Tuesday, April 12, 2011

A few photos from the trip

Here are also some of the photos I took with my phone (after a few days I stopped taking photos since Johnny had the real camera), Johnny's amazing photos will be uploaded in a few weeks.

I've started to edit the footage, it looks incredible! I'm also going to get the rest of the video I shot on my iPhone together for you to see some highlights of the trip soon.


some views of Freetown, the capital city of Sierra Leone

Cinematographer Colin shooting the view, Johnny and Hasmiyun (our guide) in the background

busy Freetown street

The Cotton Tree, a historic symbol of Freetown

A few kids look in as Johnny takes a photo of Bono, a member of the single leg amputee football club prepares a meal with his family

Saturday, April 2, 2011

video: the crew sets up in Bo province

Here's a quick and dirty video of the crew setting up in Bo, shot by photographer and production assistant Johnny Vong. That's co-director Ngardy Conteh holding the boom mic, and cinematographer Colin Akoon wearing the camera on a Steadicam: