This is the true story of Kendrick, a young, black calf roper grafting through the local, all-white rodeo circuits in the southern United States. He practices and competes relentlessly, with dreams of one day making it to the National Rodeo Finals in Las Vegas.
"The Roper" was Produced and Developed by Lucid Inc. http://lucidinc.com/
Winner of "Best Documentary" and "Best Cinematography" at the One Club One Screen Awards. Official selection of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, 2013 SXSW Film Festival, and the 2013 True/False Film Festival.
The film is currently being developed into the feature documentary "Rookie" (working title).
Directors - Ewan McNicol & Anna Sandilands
Producers - Ewan McNicol & Anna Sandilands
Editors - Marco Perez & Ewan McNicol
Story Producer - Apryl Richards
Sound Recordist - Steven Bechtold
Assistant Editor - Chloé McLennan
Marketing & Publicity - Eli Martin
Colorist - Jeff Tillotson at Lightpress
Sound Design - John Buroker at HEARby Sound
Music Score - Madrona Music
Music Supervision - Cary LoGrande at Audiosocket
'That L'Argent (remix feat. Tucka) - Lil' Nathan & The Zydeco Big Timers