Short Movie Featuring Nan Goldin, Last Kodachrome Roll, and More

Do you know who shot the last spool of Kodachrome that rolled off the production line? Steve McCurry ("Afghan Girl") had the honor, and he shared the images on that final roll of "chrome" at the LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph last week in Charlottesville, Virginia.

During the same week, legend art photographer, Nan Goldin, emerged from her apartment in Paris to share the stage with Sally Mann, then go to the Second Street Gallery in Charlottesville for a marathon book signing.

These are just a few of the scenes from this short movie shot on location at LOOK3.

If you want to watch the HD version, then click through to the YouTube site where it's available at 720p.

Technically speaking, the video footage was captured with a Canon 60D with the Canon 15-85mm EF-S zoom for most of the scenes, except for the final interview with National Geographic photographer, Alison Wright, where I used the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 to soften the background a bit. Audio with recorded with the Rode VideoMic Pro shotgun mic. I used the Canon 320EX flash/video light for light fill on some of the images.

The movie was edited in Aperture 3. No other post production tools were used, except for QuickTime 7 to extract the audio track from a video interview and use it as the voiceover in this movie. Here's a helpful article about working with audio in Aperture 3.

I hope you enjoy the piece!

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