Videos and Short Documentaries

Contact Sana Ullah at SanaUllahPhotography@gmail.com for more information.

Seconds

A Recap Video of My Year, 2018

Places You'll Pray

See full project here: Places You'll Pray 

Year of production: 2018

Running Time: 45 seconds

 

Summary: This is a short, 45-second personal video edited to the beat of "Love" by Imagine Dragons. The video consists of moments throughout the year from being with friends and family to exploring new surroundings and navigating life changes. 

Equipment: This film was shot primarily on a Nikon D750 and edited using Adobe Premiere Pro. 

Year of production: 2017

Running Time: 13:34 min

 

Summary: This is a video for Places You'll Pray, a project about Muslim Americans praying in location outside of a designated prayer area and/or a mosque. See more about the project at www.placesyoullpray.com

Film was written, directed, edited and produced by Sana Ullah for her M.A. thesis.

Equipment: This film was shot primarily on a Nikon D750 with a 50mm lens and edited using Adobe Premiere Pro. Media clips were taken via YouTube.

Eid Ul Fitr

A Recap Video of Eid Ul Fitr Celebrations, 2017

Year of production: 2017

Running Time: 1:30 min

 

Summary: This is a short personal video edited to the beat of "Lm3llem" by Saad Lamjarred. The video consists of moments throughout Eid Ul Fitr in South Florida.

Equipment: This film was shot primarily on a Nikon D750 with a 50mm lens and edited using Adobe Premiere Pro. 

The Elite Workers

Smithsonian Summer Internship Project, 2016

Year of production: 2016

Running Time: 6:07 min

 

Summary: This short film is about the Smithsonian Institution's building and facility service workers and their importance to the museums in Washington, D.C. This short film was created for the Smithsonian Institution's Office of Facilities Management and Reliability (OFMR) during a summer internship in 2016. 

Film was written, directed and produced by Sana Ullah and supervised by Stephanie Lieberman. For more information, contact sanaullahphotography@gmail.com

Equipment: This film was shot primarily on a Nikon D750 with a 50mm lens and edited using Adobe Premiere Pro. 

 

 

 

Yogi | Olivia Harding

Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Assignment

Year of production: 2016

Running Time: 1:01 min

 

Summary: Meet Olivia Harding, a yoga enthusiast. Watch this short (very short) profile for my graduate studies in new media photojournalism course: Advanced Studio Lighting with Ben Tankersley and Ben Dorger, 2016.

 

Equipment: This film was shot primarily on a Nikon D750 and edited using Adobe Premiere Pro.

 

 

 

Smithsonian Audio Visual Branch

Smithsonian Fall Internship Project, 2016

Year of production: 2016

Running Time: 2:43 min

 

Summary: This short film is a fun, recap video showcasing the Smithsonian Institution's Audio Visual Branch and the extensive amount of work they do for events held at their several facilities. It was created during a fall internship in 2016. 

Film was written, directed and produced by Sana Ullah and supervised by Dana Dominguez. For more information, contact sanaullahphotography@gmail.com

Equipment: This film was shot primarily on a Nikon D750 with a 50mm lens and edited using Adobe Premiere Pro. 

 

 

 

Holi: A Festival of Colors

An Eyes and Ears Films Production

Year of production: 2016

Running Time: 5:35 min

 

Summary: Beyond it's religious connections to Hinduism and geographic origins in North India, Holi has evolved into a modern-day festival celebrated worldwide by both secular and non-secular communities. It signifies the welcoming Spring while encouraging participants to be mindful that something greater exists beyond their physical bodies, and to recognize the beauty in diversity.

 

On April 10, 2016 the "International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in DC" hosted their annual celebration of "Holi," a festival of color. This is their story.

 

Production Team:

Bailey Edelstein: Director/Producer, Contributing Editor/Videographer

Sana Ullah: Editor/Videographer

Zhongmou Sun: Editor/Videographer

 

Equipment: This film was shot with Canon 5D Mark III's, a GoPro Hero4, a Nikon D750 and edited with FinalCut Pro X.

 

Extra-Ordinary Birthdays

Interview with founder, Schinnell Leake

Year of production: 2015

Running Time: 5:08 min

 

Summary: Meet Schinnell Leake, the founder and executive director of Extra-Ordinary Birthdays (extraordinarybirthdays.org/), a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that hosts specialized birthday parties for homeless children of D.C.-Maryland-Virginia.

 

"One homeless child is one too many."

 

Equipment: This film was shot on a Nikon D750 with audio recorded on a condenser mic and iPhone 6. This film was edited via Final Cut Pro X.

 

 

Flo Rida at Calle Ocho

Recap Video for International Music Group (IMG)

Year of production: 2015

Running Time: 1:37 min

 

Summary: Recap video of Flo Rida's performance at the annual latin music festival, Calle Ocho 2015, for music label, International Music Group (IMG).

Flo Rida "My House" Release Party

Recap Video for International Music Group (IMG)

Year of production: 2015

Running Time: 3:17 min

 

Summary: Recap video of Flo Rida's Private All White Yacht Party for his new album release, "My House." Celebrities such as Ashanti and Gorilla Zoe were attending as well as the mayor of Miami and the CEO of Muzik. Video clips were shot on a yacht across from Fountaine Bleau Hotel in Miami, Fla. as well as inside Liv.

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