THE GOLD JACKET
When former NFL player, Morten Andersen got enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. A film crew from Denmark was his shadow, twenty-four seven. On location and with exclusive access in Canton, Ohio. New Orleans, Louisiana and at his childhood home in Struer, Denmark. Its the first time ever, The National Football League - NFL. And Pro Football Hall of fame. Has allowed a film crew 100% all acces, during the filming proces at Canton, Ohio and New Orleans, Louisiana.
Its an unusual story, about a 17 year old boy, from the west coast in Denmark. Who back in seventies went to the USA as a high school student. Ten months was the plan, but he ended up being one of the biggest sports stars in NFL 4 decades later. All time record holder, all time most points scored , longest fields goal ever etc. And now member no. 304 of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The documentary movie, produced, filmed and edited, by only three people - had a national premiere in Nov. 2018 in Nordisk Film cinemas. And was aired on national tv in Jan. 2019.
It´s the first sports related documentary filmed for cinema, in Denmark. With a national premiere at the legendary movie theatre, Imperial Cinema, run by Nordisk Film. Projected in cinemascope, 2.35:1 - on the biggest screen in the world to feature Dolby Atmos sound system. In front of 900 guests, in central Copenhagen. And then in eleven selected theaters all over the country.
Filmed with a SONY FS7 in s-log 2/3 on a Shape rig. SONY and Fujinon cinezoom s35 lenses. NiSi 4x5.65 cinefilters. Edited, graded and mixed in Adobe Premiere Pro.
Original language is danish/english.
2.35:1 - 2K cinemascope | DCP up to 120mbit, 10bit 4.2.2. Stereo.
16:9 - 1080p | MXF up to 120mbit, 10bit 4.2.2.
Running time incl. credits: 91 min.