I love it when fellow filmmakers are generous with their art, and donate their high quality film for a good cause.

Meet Mayowa Ojo, designer, photographer, UI developer, filmmaker, and music enthusiast. Nigerian born and raised, he lives in the U.S., studies in Scotland, fresh from a year in China.

A guy who travels the globe like that always has a unique perspective and story to tell. Check out his site here: mayowaojo.com

I first saw Mayowa’s short film Some Nights on Vimeo while scouring the net for quality timelapses to use for the human trafficking film I am making. I loved his work, shot him an email, and he replied within a couple days. He said he’d be happy to let me use his beautiful shots for this non profit film.

You’ll see some of his timelapses below in my soon to release human trafficking film.

I’ve completed about 75% of this human trafficking film for Eden Ministry. It’s a painstaking task when you’re a one man show. I directed, wrote, shot, and edited the film with the help of a couple friends.

Thank you Grace for all your help shooting the girls rescued out of prostitution with me.

Thank you Eli for shooting extra b-roll in the red light district.

Thank you Tony Anderson for the incredible cinematic music. Perpetual and Hope work perfect for this film!

And thank you Mayowa for the beautiful timelapses.

Check out the previous trafficking prevention film I did in Mandarin. It’s trending pretty heavy on Youku in China right now.

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You’ll be seeing this new finished film soon, once I figure out a way to put it online while considering the anonymity and discretion of the girls rescued from trafficking and the ex mafia boss turned Christian…

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David Joannes
Founder/President at Within Reach Global
David Joannes is the co-founder and president of Within Reach Global, Inc, which serves the advance of the Gospel in some of Southeast Asia’s most difficult places. He is the author of The Space Between Memories: Recollections from a 21st Century Missionary. David has a love for language, culture, and creative writing, and for the last 20 years, he has witnessed God’s Kingdom established in forgotten parts of the globe. David lives in Chiang Mai, Thailand, with his wife, Lorna, and their daughter, Cara.

2 Responses

  1. Mayowa

    I suppose this is your main site. Ran into another one earlier. Thanks! Shoot me an email when its done 🙂

    • David Joannes

      Shall do Mayowa! Yes, this is my main site. The video has been done for a while now, just haven’t been able to post it because the organization has not given permission for security and anonymity reasons. Email you soon!

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