Project & Film Team

Project Director & Film ProducerKathryn M. Werntz
Film Director & Film Co-ProducerJohn Bosch
Film: Director of PhotographyPeter Buntaine
Film: Field ProducerArouna Coulibaly (Ben Zabo)
ChoraleXchange Project Co-Director (UK)Heidi Heidelberg
Project Team Assistant (USA)Maggie Melin
Project Team Assistant (Berlin)Franziska Hoffmann
Project Team Assistant (Berlin)Magali Balaud
Project Team Assistant (Dakar)Hampaté
Project Team Assistant (Vienna)Anne Ristorcelli
Project Team Assistant (Girona)Sara González Garrido

The Sahel Calling Project Association

Kathryn M. Werntz President
Mapathé Gaye (Hampaté) Vice President
TBA Treasurer
Didier Eric Fonseca Secretary

Special thanks for on-going guidance from:

Chris Eckman Musician and Label Manager, Glitterbeat Records
Banning Eyre Musician and Senior Editor, Afropop
Abdoulaye Alhassane Touré Musician and Producer

FORMER Sahel Calling Project Team Members

Freya Aquarone Communications
Christine Bergougnous Communications
Pedro López Gejo Communications
Elgin Hertel Communications
Dan Song Communications
Willem Broekema IT Advisor
John Macinnes Website
Jonathan Baum Assistant
Jeryl Julian Cissé Assistant
Kristine Müller Assistant

FORMER Project Volunteer Translators

Valérie Batselaer
Maria Fagerlund
Ana Sánchez Granada
Marie Mourougaya
Moni Pojar-Avender
Julien Peitzmeier
Sigrun Putjenter

Thank you also to Viola Schöpe for her collaborative art project for the World Premiere in Berlin.

FORMER Special Advisors

Vanessa Gildea Film Producer
Andy Morgan Writer
Staff OXFAM Germany OXFAM GB & OXFAM Spain
Sedryk Label Manager, Reaktion
Helene Caux UNHCR Senior Regional Public Information Officer
Hugo Reichenberger UNHCR Reporting Officer & Public Information
Shaka Ceesay Conscience International
Songlines Magazine

Sahel Calling - short documentary Film Team

Producer & Project DirectorKathryn M. Werntz
DirectorJohn Bosch
Director of PhotographyPeter Buntaine
Sound & Assistant Camera Toby Cameron
Assistant Editor Graham Corrigan
Field ProducerArouna Coulibaly (Ben Zabo)
Field Translator & AssistantAbdallah Ag Amano
Sound AssistantSidibé "Boss"
Sand Artistry Anne Löper
(Berlin Crew) VideographerPhilipp Grieß
(Berlin Crew) VideographerKevin Rumley
(Berlin Crew) Sound EngineerFlo Chaintiou
(Berlin Crew) Film EditorDavide de Feudis
(Dakar Crew) Videographer Tom Escarmelle
(Dakar Crew) Sound Daouda Fall
Language Team
Benoit Charron
Sarah Francoise
Mariama Ludovic De Lys
Haoua Sanogo

For crew biographies, please click here.






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Buntaine, Coulibaly, Bosch & Cameron, courtesy of K. Werntz

Buntaine with Ben Zabo, courtesy of J. Bosch

Werntz & Escarmelle with Noura Mint, courtesy of M. Tinari

Buntaine, Coulibaly & Cameron with Gran Pere, courtesy of J. Bosch

Cameron with kids, courtesy of K. Werntz

Sidibé in refugee camp, courtesy of K. Werntz

Bosch in refugee camp, courtesy of K. Werntz

Bosch & Coulibaly with Tartit, courtesy of K. Werntz

Ag Amano in refugee camp, courtesy of K. Werntz