Kukimbia – Swahili for “running” In March of 2016, we traveled to the highlands of the Kenyan Rift Valley to film and photograph running culture. We stayed in the family homes of some of these athletes, and documented their daily lives as they prepared for international competition. People often wonder what makes Kenyan runners among […]
The true story of Dayvon Ross’s rise from the streets of L.A. to the NFL. Told through the eyes of his mother and the words of Kipling. Directed by Paul Santana Director of Photography: Greg Daniels Editor: Stewart Shevin Music Producer: Human Composer: Jonathan Sanford Producer: Brad English David Robertson Production Design: Henry Arce Cast […]
When baseball star Curt Flood rejected a trade in 1969, he challenged America’s pastime and helped spark a revolution that rippled beyond the game. Produced by: Retro Report Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/1s3p8Gf Click here to follow us: vimeo.com/newyorktimes Watch more videos at: nytimes.com/video Follow on Twitter: twitter.com/nytvideo
At one of California’s most notorious prisons, baseball teams take the field. Produced by: Clayton Worfolk Read the story here: http://nyti.ms/ZTs2RI Click here to follow us: vimeo.com/newyorktimes Watch more videos at: nytimes.com/video Follow on Twitter: twitter.com/nytvideo
A short film about boyhood and basketball. A poem by Jamie Wimberly A film by Casey Stein “Young Boy” played by Taylor Thomas “Old Boy” played by David Cork Producer: Dustin Grant Cinematographer: Dan Kennedy Editor: Alex Familian Sound Designer: Bobb Barito PA: Ian Korer A special thank you to Matt Messinger for casting. Thanks […]
Estaifan Shilata risked everything to leave his home country of Iraq and pursue his dream of boxing. Although his journey to immigrate the United States is filled with struggle, his unique personality and perspective, along with the connection he shares with his family, reveal why he is “The Champion.” One of the “5 Essential New […]
Brandon Todd is 5’5’’ and he can dunk. He has never believed his height to be a limitation but an opportunity to change how people view small athletes. Brandon transformed his body over the course of a few years, gaining over 80 lbs of muscle, increasing his vertical to over 45 inches. Todd hopes to […]
AMATEUR is the lead-in short film for my forthcoming narrative feature, which follows a 14 year-old athlete through the competitive world of youth basketball. This short focuses on an encounter between a street agent and an older high school basketball player. Full info at http://manchildfilm.com. Thanks for watching!