Mango Jam - an audio production house in Dubai run by my old boss in advertising - came on board for the sound and music. I’ll be checking it out for sure, [–]adamrab 7 points8 points9 points 1 month ago (1 child). Do you have an exact date of when it's going to air in December? [–]neelkumar86[S] 3 points4 points5 points 1 month ago (0 children). Beneath a Sea of Lights was released in December 2020. The rolls Royce scene was so accelerating especially when the owner of the car finds out and Abdi just showed his helplessness in his eyes. I had no idea about the script system - thank you for that! Beneath a Sea of Lights is the story of Caweys (Barkhad Abdi): A Somali billboard repairman in Dubai who tries to experience the products on his billboards as a con artist takes him under his wing. Given that you've been on a similar journey, I'm sure you already know most of this stuff - and probably a hell of a lot more. [–]neelkumar86[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (0 children). Try to enlighten. Thank you so much! [–]Z0idberg_MD 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (1 child), [–]MR-CFIRE 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (3 children). The grit and determination shows in this answer and even though I've faced some and know, it feels refreshing to learn it again. I was wondering if you’ve seen Uncut Gems and that was part of your inspiration, and if not I’m curious what movies were part of your inspiration for this. Overall I'm really impressed and I felt this is the movie I wanna be making. Yeah, it absolutely is possible! Thank you so much! And yeah, I'll call for sure! النوع جريمة • دراما التقييم 5.5 من 10 • 110 110 صوت المدة 0:00 الجودة • الترجمة Sorry for the delayed reply— I was off Reddit for a while. I really appreciate you mentioning that :), [–]Lord_Cattington_IV 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (1 child). Whyd you finally land on that one? But in my opinion, it's just as important - if not more. Baris Cangokce. Extremely excited to check it out! It was done by the very talented Joe Najm at Mango Jam, Dubai - u/panda_joe. Keep an eye on their statements. Really. When her boyfriend Ben suddenly dies in an accident, mother-to-be Charlotte collapses... On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. This looks friggen amazing. I'm so glad you're happy about the representation. Wow congratulations! Congratulations, way to go !! The screenplay was never ready. Congrats Neel! I never felt 'ready' to write a feature. Congratulations on this success and enjoy it no matter how big or small! Really interesting question! Have to say, the lighting and coloring look beautiful! Usually, I prefer shorter ones. [–]kid__danger 4 points5 points6 points 1 month ago (1 child). And in them, I've aged twenty! Aptly named I guess. FilmBeneath a Sea of Lights - Official Trailer. What are your plans for release? It’s an experience that begins innocently enough, but quickly spins out of control, especially when a con man enters the picture. Beneath a Sea of Lights is the story of Caweys (Barkhad Abdi): A Somali billboard repairman in Dubai who tries to experience the products on his billboards as a con artist takes him under his wing. My DOP/Production partner Umran Shaikh and I started working on this movie in November 2016. The film is scheduled to air from December 1st on Showtime. If not, no worries, super excited to check this out!! And I wondered if any of them were curious about the products on the ads - if they felt that same sense of ownership. Thank you so much for the extensive response! Todd is the story of a man who has always felt like the "odd man out." Your email is only visible to moderators Synopsis A billboard repairman’s life spirals out of control when he meets a con artist in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. [–]connerjameswilson 2 points3 points4 points 1 month ago (0 children), That answers it perfectly, actually! © 2021 reddit inc. All rights reserved. Awesome!! But it seemed to work here when we were putting the trailer edit together. [–]realhameed 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (1 child). [–]LastBuffalo 2 points3 points4 points 1 month ago (1 child), Looks really interesting! And yet, now it does. Beneath a Sea of Lights اللغة • البلد الانجليزية • الإمارات العربية المتحدة التصنيف Unrated • غير مصنف. /r/Filmmakers is a place to meet, share work, tips, tutorials, and experiences in the field. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. I hope that somewhere in this meandering reply, you found some sort of answer! It’s kinda nice to hear something so relatable from someone who’s putting a movie on showtime. Thank you for the kind words, I really appreciate it! I’m eternally grateful to my entire team of talented cast and crew for bringing this to life. Thank you for capturing this so beautifully thusfar. But at some point, Barkhad was on the plane to Dubai, and then we went with whah we had. Congratulations on your debut, you should be proud! مشاهدة وتحميل فيلم Beneath a Sea of Lights 2020 بجودة HD. [–]neelkumar86[S] 5 points6 points7 points 1 month ago (2 children). Could you share your experience about the hustle, raising finances and hardwork it took outside the production and creation? Getting safdie brothers vibes and I'm all for it. Looks awesome I’ll for sure check it out, [–]Gyukki 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (1 child), Congrats! [–]neelkumar86[S] 3 points4 points5 points 1 month ago (2 children). You have no idea how much your words mean to me. Shoot me a message on instagram and we can talk details! Did you consider any other titles for the film? After a while, I quit and set up my own production company. Honestly, the music is such a huge part of the trailer. Now, in some small way, I guess I have the chance to send something back. Hahaha! The trailer is convincing me already!! About the industry that I used to make a living in, set against the backdrop of the city I grew up in. I started out by shooting videos at parties I'd throw at my house, and then I used to edit them to music. One of the main reasons the film got made was because of all the people that believed in us and did us favors or reduced their rates for us. I can only imagine! This looks amazing man congratulations on getting it made! This movie has no right to exist. Where did you find funding and what was your final budget? However, the theme and plot of this movie feels in some ways similar to both that movie and Uncut Gems, both by the Safdie Brothers. [–]neelkumar86[S] 17 points18 points19 points 1 month ago (1 child). I find it distracting when it's a mix of both - I guess that's just personal preference. It's cool that you're familiar with Jim and Jameel as well. قصة الفيلم: يحاول مصلح لوحات إعلانية في دبي تجربة المنتجات على لوحاته الإعلانية بينما يأخذه فنان محتال تحت جناحه. Thank you so much! My directorial debut starring Academy Award Nominee Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips) & Jim Sarbh. There was rewrite after rewrite. Please treat all users with respect and politeness. مشاهدة وتحميل فيلم Beneath a Sea of Lights 2020 مترجم بجودة عالية مشاهدة فيلم Beneath a Sea of Lights مباشرة اون لاين تخرج حياة مصلح اللوحات الإعلانية عن السيطرة عندما يلتقي بفنان محتال في دبي ، الإمارات العربية المتحدة. Thank you so much for all your hard work. Looks great! Can't reduce costs enough? Extremely excited to check it out when it comes out! That's a great question! Professionals and amateurs alike unite to discuss the world of filmmaking. And while our story hasn't got much to do with Heat, it's impossible to think that the film hasn't imprinted itself on my subconscious in a major way. You're right about the ADR. I sent over the screenplay and a short personal letter to him. This is a place to learn from and share with professionals. Congratulations for making this. There aren't a lot of feature films made in Dubai, so the advantage is that people do get excited when you try to bring one to life. From what I read online when I was writing an early draft of the script, it means 'night' - which made perfect sense for the character. So in my mind, those shots were always going to be redubbed in ADR. And thanks for the great questions! Can't raise the budget you want? [–]filmmakeranto 1 point2 points3 points 19 days ago (1 child). [–]neelkumar86[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (4 children). And very nicely shot!!! Cast Report what going on? All the best to the team and you.. wanna watch more of your films, next time maybe on a big screen a worldwide theatre release. So I wrote the name from the point of view of someone flying there for work for the first time, gazing down at the lights below. Honestly it doesn’t feel real yet. (Spoiler alert: It was still terrible. Looks great my man :), [–]neelkumar86[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (1 child), [–]IammadIguess 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (0 children), Awesome! I try to treat it as such. If we didn't have the option for ADR we could still very much have worked with production audio - we had a great sound team on set. In this spirit we encourage detailed and insightful posts, comments, and discussions on the Cinema Arts. [–]neelkumar86[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (2 children), Simulation! Thanks a lot for the kind words man! Thank you so much for sharing. I can't wait to watch this movie, and neither can my friends. Cast Report what going on? [–]neelkumar86[S] 4 points5 points6 points 1 month ago (0 children). A billboard repairman's life spirals out of control when he meets a con artist in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Or find out how much you can raise, and go write another film comes in at the budget you can afford. You found this page while you were searching for Beneath a Sea of Lights Subtitle English, which is one of the trending Movies of 2020. Filmmaking sure is, I've been on a similar journey.. it's so great to see you succeed as it provides guys like me with confidence and inspiration. It’s “Back to Mogadishu” by Lucas McCone & Scott Attew. But if I actually went into all the issues I faced trying to get this made, you'd soon find that many of them were very specific to my particular situation. [–]filmmakeranto 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (4 children). [–]zzzzzacurry 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (5 children). [–]SnoooSquirrel 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (0 children). 1 2 3 [–]Miklonario 3 points4 points5 points 1 month ago (2 children). What techniques do you recommend for recording clean audio on a budget? 'Security' seems like a lifetime ago now! Thank you so much! For me it's a privilege just to be able to make something like this, to be honest. My DP (Umran Shaikh) is phenomenal - I'd never work with anyone else. Good Luck! And yeah, the cinematographer did an amazing job! Wow man that just inspires me to see something like that is still possible to happen.. I'm sure that there are other films I've watched that worked their way in, but I would say Heat and Nightcrawler are the two of my biggest influences. Thank you so much for the kind words! So awesome! Would you be willing to go a bit more in-depth with your journey as a filmmaker and how you were able to get your first film and this one produced? I'll pass your compliments on to him! That’s the part about filmmaking that terrifies me the most - writing. I used to work in advertising, so that's another world that I felt I had some idea about. The former indirectly, and the latter in a more conscious way. [–]IndyO1975 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (1 child). [–]Edvin_Lundgren 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (1 child), Congrats man!! Eventually, we ended up making one short film I wrote. [–]neelkumar86[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (5 children). Looking forward to it, [–]alexpoulos18 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (7 children). No, thank you!! This movie has no right to exist. [–]Significant-Cake-312 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (1 child). It's something that rarely gets talked about. Good job :). Wow that's a great compliment! I’ll be checking it out. Honestly, what I would tell anyone is that it's all down to perseverance. Umran Shaikh was the talented DOP responsible for the look of the film. Hi! Go make one. Here is the trailer. [–]BIGxBAWS 1 point2 points3 points 19 days ago (1 child). [–]neelkumar86[S] 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (3 children). Here are eight examples I pulled from my instagram [Part 2], How a Budding Filmmaker Pulled Off His Debut Feature Despite the Pandemic, No Country For Old Men Explained - How Sound Design Elevates Situation | Video Essay | Analysis, I made a comparison between the 3 Sirui Anamorphic 1.33X Lenses: 50mm/35mm/and the new 24mm (full review in comments). Didn't know they made movies here in dubai. Binoy John. شكرا لقرائتكم موضوع - خبر عن فيلم Beneath a Sea of Lights 2020 مترجم للعربية عبر مسلسلات 2021 والان إلى التفاصيل : ( مسلسلات 2021 ) محرك بحث إخباري لا يتحمل أي مسؤولية قانونية عن المواد المنشورة فيه لانها لا تعبر عن رأي الموقع.. Adjust the story. And he and I were on a call together not long after that. [–]whataboutddash 4 points5 points6 points 1 month ago (1 child). Damn - I just saw your comment about Nightcrawler. After months of planning and a draining of the life savings, we start our cross-country road trip at sunrise tomorrow to collect interviews for an upcoming documentary. Reduce costs. This trailer looks amazing, great look to the shots too! And as I drove around town in the middle of the night, I would see these guys hanging off billboards, changing the ads or replacing the bulbs. Grew up in Dubai, Toronto and Colombo, Sri Lanka. Wow! You should be proud! Thank you so much, I really appreciate it! So when it comes to making a movie, I try not to hold on to anything too tight - except for the heart of the story and the unassailable will to see it brought to life. Joe! @alexhrisanthopoulos !!! Really appreciated the opportunity and the freedom you gave Lucas and me. That's a great question. My directorial debut starring Academy Award Nominee Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips) & Jim SarbhOC (youtube.com), [–]neelkumar86[S] 55 points56 points57 points 1 month ago (16 children). I’ll try to answer the ones I can. That is one of my favorite films ever, and it's one my DP/Production partner and I really drew on for visual inspiration for the film. 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