21.01.15 by Jeff

Video of the Day: New York Dancers Flex to Fela Kuti

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New York-based dancers Flizzo, Opt, Jay Donn, Sedo, and Danny respond to the afrobeat rhythms of Fela Kuti by ‘flexing’, a style of dance that came out of East Brooklyn. Watch “Fela Flex”, directed by Dominick Sheldon, below!


 

Dancers:
Flizzo
Jay Donn
Opt
Sedo
Danni

Director: Dominick Sheldon | Lion Dolo Films
Director of Photography: Christopher Bisagni

Okayafrica:
Producer: Allison Swank

ROOT Studios:
Production Director: Kip McQueen
Capture Producer: Joshua Steen
Camera Operator: Eythan Maidhof
First AC: Ed Barnes
Second AC: Chris Bye
DIT: Alex Strohmeier
Grips: Rob Hubert, Jon Ervin, Austin Kennedy
Producers: Sarah Reynolds & Abbey Zembower
Production Assistants: Payal Parikh & Peggy Gertner
Hair & Make-Up: Donna Kim & Cathy Foster
Styling: Leah Snow
Clothing: Diesel

Set Designer: Whitney Hellesen
Post Production: MAAVVEN
Post Production Supervisor: Dina Ciccotello
Editor: Holle Singer at Consulate
Colorist: Clark Muller at Incendio
VFX: Cully Bunker
Online Editor: Skulleys

Music: FELA KUTI “Zombie”













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







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