A short (30min) documentary-style film about life on the streets that I shot July 19 – 22 in Seattle Washington when I was there to attend Web Design World conference.
Rather than do touristy stuff, I thought I would just walk around, explore the city, and talk to people I encountered. I am very glad I did.
This was a spontaneous project, not pre-planned, and the video & audio quality reflect that. Having said that, I think this form (handheld pocket camera & one-take recording) fits the content. Using a lighting setup, boom mic, tripod, etc., — even if I had them — would not have been appropriate. (Have to admit a mic would have been helpful, though…)
End credits music by Firewater:
I realize watching a 33 minute video is a huge time commitment these days, but I hope people do take the time to check it out because I’m proud of it — think it’s one of the best things I’ve done.
(But, then, I should really just shut my bloody trap. Shouldn’t I.)