A first version of the movie trailer for a potential documentary of the road-trip. It is indeed set to Survivor’s Eye of the Tiger, the music of the movie Rocky. In the next weeks, I’ll post a few preview pics of the large ooamerica photos before, maybe, hitting the road again… ooamerica.com has now moved … Read more
http://www.ooamerica.com becomes http://www.ooaworld.com Hi all, this is a very important post for ooamerica.com as it is the LAST. But it is also the first of two things: the announcement of the launch of http://www.ooaworld.com, and of an entire new adventure, in Asia this time. Expect to see a similar, and hopefully improved – and certainly … Read more
Eighth set of American ‘portraits’ featuring interviewees during the USA road-trip(s): the ‘North’ including Idaho, Montana, Wyoming. Two more to go! For more information on these portraits and the project read previous posts in the series. Featured here, and special thanks to them (city corresponds to where I met them, not always where they’re from): … Read more
Happy holidays / Happy New Year, best wishes for all your resolutions and endeavors! 2013 promises to be an exciting year for ooamerica.com, with the final posts of the American Portraits series, the upcoming release of the movie / documentary, a fully revamped website, and a brand new adventure to another part of the world. … Read more
Sixth set of American ‘portraits’ featuring interviewees during the USA road-trip(s): two ‘regions,’ the Midwest and Heartland including Indiana, Chicago IL, northern Kentucky, Iowa, Kansas City and Kansas. Merry Christmas / Happy Holidays to all! The following blurb of text is the same for other posts in this American portraits series, spare yourself the second … Read more
Fifth set of American ‘portraits’ featuring interviewees during the USA road-trip(s): second post of the South, dubbed ‘Deep,’ including Atlanta GA, Alabama, Mississippi and Memphis, and Arkansas. The following blurb of text is the same for other posts in this American portraits series, spare yourself the second read and please share! These will serve as … Read more
Fourth set of American ‘portraits’ featuring interviewees during the USA road-trip(s): Divided the South in two regions so here’s the ‘Old South’, including Savannah and Athens, Georgia. The following blurb of text is the same for other posts in this American portraits series, spare yourself the second read and please share! These will serve as … Read more
Third set of American ‘portraits’ featuring interviewees during the USA road-trip(s): I’ve chosen to group together Florida and the Gulf (New Orleans). The following blurb of text is the same for other posts in this American portraits series, spare yourself the second read and please share! These will serve as way of introduction for some … Read more
Second set of American ‘portraits’ and largest from a given region visited during the USA road-trip(s): East Coast and Carolinas (list of names at bottom). + I ran into a ‘celebrity’ who was willing to answer the question “What’s your philosophy in life?” so will be posting a surprise ‘Epilogue’ video very soon. The following … Read more
And we are back so let’s hit the ground driving with the first set of American ‘portraits’ from the USA road-trip(s): first off, the Northeast. These will serve as way of introduction for some of the interviewees featured in the movie and hopefully give viewers an idea of the demographics encountered – and through that … Read more
Some last ‘road textures’ from part 2 of the USA road trip. If you’d like to see more I’ve created a page featuring most of them from part 1 and part 2.
A few pictures from LA. Will shortly be posting some last textures from the road.
Final video chapter of the ooamerica USA Road-Trip, part 2: arriving and celebrating in Los Angeles and Santa Monica, some interviews and ‘paparazzi’ work around Hollywood. A bunch of footage is from my last visit to LA, for which I hadn’t posted a video.
Short video featuring shots and interviews from the Redwoods and San Francisco, Mission District, Golden Gate and Chinatown.
Photos from Portland and Oregon.
Video featuring shots from Portland and the Oregon coast, interviews with a park ranger, diver, business exec and dancer. Music mix by Rafael Murillo.
Just a few pictures; next up, Portland and the Oregon coast.
Some photos from Glacier Park, although the ‘Going to the Sun’ road was closed, and on to Washington and Oregon.
Video featuring shots from Glacier National Park and interviews of people met in Blackfoot, Idaho, as well as Butte and Missoula, Montana, set to the dramatic music of Ian Makau.
A few pictures from Utah, then Blackfoot, Idaho, and through Butte and Missoula, Montana, heading towards Glacier Park.
Video with life philosophy interviews from people met in Utah, Salt Lake City and Ogden, set to the background of Dinosaur National Monument.
A few photos of Colorado’s rocks and landscapes, including Dinosaur National Monument:
Video featuring “What’s your Philosophy of Life?” interviews from Colorado, Denver, as well as Boulder and the area. Also some shots from Rocky Mountain National Park; there were plenty of other stories and sights during our stay in Colorado which unfortunately aren’t featured in this short video… Both songs by Rafael Murillo.
Video after going through Missouri to Kansas City, then on to Lawrence and Kansas through the Geographic Center of the 48 contiguous US states. As well as another very short video from Little Rock, Arkansas to Branson, Missouri. Music by Ian Makau.
Music by Elvis Presley. Through Alabama, Birmingham and Carbon Hill, then the King’s birthplace, Tupelo in Mississippi, and on to Memphis.
Short video from Athens, Georgia, asking people about their life philosophies. Music by Portland composer Ian Makau.
Video from Miami, South Beach, night life and more.