Speaking in tongues

Speaking in tongues

Today I want to recognise a few of the unsung heroes behind the scenes here at ‘The Human, Earth Project’ – the interpreters and translators who have made ‘Sisters For Sale’ possible. ‘Sisters For Sale’, our feature...
A touch of colour

A touch of colour

I met Marta Farina on my very first trip to Vietnam, seven years ago. I spent two weeks with Marta and her then-partner Fausto, getting to know Sapa and the Hmong girls who have now become the focus of our feature documentary, ‘Sisters For Sale’. The next...
Almost killed me

Almost killed me

I never imagined making a feature film would be easy, but I never knew how hard it was going to be. You pick the film apart. You put it back together. You watch it again, and again, until you just can’t see it anymore. You push yourself, just a little further....
The final cut

The final cut

Many things in life are a lot more complicated and time-consuming than originally anticipated. Recording the narration for our feature documentary, ‘Sisters For Sale’, was no exception. When I first began scripting the film, I tried to distance myself from...
Making the grade

Making the grade

There are almost a thousand separate pieces of footage in ‘Sisters For Sale’. Each of those needs to be analysed, corrected and enhanced so they look great both individually, and as a cohesive whole. Some shots require little or no adjustment. Others can...

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