DP AND CAMERA WORK
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16mm DANCE FILM
Studies: Obliteration is a dance film I shot on 16mm with my Bolex Reflex 5.
Conceived, choreographed and directed: Tingying Ma
Performed: Marie Lloyd Paspe
Cinematography: Anto Astudillo
Editing: Tingying Ma and Anto Astudillo
Sound: Audrey Chen and Doron Sadja
Commissioned by Taikang Space
Made by Future Host in 2022
PRIDE WEEK NYC
16mm filmmaking is a format that has made a big come back in the last 5 years. As an alternative to larger formats like 35mm film, 16mm is more accessible for independent and experimental filmmakers looking to capture moments using light, physics, chemistry and that unique film magic of being present and in the moment. This event was one of those magic moments with some remarkable protagonists of the NYC QTPOC scene.
THE GOOD TERRORIST
Visual artist based in NY, Marie Karlberg invited me to shoot her film "The Good Terrorist" (2021) last year. The film is Karlberg's directorial debut and a joyful experiment with a cast of talented artists and dancers. My inspiration to shoot this film was the "Goldfish Game" by The Needcompany.
The film premiered at Greater New York 2021-2022 exhibit, MoMA PS1.
"ALL INCLUSIVE BOSTON" CAMPAIGN
The goal of the campaign is to increase awareness, and drive trips to Boston’s neighborhoods from diverse local and regional visitors, while supporting the public health guidance that is in place. The team was charged with highlighting attractions and events that speak to the experiences of people of color in Boston, and the campaign highlights many local minority-owned and run businesses and organizations.
A diverse mix of small businesses worked on this project, including a significant number of Minority Business Enterprises (MBE’s), Women Business Enterprises (WBE’s), and companies with LGBTQ+ ownership.
Read the full City of Boston Statement about the project
MEMOIRS OF A BLACK GIRL
Memoirs of a Black Girl is a Coming-of-Age story of a girl and her friends who are forced to grow up and make tough decisions. Aisha Johnson, an astute and bright student, is one of the finalists for a coveted scholarship. One day after Aisha does the right thing, her life spirals out of control and her once-promising future is in jeopardy. Aisha learns to survive, navigate life at school and on the streets of Roxbury while keeping her eyes on the prize.
The film by Thato Rantao Mwosa is now available for streaming online on Amazon Prime.
THE PINEAPPLE DIARIES
Paloma Valenzuela's web series "The Pineapple Diaries" is a comedy show that follows the lives of several young POC creators trying to make it in Boston.
I participated in this project shooting scenes for episodes 5 “Marcus” and episode 6 “Down The Internet Rabbit Hole” from season 3, the last season of the show.