Thursday, September 29, 2016
The Skateboard and The City: Skateistan Johannesburg Documentary
A short documentary set in the city of Johannesburg following 25 year old educator Daniel on his journey to working with world class NGO Skateistan. Directed by: Coral Amy Brown - http://www.coralamybrown.com/ For Skateistan - http://skateistan.org Produced, Filmed & Edited by: Sean Wilson-Smith (Solo Content Agency) http://solocontentagency.com/ Assistant: Bruce Long Arial shots by: Ofentse Mwazi Gear sponsored by: Digitalfilm Services - http://www.digitalfilmservice.co.za/ Final Grade by: Scott MacBeth - http://www.refinery.co.za/ Final Mix by: Geoff Kock - http://www.finetunestudios.com/newsite/ Original music by: White Sea - http://whitesea.com Music Supervision by: Dirty Soup - http://dirtysoup.com Credits track by: Zeal and Ardor - devil is fine - http://reelmusic.cc Many thanks to: The Skateroom - https://theskateroom.com/ Hannah Bailey - http://za.skateistan.org/ Tony Hawk - https://www.instagram.com/tonyhawk/?h... Gauteng Film Commission - http://www.gautengfilm.org.za FOLLOW US Facebook: https://facebook.com/highsnobiety Twitter: https://twitter.com/highsnobiety Instagram: https://instagram.com/highsnobiety/ View more Highsnobiety videos here: http://hsnob.co/qh67
Shon Roka (pronounced Shaun Roca) the DJ also known as Shaun Ortega was born on the west-side of Chicago. He started gaining fame as a bboy in 1991 and later became a member of a well known crew called the BRICKHEADZ. He would perform for such artist and events such as The Roots, KRS One, Immortal Technique, Dougie Fresh, Common, Rhymefest, Cypress Hill, Pharoah Monch, Nas, Diddy, Mariah Carey, Taste of Chicago, Lollapolooza, Looptopia, B96 Summer Bash just to name a few. The BRICKHEADZ also won many breakin' competition nationally and internationally. While Shon Roka was being active as a bboy he was working on his craft of being a DJ. DJing for w/ Nike, Jordan, Under Armour, Adidas, Vans, Uprise (Chicago) Skateshop for numerous in-stores, sporting events, galleries and corporate outings. Also Shon Roka is a resident DJ post Covid in Chicago at McGee's, Tantrum, Imbibe and Harbee's. While being a DJ, he has been teaching music production and the Art of Skateboarding through Maggie Daley's After School Matters. Also known as Gallery 37. For more information contact via email.