A character-driven short film exploring the noble, mysterious, and slowly vanishing martial art of Haitian Machete Fencing.
A Coffee and Celluloid co-production (before rebranding to New Territory Media).
Premiering at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.
Played at Sundance.
Acquired by National Geographic.
Shot with the Sony FS700 in 4K.
Exciting news to kick off 2015. Papa Machete, the film I co-produced in Haiti, will be having its US Premiere at Sundance. Dolphin Lover, a short doc I produced, shot, and edited, will be having its World Premiere at Slamdance. Excited to finally head out to Park City...
We finally got most of the gear up and running and kicked it up a notch to start filming the machete fighters in slow motion on a steadicam. To break down the setup, we've got the Sony FS700 (left) owned by DP Richard Patterson. This camera was released with a future...
Been in Haiti for the past few days for the currently untitled Haitian Machete Fencing Project. It's a short doc on Tiré Machet, a martial art of machete fencing mastered and taught by professor Avril. It's going to be very cinematically shot. We've got the Sony FS700...