My Africa

Conservation International / Passion Planet / Vision3 (2018)

OFFICIAL SELECTION TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 2018

WINNER - AT&T FILM AWARDS: BEST 360 FILM

WINNER- GOLD TELLY AWARD: CRAFT - BEST USE OF VR

Narrated by Academy Award-winning and Kenyan-raised actress Lupita Nyong'o, “My Africa,” transports viewers to the untamed rangelands of northern Kenya, where a community is reknitting the bonds that have long enabled people and wildlife to coexist. The story follows the journey of a young Samburu woman named Naltwasha Leripe as she takes viewers through her community’s daily life, tending livestock, digging “singing” wells deep into dry riverbanks and rescuing a baby elephant orphaned by a poacher’s gun.


The Vision3 team travelled to remote and challenging shooting locations in Kenya, using primarily the Insta360 Pro Camera Solutions, and designing a number of bespoke Stereo 360 camera rigs for certain shots. 

Chris Campkin was joined by specialist African production company DeepVR for key sequences on the Masai Mara.

Post Production was carried out in London, with every shot treated as a Visual Effect. VFX completed by Angus Cameron and Mistika grade by Peter Aimes. Ambisonic sound design by Roland Heap and Sound Disposition. 

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Director
David Allen

Producer
Gaby Bastyra

Executive Producer
Adam May, Dr M Sanjayan, David Allen, Andrew Ruhemann

Director of Photography
Chris Campkin