1. An around-the-world time lapse journey celebrating our Sacred Earth. Six years in the making... seven continents... 24 countries.

    Photographed & Edited by Sean F. White seanwhite.net
    Original score by Roy Milner roymilner.com

    Full details and locations shot-by-shot:
    TERRA-SACRA.com

    Versión en español
    beyondgravity.whsites.net/ioe/wordpress/?page_id=441

    Twitter: twitter.com/seanfwhite

    Facebook: facebook.com/pages/Sean-F-White-Photography-Films/291134517608278

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    My life as a filmmaker has blessed me with the privilege of seeing some of the most surreal and timeless places on the planet. These images of our Sacred Earth set to music are my way of sharing some of the magic I've experienced along the way...

    "Terra Sacra" ~ Latin for Sacred Earth.

    Terra Sacra Time Lapses is a short film featuring remote landscapes and ancient monuments from around the globe. These images were photographed during my assignments and personal travels between 2006-2012.

    I've combined my favourite shots from these trips into non-narrative film that touches on a theme close to my heart: Sacred Earth.

    The visuals are driven by an original score by composer Roy Milner (roymilner.com). The six-minute film is a journey through three distinct Acts: (I) Primordial Earth (II) Past meets Present and (III) Eternal Universe.

    This film is a personal project to share the beauty and awe I witnessed at these locations. I hope viewers will be moved by the intangible power of our Terra Sacra.

    THANKS TO:

    Endless thanks to Art Wolfe for hiring me to as the cinematographer for the public television series Art Wolfe's Travels to the Edge and taking me to the ends of the Earth where most of the shots from Terra Sacra were made. Art, you are an inspiration and the most driven photographer I have ever known! I learned so much working on this show with our amazing crew and have stories to tell for a lifetime!
    artwolfe.com
    travelstotheedge.com

    Never-ending thanks to friends and colleagues Ian Herring and Maija Leivo of Parallax Film Productions for permission to us shots I took for the television series Ancient Megastructures (National Geographic Channel / History Television) and Battle Castle (Discovery/History Television/ BBC). These assignments provided unprecedented access to some of the world's most iconic ancient landmarks
    parallaxfilm.com

    Infinite thanks to my amazing wife Deddeda for her love and constant encouragement to pursue this project.

    TECHNICAL:

    Most of the time lapses were shot with a Canon 5D at the maximum resolution using a TC-80N3 intervalometer. A few shots were taken with a Canon 7D and Canon 5D mk II.

    All images are single manual exposures, no HDR composites.

    Original full resolution images were colour corrected and processed in 16-bit in Adobe Bridge using Camera Raw and exported as JPEG sequences at maximum quality. The rendered JPEG sets were then opened in Quicktime Pro as image sequences and exported at their native full resolution (up to 5K) as Quicktime movies at 23.98 fps with the Apple ProRes 422 (HQ) codec. The ProRes 422 (HQ) files were then edited in Final Cut Pro 7.0.3 on a ProRes 422 (HQ) timeline at 23.98. The master file is ProRes 422 (HQ) 1920 x 1080.

    Selected time lapse sequences were also processed using Adobe Bridge and LRTimelapse to smoothen aperture flicker apparent in some shots with large depth-of-field.

    LICENSING:

    If you are interested in licensing any of the shots from the film, please contact me so I can direct you to the appropriate agency.

    WHAT'S NEXT?

    I would love to revisit many of the locations in this film and other powerful sacred sites around the world to create a feature-length "Terra Sacra". The film would combine real-time, slow-motion, and motion control time lapse imagery - all in stereoscopic 3D. If you are an angel investor, potential sponsor, broadcaster, distributor or someone deeply passionate who would would like to get involved, please don't hesitate to contact me.

    Thank you.

    - Sean F. White
    seanwhite.net

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  2. Shot & edited by Ian MacKenzie
    ianmack.com

    Inspired by Jeremie Battaglia's gorgeous Montreal film, Vancouver answers the Quebec student movement with a pots and pans revolt of our own. There is a beauty that emerges when we learn and inspire each other, just as Quebec has done for the rest of Canada. When we speak to each other instead of through governments or the mainstream media. Here in Vancouver, we discovered what it means to make music together in the streets, in the rain, and you can see it on our faces. It is magic.

    Music: Halving the Compass - Helios

    Read these amazing articles
    commondreams.org/view/2012/05/27-2
    quebecprotest.com/post/23754797322/an-open-letter-to-the-mainstream-english-media

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  3. === Get the film for free: http://youtu.be/QH09YCtpKaw ===

    We traveled the west coast with 5 creative characters who shared a passion for movement. This film documents the experience over 9 months. It was life changing.

    Seattle Time Lapse by Edvard Brun
    San Francisco Time Lapse via WTK Photography
    Burning Man Time Lapse courtesy of James Cole

    Original music by Alex Bornstein

    Athletes [in order of appearance]
    Paul Whitecotton
    David Agajanian
    Jacob Raul Seil
    Lonnie Tisdale
    Brian Orosco

    Special thanks to the Burning Man Organization

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  4. jeremiebattaglia.com

    Manifestation à Montréal contre la hausse des frais de scolarité et la loi 78.
    Les gens se retrouvent à des coins de rues pour faire le plus de bruit possible à l'aide de casseroles.
    Un grand merci à Avec pas d'casque et Grosse Boîte pour la musique!

    Protest in Montreal against the rise of tuition fees in Quebec and the new law 78.
    Every evening at 8pm people meet in the street with their pots and pans and make all the noise they can.
    A big thank you to the band Avec pas d'casque and their record label Grosse Boîte.

    Musique/music:
    INTUITION #1 - Avec pas d'casque
    © Grosse Boîte
    Bandcamp: avecpasdcasque.bandcamp.com/album/astronomie

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  5. “How far we all come. How far we all come away from ourselves. So far, so much between, you can never go home again. You can go home, it's good to go home, but you never really get all the way home again in your life. " -Thomas Wolfe

    Music By:
    Silian Rail (silianrail.net)
    Album - Each/Other
    1st Song - "A Nothing Summer"
    2nd Song - "A Fit or a Fever"

    Narrated by Jane Chu
    Poems written by Meng Jiao and He Zhizhang
    Translated by Xu Yuan-zhong, Loh Bei-yei, and Wu Juntao

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    Keep up with us: facebook.com/WEREHAUS | twitter.com/WEREHAUS

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