Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Music in Mali - New movie trailer

Music in Mali is almost done! Here is the latest trailer. It was an honor getting to work on this production with KSK System Krush as an assistant editor. I worked in the post production phase starting with the subtitles - doing typography and translation. The translation was a major privilege for me - I got to work with translator Madouba Kouyate to translate 3000 year old song lyrics into English. I think we did the songs justice. From there on I went to work doing research and licensing for the archival sections of the film. Books, Euro/African news sources, and vintage African vinyl record labels all came together onto one sweet timeline.