‘-Ship: A Visual Poem’ by Terrance Daye

by The MovieBabble Staff

A black boy learns contradicting lessons of manhood and masculinity on the day of his cousin’s funeral.

Winner of 2020 Sundance Jury Award for U.S. Narrative Fiction.


Nick Kush: It’s the understatement of the year to say we’ve collectively been through a lot recently. But with much of the upheaval has been the chance to reflect, and possibly improve and understand our underlying biases. While it was made many months ago, -Ship often feels like it’s directly in step with much of the current conversation as it confronts many of the norms attributed to the Black community.



Writer and Director: Terrance Daye
Executive Producer: Karynrose Bruyning
Director of Photography: Kristin Kouke
Executive Producers: Wangechi Mutu, Khalid Livingston, Elegance Bratton, Jordan E. Cooper
Line Producer: Lillian Hanan Al-Bilali
Producers: Karynrose Bruyning, Terrance Daye, Chester Algernal
Creative Producer: Alyssa Loh

Casting Director: Kate Geller
Production Designer: Avigail Gutfeld
Costume: Zoey Wiesenborn
Lighting Design: Rachel Fae Szymanski

Assistant Director: Eris Qian
1st Assistant Camera: Kameron Davis
2nd Assistant Camera: Jess X. Snow
Sound Mixer: Deboleena Maitra
Script Supervisor: Aisha Ford
Gaffer: Larry Zhang
Swing: Yongxiao Yang
Production Assistants: Cey Scott, Rachel Harrison Gordon, Deshon Leek, Dorian Purse, Jerrica White, Lizette Terry, Micah Ariel Watson, Efe Kabba, Blanche Akonchong, Alex Abrahams

Visual Effects Artist: Richard Cabrera
Colorist: Sam Daley
Sound Designer: Ben Devine
Artwork: Kendrick Daye, Jordyn Daye
Catering: WithBee

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Nick Kush July 8, 2020 - 1:19 pm

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