As part of my coverage of Independent Film Festival Boston (IFFBoston) 2017, I interviewed Sabrina Zanella-Foresi about editing the hybrid short film Imagine Kolle 37, which plays at IFFBoston
2017 as part of the Shorts: D=Delta: Documentary
lineup. The documentary, which is directed by NewEnglandFilm.com’s Publisher/Founder Michele Meek and co-produced by Elizabeth Donius documents a place where kids can play without the supervision of their parents. It’s inspired by an adventure playground in Berlin, Germany, where children can build their own huts, make fires, use tools, garden, work with animals, or just play. Meek and Donius take viewers on a whimsical, sometimes animated tour of the space, chronicling the games played by two girls (one played by Meek’s daughter), who imagine a visit to the playground.
I interviewed the film’s editor Sabrina Zanella-Foresi about why she took a break from feature-length documentaries to work on Imagine Kolle 37, how she put herself inside her own kids’ minds to edit it, and how working in television has expanded her skills as an editor.
Read the full piece here.