The New Memphis: Do You See It?



The New Memphis is all around you. Our city is built from the old and made for the now. We are rich in history and committed to a bright future. 

We are the New Memphis.

Written & Directed by Edward Valibus

Starring Syderek Watson and the City of Memphis

Visuals provided by:
Edward Valibus
Sean Davis
Carla McDonald
Benjamin Rednour
Cat & Fish Creative
Aaron Baggett
Kevin Brooks
Memphis Grizzlies
Joey Miller
Kyle Taubken
Crosstown Arts
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital


Title Artwork by Eso Tolson

Animation by Chris Koelsch

Audio Recording by Michael Hunkele

Audio Mixing by Nate Reisman 

Edited by Edward Valibus & Benjamin Rednour

Thanks to: 
Memphis and Shelby County Film and Television Commission
Malco Theatres
Jade Primicias (Project Motion)
Boo Mitchell (Royal Studios)
Side Street Steppers
River Arts Festival
Levitt Shell
Stax Museum
Faizah Jones (Mbabazi House of Style)
Damon Drew
Kat Gordon (Muddy’s Bakery)
Craig L. Robinson, MEd. (Georgian Hills Achievement Elementary)
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
Isaac Rodriguez, PHD (SweetBio)
Clean Memphis
Eli Gold
Tameka Greer (Artistik Lounge)
Tierinii Jackson
Al Kapone
Soulsville USA Festival
University of Memphis
Kong Wee Pang & Jay Crum
Mid-South Pride
Beale Street Flippers
AutoZone Park
Carpenter Art Garden
Marcellous Lovelace
Derrick Dent & Birdcap