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SHI MIN YONG
Production Designer / Art Department
Director Omar Kamara
Story On the final day to accept his offer into a prestigious art school, a first generation Sierra Leonean American struggles to tell his traditional immigrant father that he will not be attending medical school in pursuit of his passion. When forced to assist his father on a crammed day of landscaping, their tense relationship and different outlooks on life are transformed irreversibly when they are racially profiled by police.
Streaming on HBO Max
CONCEPT SKETCH OF GARDEN BASED ON SELECTED LOCATION
The Sierra-Leonean immigrant landscaper is a hardworking breadwinner. Tough, uncompromising, never-to-be-crossed.
He wants his son to emulate his beliefs.
CHARACTERS MOOD BOARD & PALETTE
The young first-generation African-American who dreams to be an artist. Dying to be a man, but suppressed by his father’s micromanaging.
LOCATIONS BEFORE & AFTER
GRAPHICS & PROP MAKING
Graphic designer - Heejin Suh
Sketch artist - Ernie Marjoram
BEHIND THE SCENES
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