We used QbB as a test location for a “work-in-progress”, to see if we could capture what the script encapsulates, visually. We set-up at 6:30AM to avoid on bridge foot traffic but also to shoot in the intense morning light that bathed the structure. We filmed with a ©RED One fitted with a ©RED PrimeContinue reading “Queensborough Bridge, NYC. 31 Jul 2009.”
I met Moses Kororia this summer in Santa Fe whilst filming “chasing KEINO”. He was one in a family of 13 children in foster care to Kenyan parents. Moses placed second in the 2007 Los Angeles Marathon and thirteenth in this years race in LA. I asked Moses what he thinks about as he approachesContinue reading “Moses Kororia. Kenyan. 22 May 2009.”
Joseph Mutinda, Super cool dude. Incredible distance runner. Santa Fe, NM. AmeriKenyan Running Club.
Some production shots from “chasing KEINO”. Santa Fe, NM. 21 May 2009.
Director and actor John Huston in his role as Noah Cross in Chinatown told Jake Gittes (Jack Nicholson): “Politicians, ugly buildings and whores all get more respectable with time, Mr. Gites.” To which Nicholson replied: “It’s Git-tes”
The Kenyan runners, schooled by Brother Colm O’Connell in Eldoret, say that running flatfooted is preferable to the traditional “heel-to-toe” running prescribed largely in the US. The reason being – flatfooted mechanics actually are less stressful on the lower leg and produce less injuries. This orientation actually allows for quicker turnover. The Kenyans are bigContinue reading “Running – Kenyan Style”
Hello All, We are very nearly finished with film duty on the current project “chasing KEINO”. The prior edit of “chasing KEINO” was selected by the International Film Festival South Africa and was nominated for “Best First Film”. It was also selected by COMMFEST Global Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. We are, likewise, very muchContinue reading “We’re Up and Very Nearly Running”