10.12.14 by Jeff

Video of the Day: A Visceral 60-Second Ode to Competitive Swimming

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“When You Say You’re a Swimmer”, a short film written and directed by Chris Shimojima offers a poetic taste of what it’s like to be a competitive swimmer. Watch the video below.

 

Swimmer: Lauren Morford
The voice: Leya Topodas
Writer/director/producer/editor: Chris Shimojima (chrisshimojima.com)
Director of photography: Garrett Hardy Davis (garretthardydavis.com)
Production coordinator: Holly Hursley
Sound design and mixing: Michael Feuser
Assistant camera: Richard Shu, Ben Fleming, Vivian Lin
Special thanks to the Brooklyn Sports Club (brooklynsportsclub.com)
and Michael Sabala, the coach













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • I can’t swim, not one bit. But i can definitively identify with this…drive, as a creative, as a photographer, hunter. Beautiful video really, i am not even sleepy anymore.





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