Category Archives: video

Kwaku Alston photographs Oscar-nominated director Ava DuVernay for the cover of Essence magazine

 

Jimmy Chin codirects, and stars in, “Opposite Worlds” commercial for Chase

McGarryBowen and JPMorgan Chase recently commissioned Jimmy Chin to direct and star in a commercial for the Chase Mobil app. From the official description: “His photography might make it look like relaxing, but Jimmy Chin works tirelessly to get the perfect shot. And with the Chase Mobile ® app, he can deposit his hard earned […]

Steven Lippman shoots campaign for season three of Showtime’s “The Affair.” Plus: Go behind the scenes

Steven Lippman has shot the campaigns for the Showtime drama The Affair—which stars Ruth Wilson, Dominic West, Maura Tierney, and Joshua Jackson—since the series premiered three years ago, including the moody, mysterious press kit that visually expressed the tone and feel of the show. And we’re thrilled to now share with you the key art, […]

Video interview: Photographer/director/creative director Matthew Rolston featured in Art Center’s Change/Makers series

In a new video interview, Matthew Rolston neatly encapsulates how he got his start: The first time he was published was a portrait of Steven Spielberg for Interview magazine. His second client: Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone. Third client: Michael Jackson. And fourth: Harper’s Bazaar. “I literally cold-called and went in there and showed my […]

Nino Muñoz shoots key art and publicity images for Barbara Kopple’s documentary about transgender YouTube beauty star Gigi Gorgeous

Premiering today at the Sundance Film Festival, This Is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous “portrays the journey of Gigi Lazzarato, who began life as Gregory Lazzarato and posted beauty and fashion videos to YouTube from her bedroom before coming out as a transgender female to an audience of millions,” reports Variety. “She currently has more than 2.1 […]

Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen introduces a limited-edition diver’s watch inspired by the dramatic shark photography of Michael Muller

At a private event at its boutique on Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles last week, IWC Schaffhausen, maker of high-end timepieces, celebrated a special edition of its iconic Aquatimer diver’s watch inspired by the dramatic shark photography of Michael Muller. The Aquatimer Chronograph Edition “Sharks”—only 500 of which were produced—features a hammerhead shark engraving on […]

Nadav Kander photographs Donald Trump, Time magazine’s 2016 Person of the Year

Time magazine this morning announced that Donald Trump is its 2016 Person of the Year, noting that the title is meant to acknowledge “the individual who has had the most influence on events, for better or worse,” says editor Nancy Gibbs. Coming in second place was Hillary Clinton, “who is on track to win the […]

Premiering tonight at 8 PM on HBO: “The Trans List,” Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ highly anticipated new documentary

In The Trans List, acclaimed director and photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders shines a light on prominent members of the transgender community. Featuring such outspoken subjects as Kylar Broadus, Caroline Cossey, Amos Mac, Bamby Salcedo, Buck Angel, Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, Nicole Maines, Shane Ortega, Caitlyn Jenner, Alok Vaid-Menon, and Laverne Cox, the film profiles a diverse group […]

Art Streiber re-creates a famous 1968 “family portrait” of LA artists, designers, filmmakers, and architects for the December issue of Vanity Fair

In 1968, 38 notable artists, designers, filmmakers, architects, and other creatives gathered on the steps of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a “family portrait.” The group represented “what was then a fledgling artists’ community at a museum that had opened a mere three years earlier,” writes Vanity Fair in its December issue, […]

In the new McDonald’s McCafe campaign shot by Jason Hindley, painted hands represent creatures from the rain forests where the coffee beans are sourced