Joseph Valentino Palau has been working in the entertainment industry for many years, as production assistant, assistant Director, Director and Producer. The American native has worked in Los Angeles, New York, and Denmark. He has a BA in Entiertianment business from Full Sail University, two certificates in Film making, and is currently finishing his Masters in Film and Media at Copenhagen University. Joseph has founded Through The Eye Productions in Denmark. The company has produced a 18 episode web series titled Perfect Pair. They currently have several projects in development from short films to features. He is also a screenwriter, director , and producer for more projects in which you can find on IMDB. Click here for a link where you can hear Joseph talk about Perfect Pair and the growing web series trend. (Danish/English) Joseph has founded the 1st annual Copenhagen Web Fest to shed light on all the inspiring and innovative projects designed for new platforms.
Regina Mosch is a documentary and experimental filmmaker originally from Germany but at home in a variety of places that have influenced her creative products in many ways. After her BA in Film & Media in Stirling (Scotland) and an exchange semester at UMass, Amherst (USA), she now lives in Copenhagen pursuing an MA in Film & Media Studies. With New York based production designer Simon Schabert, she co-founded the artists’ collective NoMilk NoSugar that takes on experimental film and theatre productions. ‘Schwarzer Kaffee‘, shot in Stuttgart (Germany), won ‘Best Experimental Film‘ at the Underground Short Film Festival, Cork (Ireland) and was screened at the International Film Festival Pune, India. Their most recent production ‘What To Do With Life‘ is an experimental documentary about young artists in New York City and was in the official selection of the Monthly International Festival in Copenhagen. Other works include short documentaries (‘Seeing the World Again’, 2015; ‘Change and Growth and Stirling University’, 2016), narrative shorts (‘Of Humans and Nature’, 2016; ‘Bullets’, 2015) as well a number of radio drama / documentary productions.Together with Joseph Palau, she worked on the web series Perfect Pair as Assistant Director and will produce a feature film in spring 2017.
Martin Møller Kloock is MA student in Film & Media Studies at Copenhagen University. He lived all of his life in Aarhus, before moving to Copenhagen last fall, and meeting the team on the set of Perfect Pair. Martin has an education as a multimedia designer and a BA in Media Studies from University of Southern Denmark. Martin has worked as a volunteer at several convention and festivals. He was part of the event team of SVScon, a convention for Japanese popculture, from 2011 to 2015, creating and organizing events for kids, teenagers and young adults. Besides that he was a volunteer at CPH:PIX 2016, wardrobe coordinator at Copenhagen Comics 2017 and production assistant on Perfect Pair.
Yasmin Lawson has been a part of the film industry in Atlanta and Los Angeles since 2013, first as a background actress and online magazine host and most recently as a production assistant, production manager’s assistant and second assistant director. She has worked on several series including Tastemade, Funny or Die, America’s Next Top Model Season 24 and Pensole. Her undergrad is a bachelor’s of science in public policy with a focus on sustainable city planning and a minor in environmental science, which she received in her home city of Atlanta, and she is currently pursuing a master’s of science in social entrepreneurship and management in Denmark. Yasmin specializes in sustainability and is working towards producing videos and photo journals about environmental and social issues and solutions around the world.
Lucien Noe is an award winning Filmmaker originally from Germany, who has worked with many Film productions as 1st AD, Project / Unit Manager for Advertisement Agencies, creating Television and Web ads. In his free time, he worked on creating his own body of work and gained a strong interest for socially conscious filmmaking. After his first Documentary "Under the Bridge" a film highlighting poverty in Singapore (2010), he followed up with his feature documentary "Beyond Strength", a film about neglected children of the streets in the capitol of the Philippines; winning him 2 times an Award of Merit in 2016. He joined a group called "Free The Slaves" in Los Angeles as a Junior Producer, highlighting inspiring people in mini films (Vignettes), which were featured at the annual Freedome Awards in 2011. He recently moved to Copenhagen and is now working together with the Cph Webfest team.
Preston Drake-Hillyard is a talented photographer, journalist and cinematographer working out of Copenhagen. Born in Hawaii, Preston moved to Denmark with his family as a teen. Preston returned to the United States to work as an Associated Press photographer before studying at Humboldt State University among the redwood trees of northern California. Preston has since worked as a photojournalist in disaster zones, as well as an accomplished studio photographer. He’s now branched into numerous film projects including music videos, television commercials and short documentaries. Projects include: Director, DP, Camera Operator of Clean, Simple, Local: Stedsans in the Woods a Documentary; Photographer/Videographer, Retoucher and Photo Assistant at Line Falck Studio; DP for Perfect Pair (Web series); DP, Camera Operator: Sæason - Marketing videos for social media; Photographer Roskilde Festival Communications; Styling assistant Stryhns Leverpostej TV commercials