Random Acts of Flyness – Season 2, Episode 4 – Fourth Dimension: Spacetime/bodyspirit

Kordae Henry (US)

Episode Description

Renowned writer, director, and producer Terence Nance spearheads this groundbreaking project—a poignant exploration into the beauty and complexities of contemporary American life. Nance employs a dynamic, stream-of-consciousness approach to delve into cultural idioms such as patriarchy, white supremacy, and sensuality. The narrative unfolds through interconnected vignettes, showcasing an ensemble cast of emerging and established talent. 

In the captivating Episode 4 of Random Acts of Flyness Season 2, Nance collaborates with Najja to craft a narrative around couples therapy. Playing with space and time, they journey to the origins of their wounds and the ancestral remedies that heal. A key feature is a short animated segment illustrating the traversal between the 3rd, 4th, and 5th dimensions of self. Characters representing Terence traverse life stages as water, vines, and the sea, that connect us through layers of dimensions. Najja is elegantly portrayed on a sea of selves atop sea shells, awaiting at the 5th dimension. 

This project leverages advanced visual storytelling techniques to seamlessly intertwine with the overarching themes of the episode, offering a truly unique and immersive television experience.

Episode Description

Renowned writer, director, and producer Terence Nance spearheads this groundbreaking project—a poignant exploration into the beauty and complexities of contemporary American life. Nance employs a dynamic, stream-of-consciousness approach to delve into cultural idioms such as patriarchy, white supremacy, and sensuality. The narrative unfolds through interconnected vignettes, showcasing an ensemble cast of emerging and established talent. 

In the captivating Episode 4 of Random Acts of Flyness Season 2, Nance collaborates with Najja to craft a narrative around couples therapy. Playing with space and time, they journey to the origins of their wounds and the ancestral remedies that heal. A key feature is a short animated segment illustrating the traversal between the 3rd, 4th, and 5th dimensions of self. Characters representing Terence traverse life stages as water, vines, and the sea, that connect us through layers of dimensions. Najja is elegantly portrayed on a sea of selves atop sea shells, awaiting at the 5th dimension. 

This project leverages advanced visual storytelling techniques to seamlessly intertwine with the overarching themes of the episode, offering a truly unique and immersive television experience.

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VFX artist: Tafa (Kordae Henry)

Writer & creator: Terence Nance 

Episode directed: Andrew Thomas Huang 

Cinematography: Shawn Peters 

Producer: Keetin Mayakara 

Line producer: Joseph Stephans 

Writers: Mariama Diallo, Nana Mensah, Nelson Nance, Jamund Washington, Terence Nance, Kelley Robins Hicks & Darius C. Monroe 

Executive producers: Terence Nance, Tamir Muhammad, Jamund Washington, Kishori Rajan, Kelley Robins, Chanelle Aponte Pearson, Ravi Nandan, John Hodges 

VFX supervisor: Chris King 

Editors: Terence Nance, Kristan Sprague, Jonathan L. Proctor 

Series production management: Matthew Scheffler 

Series makeup department: Mary Chipman, Bri Trischitta 

Series music: Nelson Bandela, Angel Bat Dawid, Klein, Emile Mosseri, A.K. Paul, Avila Santo

Kordae Henry (US), aka Tafa, is a filmmaker blending mysticism, tech, and identity layers, exploring race, gender, and ontology through ritual. Their work, fusing animation, performance, and virtual realms, examines Blackness in the 21st century with CGI creations reshaping storytelling. Rooted in Jamaican-British heritage, their art infuses movement, myth, and folklore into digital expressions, inviting viewers to reimagine human experiences. Currently directing music films, teaching at SCI-Arc, and a fellow at NEW INC/ONX, their project IF NOT NOW delves into the boundless connections of the human spirit amidst the vast expanse of space, exploring life and death as a continuum.

Kordae Henry (US), aka Tafa, is a filmmaker blending mysticism, tech, and identity layers, exploring race, gender, and ontology through ritual. Their work, fusing animation, performance, and virtual realms, examines Blackness in the 21st century with CGI creations reshaping storytelling. Rooted in Jamaican-British heritage, their art infuses movement, myth, and folklore into digital expressions, inviting viewers to reimagine human experiences. Currently directing music films, teaching at SCI-Arc, and a fellow at NEW INC/ONX, their project IF NOT NOW delves into the boundless connections of the human spirit amidst the vast expanse of space, exploring life and death as a continuum.

Fourth Dimension: Spacetime/bodyspirit is the fourth episode in the second season of the groundbreaking and unparalleled Random Acts of Flyness TV series. Created by renowned writer, director, and producer Terence Nance, we witness a poignant exploration into the beauty and complexities of contemporary American life. Leveraging advanced visual storytelling techniques, VFX-artist Kordae Henry (aka Tafa) creates captivating and surreal computer animations that reflect the narratives exploring space, time, and ancestral remedies. Within this animated segment, characters traverse life stages as water, vines, and the sea, connecting us through layers of dimensions.

Fourth Dimension: Spacetime/bodyspirit is the fourth episode in the second season of the groundbreaking and unparalleled Random Acts of Flyness TV series. Created by renowned writer, director, and producer Terence Nance, we witness a poignant exploration into the beauty and complexities of contemporary American life. Leveraging advanced visual storytelling techniques, VFX-artist Kordae Henry (aka Tafa) creates captivating and surreal computer animations that reflect the narratives exploring space, time, and ancestral remedies. Within this animated segment, characters traverse life stages as water, vines, and the sea, connecting us through layers of dimensions.