Creating Hackney as Home

Creating Hackney as Home:
Five reflections on a London borough

Matthew

Matthew - Filming Day Three - 24/07/13

This was Matthew's last day of filming. We went back to the curve garden to record an interview with Corey Defoe, the Dalston Town Centre Manager. Corey was an important person to talk to because he works for Hackney Council but he also grew up in the area, so could see things from both persepctives. As matthew explained: “I think it went quite well. I tried to be quite open with what I was saying in terms of the types of questions I’m asking, not to be too biased but at the same time not to be too personal as well … his answers are basically the catalyst of my documentary, because he is directly with the Council and they are obviously the ones who are behind all the changes”

  • Setting up the shot

  • Recording the interview

  • Michael on the boom mic

  • Matthew and Corey chatting off camera

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