Directed by Lukas Dong
Produced by Soraya Simi and Blake Horsley
"Sophia" is a short documentary that tells the story of a young Swedish musician, Sophia Hogman, who uses her talent on over 6 different instruments to play blue grass and Swedish folk music. The film takes a look into her life and uncovers what fuels her passion and inspires her to continue exploring her world of music.
Check out Abalone Dots' music here: abalonedots.com
2014 All American High School Film Festival Best Cinematography
2015 American Documentary Film Festival Official Selection
• Huge Thanks •
• Music •
På Väg - Maja Johanson
The Parade - Abalone Dots
Kom Följ Med Mig - Sophia Hogman
The Raven - Abalone Dots
Daddy's Waltz - Sophia Hogman
• Gear •
Canon 8-15mm f/4L
Canon 24-105mm f/4L
Canon 50mm f/1.2L
Canon 100mm f/2.8 Macro
Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L is ii
1DC footage was converted to Pro Res 422 HQ via Mpeg Streamclip. Edited and graded in Premiere with Colorista II.
Starring Ana Pierucci and Ryan Lederer
A short film about young love.
Rökt Lax (Smoked Salmon) is a mini documentary that tells the story of Jan Hartman's Fishing business on GRINDÖ, his remote island in Southern Sweden.
Winner of Best Cinematography at the 2013 All American High School Film Festival
Winner Best American Short Documentary at the 2014 American Documentary Film Festival
Winner Best Cinematography at the 2014 Harvard-Westlake Film Festival
Honorable Mention at the 2014 Washington, DC Independent Film Festival
Official Selection at the 2014 American Documentary Film Festival
Official Selection at 2014 NFFTY
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"HUGO" will be public April 10, 2014.
• Hugo's Website •
Hugo Vandenbroek is a world famous Dutch marathon runner, and one of the fastest in the Netherlands. After falling in love with Kenya and his Kenyan wife Hilda, Hugo moved to Iten, Kenya to train with the famous Kenyan athletes. He continues to train, and shows no desire to leave his new home in Kenya.
Music: Lowercase Noises
Blair in Kenya is a program designed by Quint Clarke, originally a small-scale service trip for Blair students that evolved and branched in recent years, encompassing multiple projects such as building schools, providing necessities and medical care as well as a micro-financing program for local business startups. The objective of Blair in Kenya is to imbue hope for the rising generations in Kenya and support them with the infrastructure necessary for them to achieve their goals and happiness, reassure that the world has not forgotten them.
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Västervik Framåt is a marketing company located in Västervik, Sweden. For the past two years I have spent time in the summer creating short videos to promote tourism in the city of Västervik.
The Project consisted of:
. 48 fifteen second videos (intended for Instagram).
. 20 two minute films
. A commercial for Swedish Television
. 2 short documentaries on people from Västervik
On the right is some of the work that has been finished and published. The page will continue to be updated as time goes on.
A look into the past.
Starring Kyra Johnson and Sky Smith
Special thanks to: Jenna Sanborn & Eva Dong