NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORICAL PRESERVATION
AFRICAN SHADOWS ON-THE-TECHE
"Telling The Full Story"
Editor & Colorist
The National Trust For Historical Preservation is committed to protecting historic sites across the United States.
African Shadows On-The-Teche is a multimedia, experimental short film recounting the history of a Louisiana plantation and its impact on the surrounding community, attempting to recontextualize it and provide a more honest look into the practices of slavery and abuse that were committed on the plantation grounds.
edit a 20-minute multimedia piece written and performed by New Iberia artists, commissioned by The National Trust For Historical Preservation
composited and animated live-action archival and illustrated material
developed several possible color grades and worked with the director to find a look that best supported the content
WRITTEN & DIRECTED by Ifa Bayeza
PRODUCED by The National Trust for Historic Preservation
ANIMATIONS by Sierra Sanchez, Jazzmen Lee Johnson, & Gabriel Nelson