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Small Axe

On Set DIT


From award winning director Steve McQueen comes anthology series Small Axe. Consisting of 5 original films set between the 196os and mid-1980s, Small Axe is a poignant collection of emotional storytelling, with each movie telling a story set within London's West Indian community.

Mission DIT Jacob Robinson supported cinematographer Shabier Kirchner on two of the films belonging to this anthology: Lovers Rock and Alex Wheatle. Both of this were shot digitally, with the rest of the series shot on film.


Steve McQueen


Shabier Kirchner

Production Company

Amazon Studios

Mission Talent

On Set DIT:
Jacob Robinson

Shooting Format

Lovers Rock:
Alexa Mini ArriRAW

Alex Wheatle:
Sony Venice 6K


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