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"Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering."

Life isn't made worth living by the 'big' events; instead the little details and the simple things are what make it great. A short documentary about the people of Poplar, East London, who share what really matters...

Shot over 6 weeks in June and July 2015 on Alexa, Sony 4K, Red and iPhone.

Cast - Paris, Rachel, Poppy, Michael, Joseph, Terri-Anne, Monjur & the people of Poplar, East London.

Director | Producer - Mat Sheldon
Producer - Rob Cairns
Writers - Mike Calodoucas, Mat Sheldon
Director of Photography - Yana Rits-Cairns
Additional Photography - Rob Cairns, Dave Gilder, Mat Sheldon, Iain Struthers, Kelly Smith
Director of Photography (Aerials) - Mike Palfreman
Drone Pilot - Angus Benson-Blair
Sound Recordist - Calum Sample
Art Department - Terri Calbraith
1st AD - Rob Cairns
2nd AD - Jake Sheldon
Resident Engagement - Julia Rodrigues
Stewards - Latifa Achchi, Julia Rodrigues, Rujina Ali, Vicki Coakley, Helal Ahmed
Locations - Olwyn Hinds (Tower Hamlets Film Office)
Camera - Cinergy & Cameraworks
Drone Photography - BB Stratus

Music by Helios - 'Bless This Morning Year', Keith Kenniff - 'Anyone'; used by kind permission.

Editor - Claire McGonigal
Assistant Editor - Mike Radforth
Sound Design | Mix - Fred Pearson
Colourist - Eva Pomposo
Flame Artist - Richard Russell
Data Lab | Transcode - Kerri Aungle (MPC)
Offline Edit & Sound Mix - Final Cut
Transcode | Grade - Moving Picture Company
Online | Conform - Rushes

Agency - Stream

Thanks: Frankie Elster, Laura Harris - Final Cut, Tom Cole, Kerri Aungle - Moving Picture Company, Sara Beckman - Rushes, Dan Rose, Abi Kenyon, Spotlight Volunteers

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