Films in development by SDI, or through our current Bridging the Gap or consultancy initiatives.
- Can we sell a film about a world without money?We launched the pay-it-forward concept with FUTURE MY LOVE at IDFA in Amsterdam a few months ago. This blog post about the thinking behind it was first published on the Huffington Post blog. We're republishing it here on the occasion of I AM BREATHING now also being available as pay-it-forward. "To challenge economy is to challenge ourselves," […]
- Diaries from an intrepid filmmaker (8)I could have screamed with frustration this morning! Number of appointments for the morning: 3 Number of characters not there when we turned up: 3 The cost of petrol is the same here as in the UK. We spend a fortune on transport that is not even reliable. Our motorbike broke down, and only two hours later we managed to get an old car without any suspension. […]
- Diaries from an intrepid filmmaker (7)Today was a messy day We have such a long list of characters and stories that we want to explore. Transport, of course, is one big challenge. Then people not having a concept of time, saying "yes, I will be around" but not being able to pinpoint a specific time – and if by miracle they do then it is us who are being delayed... And if that was not b […]
- Diaries from an intrepid filmmaker (6)Today is international women's day Women in Bijago culture hold a very important role and are feared by men! They definitely talk louder than men... and very direct. But their role in the villages is still locked to farming, fishing and looking after children. However, they have a phase in their life around their 20s when they abandon children, husband […]