The crew

  

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DAMIAN KWASNIK
EDITOR / CINEMATOGRAPHER / COLOURIST

Damien is an experienced producer, editor, director and cameraman from Lodz, Poland. Before coming to London he worked ToyaTV, Lodz and PolsatTV, Lodz. He has worked for various TV stations in the UK, including Press TV as an editor, animator and cameraman. He has worked on all formats of TV and film production, including docos, short movies, animation and commercials. He was one of the cameramen on Stonedog’s epic Joji Hirota video and documentary. His portfolio includes the Polish edition of Deal or No Deal, Londoners, London Fashion Week, and Come Dine With Me (Iranian version).  His future projects include directing a feature based on a Polish literary masterpiece.

 

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MAX MALLEN
CINEMATOGRAPHER / ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Max is a versatile film director, with exceptional cinematographical flair and know-how. He is the founder of Font Row Pictures, and he has collaborated with Stonedog on many keynote projects, notably ‘Kirsty MacCall 10.10.10’, and  the feature, ‘Salamander’. He has worked with a wide range of corporate and media clients including Google, Microsoft, Techcrunch, Cisco, EE, Gumball Rally, Courvoisier, Yell, Network Rail, Shell, Vidal Sasson, Mercedes Benz and Channel 4. Max has an MA in screen directing from london univeristy of arts and a BA in filmmaking. His awards include a nomination for the Royal TV Association Best Documentary and a Bafta for best short film.

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MARCO IAVARONE
SOUND RECORDIST

Marco Iavarone is a Sound Recordist, Sound Designer and Musician born in Rome 1977. Moved to London in 2001 and has trained intensively on various sound roles after finishing a Music Technology Degree at Thames Valley University. In 2006, he worked as a Sound Assistant at Clear Cut Pictures Post-Production facility, mixing, editing and dubbing for TV, using Pro-tools systems. He was one of the soundmen on the epic Joji Hirota video shoot at Proud Camden, and on the documentary Hornsleth: Product of Love. His passion for Film and TV finally took a definite turn in 2007 when he started working as a Freelance Sound Recordist/Designer with Nikos Nikolalaios (also a Stonedogger). His work includes Una mattina di Dicembre, a documentary on the 1985 terrorist attack at Fiumicino airport in Rome.

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NIKOS NIKOLALAIOS
SOUND RECORDIST

Nikos Nikolalaios is a sound recordist, sound designer, music producer and musician born in Athens.  From a really young age he was fascinated by music, especially by percussive instruments and poly-rhythms. As his passion evolved, he became not only captivated by music, but from the sonorous world around us.  His most important works include: Director Jack Davies’ feature film Eve, the documentary 145 the film from Peracals Productions, Director Mel Melcer’s short film Guns (with Mikolaj Jaroszewicz as DOP), Italian documentary Una mattina di Dicembre for GA&A Productions in collaboration with RAI Channel . Kiko’s collaboration with Stonedog started in 2009 and he is one of the sound recordist of the Joji Hirota Music Video, and on the documentary Hornsleth: Product of Love.

 

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SCOTT MARSHALL
RE-RECORDING MIXER / SOUND DESIGNER

Scott is Creative Director / Lead sound Designer and Mixer for Bamsound London. His experience is broad, ranging from Long form documentary such as ‘Dispatches’ and ‘Unreported World’ right through to high profile Commercials and film Work. His portfolio includes ‘The Patrol’, Tom Petch’s acclaimed documentary on the losing struggle between British troops and an unseen enemy, in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province; ‘In no Great Hurry: 13 Lessons in Life with Saul Leiter’, a feature documentary on  acclaimed photographer Saul Leiter. A graduate of The Arts Institute at Bournemouth,  Scott’s specialties are Mixing from Stereo through to 5.1 in SD and HD formats. Dolby E and Dolby 7.1 EX for cinema.

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CONRAD PETERS
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER

Conrad is an actor, producer and trainer. Having had a successful career at a major UK bank for over twenty years, Conrad took voluntary redundancy in 2001 to run his own training and development consultancy. Noted for his powerful and consummate acting skills, Conrad has played in numerous films, notably as Conrad Murray (Physician) in Renegade Pictures’ Michael Jackson Reconstruction documentary; as Khaled (Bodyguard), in Mathew Hope’s feature, The Veteran; and as  Orfeo in Ishmael Annobil’s demanding surreal feature, ‘Salamander’, which Ishmael had written expressly for him. He has also co-executive produced some of Stonedog’s major productions, including ‘Salamander Walks’,

OTHER CREW

CAMERA : ED HANBURY + JEFF GARDNER (OPTASIA PRODUCTIONS) + HOSSEIN TARAZ

INTERN/ASSISTANT EDITOR : SILVIA BIAGIONI

PHOTOGRAPHER : NANA YAA ANNOBIL

LOGISTICS : KEVIN ADAMSON