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Location: LA & NYC
Laura Merians is a cinematographer with clients that have included Discovery, MTV, Sony Pictures, Style Network, and Honda. Her work has been featured in a number of magazines. Her short Solipsist won the jury prize at Slamdance 2012. She is based in both Los Angeles and New York City. View More »
Location: London, UK
Filmmaker Danny Lacey was an entrepreneur from a young age. He spent years as a nightclub DJ, radio broadcaster and running a series of businesses, but his passion was always film and moving images. When he hit his 30s, Lacey made the decision to embark on a serious career as a filmmaker. With his short, Host, Lacey shows not only technical prowess, but also the ability to craft a compelling story. View More »
Despite her youth, Xi Sinsong has been noted as a rising star to watch. From fashion to editorial, she won't be typecast, as you can see in her multilayered photography. When you click "About" on Xi Sinsong's website, you get a simple six-word description. View More »
The accomplished artist and filmmaker documents his passion for climbing through some of the most inhospitable and difficult-to-reach locations in the world. View More »
As both photographer and filmmaker, the documentarist travels the globe to explore the natural and social world and to tell stories about the fascinating cultures that he finds along the way. View More »