• Photos of the Kent State University 2013 Bowman Cup 5K Race.

Recovery Period

Every event of this sort has a recovery period. Both Marshall and Charlie finished their journeys and we have all started to return to our respective lives. The daily texts and phone calls from the crew and runners have started to dwindle. It seems winter is almost here, and we’re all wondering where Fall went to, knowing that we were just too preoccupied to notice.

Both my producer, Kate, and I have begun the work of completing the film – budgets to go over, footage to review, and the all-consuming task of assembling a film from the 300+ hours of footage we’ve shot over the last 53 days. Thankfully, we have two amazing editors in Julie Snider and Rob Tortoriello of Madhouse Post in New York to help shape the film. A couple days before the finish, Kate told us of a dream she had where her entire body was a map – her veins were roads pulsing and vibrating, her arms were maps of states, she had clearly internalized the entire experience into her being. I had a dream that night where I loaned our two cameras to my college basketball team and entrusted them with completing the film. Wow. This was actually more like a nightmare…

For now, stay tuned for a final weeks wrap-up and more blog posts as we get into post-production. And my biggest thanks to the crew and all of their hard work…

Media Management Superstar, Shooter, Driver,
Assistant Camera, Impersonation Master: Cory Gegner

Director of Photography Extra-Ordinaire, Cat Lover, Pancake Aficionado: Andreas von Scheele

Superlative-Inspiring Sound Man, Spanish to English Translator,
Funk to English Translator, Proponent of the corn chip: Steve Clack

Deserving-of-Cult-Status Performance Driver,
Orienteering Master, Multi-Tasker,
Soon-To-Run-The-Entire-Film-Industry Production Assistant:
Amira Soliman

Tireless where-is-he-now rock-climbing running-down
2nd unit director of photography, special-needs food activist, master
of the Pittsburghese: Rick Baraff

Super-duper double super tireless organizer, mapper,
orientation specialist, information-gatherer, route-explorer, producer:
Kate O’Neil

Honorary crew member, soon-to-be director, master of
the film “frame”: Dr. Paul Longevin

The Crew

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