Rwanda Resumes

The filming of Rwanda: Hope Rises will resume on or about January 13th. Lyn & Jesse and I met recently to review the rough cut and begin story construction towards our last shoot and, eventually, a final edit.

Rwanda Whiteboard

We are nervously anticipating the arrival of our RED One cameras for this shoot. Both Jesse and I initially expected to receive them around Nov. 1st. Now our delivery is sometime in December. Jesse’s nervously doing the rain-dance in the hope that they arrive sometime before Dec. 31st, our departure date.

If all goes well Jesse, Lyn and I will shoot for two weeks at the end of January, picking up b-roll, extra interviews, and shooting a promotional film for our hosts, The Wellspring Foundation. After Lyn & Jesse head home, I plan to stick around for an extra week shooting stills and additional footage.

Then it’s a race to the finish. With some fine planning and precision editing, I hope to have the film locked for a screening in Rwanda in early April.

3 Comments

  1. Sara
    Posted November 26, 2007 at 10:26 am | Permalink

    Woot! Praying for the arrival of those cameras!!!

  2. Posted November 26, 2007 at 10:29 pm | Permalink

    Trev,
    Can’t wait to hear more on how this develops…!! I wish I were coming with you but it is not to be this time.

    I love your new blog… it is so fresh; scintillating…!!

  3. Posted November 27, 2007 at 12:39 am | Permalink

    Thanks guys… I’ll post more as things develop.