Goal: Document and shoot a courier race from a motorcycle Year: 2016
Filming Location: NYC’s Chinatown and FiDi. Role: Director and Cinematographer
Assistant Director: Luis Violante Additional Camera Operator: Sean Andrade
Starting in the middle of the night, rival couriers take on ‘Fixed,’ a four mile brake-less sprint. The route conceived by cyclist, Cooper Ray begins in Chinatown and ends at the Oculus in Manhattan
This film serves to promote the gathering of riders in an annual time trial competition.
Still frames, a map and a 60 second cut can be seen below.
60 Second “Sprint”
Four miles though two vastly different neighborhoods.
This route developed with cyclist Cooper Ray and emphasizes varying turns and straight-aways around iconic places and architecture. Handheld footage captured from a Triumph, operated by Luis Violante.