Jimmy Brown - 23rd July 2014

Dancer Sharifa Tonkmor simply stuns in Mike Lee Thomas' promo for We The Wild’s Trampoline as she produces a captivating and emotive freestyle performance.

MIKE LEE THOMAS

"It’s funny y’know, we would watch back the rushes and had a hard time at first figuring out what frame rate we’d shot at because Sharifa was able to time remap her movements so smoothly that we couldn’t tell if she was performing in real time or if it was slow motion.

"The boys and myself spoke extensively about this video for a long time and went through various directions. The Body Electric video really stood out and we felt ourselves always slowly slipping into Part 2 of that. Case emailed me at 4am with a video of Sharifa performing with the track playing in the background and it all just fell together. It was very DIY, so much so that Sharifa only heard the track on the day and interpreted it during each take without any choreographing involved, which speaks volumes about her talent".

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorMike Lee Thomas
ProducerCasey Roarty
ProducerAnt West
Production ManagerJamie Whymark @ Kode
Director of PhotographyMatt Vahey
EditorAmy Daneel
Lead actorSharifa Tonkmor
Director's RepresentationNathan Killham
Special ThanksJosie Vanders, Dunraven School

Jimmy Brown - 23rd July 2014

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