A strong believer of “art in photography”, Tim comes from a documentary background. His work has received international exposure in prestigious global publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, the Financial Times or Le Monde. Tim's passion for the social and urban transformation of modern China has given him a unique vision and approach to photography. He now works in collaboration with many prestigious brands around Asia.
Adam Dean is a documentary and commercial photographer based in Beijing and Bangkok. He is a regular contributor to National Geographic Magazine, TIME Magazine and The New York Times and has worked on global assignments in some of the most hostile countries including Syria, Afghanistan, North Korea and Iran. His commercial clients include Land Rover, Bentley, Giorgio Armani, UNICEF and Apple.
Cody comes from a background in graphic design and art direction. Cody’s focus is on architecture and commercial photography. His work has been featured by Pen Magazine International and in CityLab by The Atlantic, amongst others. He published his first photobook in 2018, exploring the modern architecture of Japan. Cody is based in Japan and has worked throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
Gianpaolo’s motivation is to create stunning videos in constant pursuit of alternatives, combining modern aesthetics and traditional storytelling, while keeping an edge in social critique and media analysis. This fusion ultimately results in vibrant and compelling stories which are socially engaging as well as commercially appealing. Gianpaolo has been tailoring visuals for a wide range of media platforms throughout China for the past 7 years, working mostly on documentaries, advertisements, and feature films.
Nils brings a clean style and clear point of view to his documentary pieces, music videos and promo films. His strong sense of visual storytelling is driven by the fact that he found his way into cinematography and directing through photography.
Nils has shot, directed and edited a number of award-winning music videos, short, feature and documentary films, which have been screened at various international festivals or went viral online. His commercial work includes shooting, directing and editing for high-profile national and international clients such as AirBnB, Burberry, Google, GS Caltex, Hyundai, MIT, Nike, Samsung and Western Union among others.
Starting his dynamic career in The Netherlands, Frank graduated from the esteemed Design Academy Eindhoven in 2005. In a few short years, Frank has developed a unique visual aesthetic and fervent enthusiasm in all of his work.
He began his career as an Art Director in Europe, and then relocated to Tokyo where for 5 years he created films and ads for international powerhouses such as Adidas, Reebok and Heineken. His talents also exposed him to the eclectic world of music videos in Japan and allowed him to travel around the world to cities such as New York, Seoul, Beijing and Hong Kong.
Frank’s work can be described as vibrant & energetic yet surreal and poetic at times. His experience with short and long format as well as his technical expertise allows him to push the boundaries of conventional norms. He is a multi-faceted talent with a keen eye for detail and polished execution. Based in Hong Kong now Frank is currently exploring the internet as a platform to share short stories and ideas combining still photography with animation. These shorts have led to collaborative work with Gucci, Burberry, G-Givenchy, Linda Farrow, Van Cleef & Arpels, Louboutin and Lane Crawford to name but a few.His work is currently crossing over from advertising to fashion show projections
With a true passion for photo reportage and documentary, Victor actually started his career in advertising agencies building iconography for commercial brands in France and the UK. These influences led him to shoot lifestyle & fashion with an elaborate sense of storytelling, always searching for new technical tricks to deliver compelling bespoke visuals to his clients. Victor currently works with brands such as Adidas, Philips and Decathlon.
Alexandre has been covering stories all over the world for the past 9 years. Now based in France, he frequently travels to the Asia Pacific region working on corporate & editorial assignments for the major fortune 500 companies. Naturally attracted by people's stories, his photography is very lively and humanistic . Alex's client list is long : Veolia , Boygues , BASF, Deutsche Bank, Group Safran, Accor amongst others.
Matjaž Tančič (1982) is lens-based artist working mainly on documentary and independent projects between China and Slovenia. His work explores the lines between documentary, portrait and art photography to engage with social and cultural issues. He likes to experiment within the photographic medium and is mainly known for his 3D stereography projects. Tančič holds a BA in photography from the University of the Arts, London.