Musical portrait of a Djembe drum, how it's made and how it sounds. Handcrafted and played by Martin Bernhard. Djembe comes from the saying "Anke djé, anke bé" which translates to "everyone gather together in peace" and defines the drum's purpose.
Martin Bernhard is a well-established dutch Djembe drum maker, teacher and owner of foladjembe.nl
First prize on vogelpop.nl in August 2013
Featured on House Of Shorts houseofshorts.com/fola-djembe-portrait-of-a-djembe-drum
Featured on kin-o.org as short film of the month March 2013.
ADVICE: For best experience, turn on your HiFi speakers or put on a headphone.
Concept / Edit : Richard van der Laan
Camera : Richard van Der Laan, Michiel Boogerman
Sound : Maarten Boogerman
Artists : Martin Bernhard, Annebeth Elfrink, Marlijn Dompeling, Patrick Pol
Location : Brink 21, Deventer (Netherlands)
Photos : Patrick Pol
Production : veasonic.nl
Camera : 2x Panasonic GH2 AVC-Intra Driftwood VY Canis Majoris Day
Lens : Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f2.8 G ED, Tokina 11-16mm F2.8 AT-X PRO DX
Gear : Sachtler FSB-4 75 CF, Kessler Hercules 2.0 Head, Kessler K-Pod Tripod System, Gini Follow Focus Rig, Lilliput monitors
Recorder : Fostex FR-2LE
Microphone : Superlux S502