Worked with Creative Director Mango Peeler on music video for Petra Glynt - avant-pop musical artist based in Toronto - for her single "This you Need". To emphasize Petra's raw operatic talents, the footage with captured with multiple mediums with an emphasis on live-camera effects. Worked in assisting creative direction and co-cinematographer.
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Collaborated with Exploding Motor Car's director Winston Hacking on a fashion film for Diepo - a fashion label with roots in Toronto and New York - on a fashion film inspired by 1970s candid stills of Tuesday Weld in the movie "A Safe Place". The collection's colours of robin's egg blue & poppy red were shown in the lively carnival setting to bring life to the flowing silks and cropped knit separates. Shot on film, cinematographer Brett Long beautifully captured the essence of the collections inspiration. Styled by Emilie Dolenc, delicate nuances brought the collection together to further the brands message. Worked as a producer and co-director on this film.
Canadian-Filippino artist, marathon runner and teacher Mango Peeler travels to a remote island in Mindanao, Philippines to work with the local children and surfers on a month long residency. Throughout the stay, he discovers tales of surfing mystics, World War 2 Japanese Gold burial sites, witch doctors and mermaids. Along with the mystical aspects of the island, the difficulties of shooting a documentary without the luxuries of the modern world are also revealed. Worked as cinematographer on this documentary.
Worked with Blu Design and Communications Inc's senior art director Briana Mirabelli to announce Scarborough Town Centres 40th anniversary video to their online audiences. Graphic elements were emphasized along with archive construction images paying homage to the past. As per my vision, Brett long's sharp cinematography punctuated the graphic elements and emphasized the fashion styling. Editing, by Christine Armstrong & music by Jahmal Padmore was taken inspiration from 1990s NYC dance hall videos. Worked as the director on this video campaign.
Collaborated with artist & creative director Mango Peeler on this indie-gogo campaign promoting the "Island to Island" initiative bringing art to children and local surfers on an island in the Philippines. Explored the combination between iPhone & dslr footage to emphasize the contrast coming from Toronto to Mindanao. Footage was captured over 2 years with a wide range of cinematographers : Brett Long, Vuk Dragojevic, Hoodxlums & Mango Peeler. Launched this spring to an international audience, it was received with great success. Worked as co-editor and cinematographer.
An homage to Andy Warhol’s screen tests, 'Maddy' evolved from a collaboration with Exploding Motor Car's director Winston Hacking combining traditional fashion photography with experimental projections. With additional water colour projections by Mango Peeler, cinematographer Brett Long incorporated 1960's Chelsea Hotel aesthetic. Hoodxlums & stylist Brigitte Griffiths designed innovative looks that accentuated Maddy's pixie-like look. Worked as co-director, art director and stylist.
At the pulse of the zeitgeist, Gracie Carrol, lifestyle blogger and all around style expert gives us the reality of working as an intern in some of the most iconic fashion magazine in NYC & London, shedding light on what drew her to the world of blogging.
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Megan Wappel ( designer/all around creative) & Christina won g ( Cake Genius) join forces to create Confetti, a new approach to catering modern events. Along with Sam Wong & Makeup by Dawna, this photo shoot shows their newest line of sweets and stellar designs.