From Sound Bites and Scenes to Story – Post Production Begins

By Samantha Finch

After spending 10 days filming throughout the beautiful country of Brazil for the Pace Brazil 2014 documentary, we finally transitioned into post-production back home in Pleasantville.

There was a heart-stopping moment as we began to move all of our video into Avid, the editing software we use. We discovered that the external hard drive that held all of the gigabytes of imagery we’d shot had failed. Continue reading

From Rio to the Editing Suite

By Samantha Finch

On our last morning in Brazil, two crews woke up early and conducted the final interviews closing out our reporting and taping. Next stop, post-production.

Alex, Cassie, Dallas, and Chad interviewed Professor Claudia Green, the Pace University business professor who has led students through Brazil for the past 14 years, teaching them about marketing, sustainability, and tourism in this fast-developing country.

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Capturing footage of Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas during our interview with Mario Moscatelli. Photo Credit: Samantha Finch

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Day 8: The View from Above

A collection of photographs from #PaceBrazil’s hike through the favelas and tour of the famous Christ Statue in Rio De Janeiro. Contributing Photographers: Samantha Finch

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Day 7: On the Surface of Rio

A collection of photographs from #PaceBrazil’s visit to major tourist locations in Rio De Janeiro. Contributing Photographers: Samantha Finch

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Day 5: From Bus Rides to Kayaks in Paraty

A collection of photographs from #PaceBrazil’s trip around Paraty, Brazil. Contributing Photographers: Samantha Finch

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Day 4: The Journey Through Paraty

A collection of photographs from #PaceBrazil’s second day in Paraty, Brazil. Contributing Photographers: Samantha Finch & Cassie Pacenka

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Thinking Globally, Mapping Locally

By Alexandria Corneiro, Charles Cooper, Dallas Ripka, Samantha Finch, and Vincent Melita

While in Brazil to film a documentary about the environmental impact of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics, the Pace University Producing the documentary class will participate in a global initiative known as Green Mapping.

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The Brazilian flag flies over the sea. Photo Credit: Carlos Dufour

Wendy Brawer, a sustainability consultant and artist , created green mapping in 1995. Currently, there are over 850 maps of green businesses and environmental assets in 65 countries across the world. Each map is unique to the specific goals of the local mapmakers in their various communities.

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