Shot in the ruins of Gaza and the West Bank, August 2009. Cast Lead, the IDF codename for the Gaza war of 2009, is a term derived from Haim Nachman Bialik's Hannukah poem about a game played with a spinning dreidel made of lead.
Directed by Rob Chiu & Chris Hewitt for the OFFF Design conference title sequence in New York 2007. Music by Hecq. Edited by Rob Chiu. Graded and Graphics by Chris Hewitt.
Invited by OFFF to both speak at the conference in NYC and create the title sequence for the event, the entire sequence was shot on HD DV over a period of 3 days in Manhattan and Brooklyn to create the basis for the sequence. Edited in Final Cut and graded and post production completed in After Effects the sequence is a fast montage of New York from a New Yorkers perspective.