, airport to airport. Out of all the equipment that you carry, batteries can be one of the trickiest items to get past security, especially when you’re not 100% sure on what the rules are.
Batteries. Everybody uses them, but nobody likes to talk about them. Battery safety in particular is not a subject that people like to dwell on, but it is an area that has come under renewed scrutiny as a result of some very high-profile incidents involving Boeing and Tesla.