The 2019 UK Flare Award Ceremony at BAFTA : Creative Photography

I had the pleasure to take photos for bizasialive.com of the 2019 UK Flare Award Ceremony at BAFTA last Sunday, 7 April 2019. There are the official photos on https://www.bizasialive.com/in-pictures-red-carpet-of-ukaff-2019s-flare-awards-gala/ And there are some rather unofficial ones, the ones of my colleagues which we did to test the lighting conditions. And there are also some …

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Baker Street Property Meet With Successful Entrepreneur Paul Oberschneider

Ranjan Bhattacharya hosts the Baker Street Property Meet, a property investors networking event in London. Every month, more than hundreds property investors come together to discuss property business topics. Last month, Baker Street Property Meet with successful property developer Paul Oberschneider for an interview. And, Crystalfilm had the privilege of shooting and making the editing …

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The Power of Codes

(Ryojo Ikeda installation ‘code-verse’ in Centre Pompidou until 27 August 2018) The digital age hasn’t only changed the economics of film/video and music production. New narratives have emerged, like in Tron or Matrix. With it, new visual images needed to be created. How to visualize a world where computers rule? How to show a world …

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Rediscovery of a Pioneer

( Exhibition ‘Helmar Lerski, Pioneer of Light’ at Musee d’art et d’histoire du Judaisme, Paris – until 26 August 2018 ) My article comes  a bit late as the exhibition finishes on 26 August 2018, but I was in Paris only these days. Helmar Lerski, born in Strasbourg in 1871 into a Polish-Jewish family, emigrated to …

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The journey from a Reference Video to your Video

In the following case study, I speak about the process from starting with a Reference Video to  producing a film on that basis. Reference videos are a very common tool in corporate videos and promotional videos. It allows the video filmmaker to understand what the client expects and where he/she wants to arrive, but as …

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Meeting Kajol

For Bizasialive.com, we filmed and edited another interview with another Bollywood-legend: Kajol. While only two streets away, the crowds were moving southwards demonstrating against Trump, Kajol spoke about her new movie ‘Helicopter Eela’. The interview nicely shows how private life can influence a film production and acting.

Meeting the Legend: Saif Ali Khan

I was videographer about two weeks ago of an interview for BizAsiaLife.com. Amrita Tanna interviewed Bollywood legend Saif Ali Khan in a London hotel.  The occasion was the release of Netflix’s Sacred Games, the first binge watching series produced in India. The interview has some more depth than many others of those interviews as Saif …

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