April 2018

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Asia Motion Newsletter - April 2018

MARKED: THE GANGS OF BASECO by Veejay Villafranca

Mynila Meets Photographer Veejay Rius Villafranca.

Mynila meets Veejay Villafranca for a very interesting interview about photography and his works
Veejay started out as a staff photographer for national news magazine The Philippines Graphic before venturing into freelancing. He also worked with several international news wire agencies before concentrating on his documentary projects in Asia.

He is the the recipient of the 2008 Ian Parry Scholarship grant for his project on the lives of former gang members in Manila which also garnered him a residency at the Visa Pour l’Image photojournalism festival hosted by Crossing Point residency program in the same year. He was also the first Filipino to be selected for the 2013 Joop Swart Masterclass program.

Vee Jay does editorial assignments as well as working on his long-term projects which tackle issues on the changing Filipino culture and religious practices, displacement due to the drastic change climate/weather patterns and his current exploration of Filipino diaspora through different landscapes across the Philippines.

He has been published globally with his work appearing in The New York Times, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, Bloomberg Businessweek, World Policy Report and has worked with several aid organizations such as Oxfam International, U.N. World Food Program, UNFPA, UNICEF, Greenpeace International amongst others.

He is currently based in Manila, Philippines and works around the Asian Region.

Please check the full interview here: http://www.mynila.com/mynila-meets-photographer-veejay-villafranca/

KAMPOT - JOURNEY TO THE PEPPER | EPISODE 3: KHMER KITCHEN PARTY |DIRECTED BY PABLO CHAVANEL |SECOND CAMERA POLEN LY| DRONE ANTOINE GUIDE

KAMPOT - JOURNEY TO THE PEPPER | LAST EPISODE 3: KHMER KITCHEN PARTY |DIRECTED BY PABLO CHAVANEL |SECOND CAMERA POLEN LY| DRONE ANTOINE GUIDE

Asia Motion Co Production video produced for Hennes' Finest Kampot Pepper in Germany.

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Cambodian Space Project Documentary Trailer

In a Phnom Penh karaoke bar in 2009 Australian musician Julien Poulson hears the extraordinary voice of poor village girl Srey Thy. The result is tempestuous cross-cultural romance and the birth of The Cambodian Space Project, a thrilling musical explosion that wows audiences worldwide with sounds f...

Cambodian Space Project clip 1

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Cambodian Space Project Documentary Trailer by Marc Eberle and Cambodian Space Project clip 1 by Julien Poulson

Srey thy, the lead singer of the Cambodian Space Project, an inspiration and icon for all a generation in Cambodia, will always be in our hearts.
Channthy became internationally renowned as the front woman for the Cambodian Space Project, a band formed in 2009 that has toured around the world and rejuvenated the Cambodian rock ’n’ roll sound of the 1960s.

Cambodian Space Project Documentary Trailer by Marc Eberle
"In a Phnom Penh karaoke bar in 2009 Australian musician Julien Poulson hears the extraordinary voice of poor village girl Srey Thy. The result is tempestuous cross-cultural romance and the birth of The Cambodian Space Project, a thrilling musical explosion that wows audiences worldwide with sounds from the 1960s and '70s golden age of Cambodian rock. Filmed over five years this intimate documentary tells the story of performers whose struggle to overcome poverty, trauma and obscurity has never been easy.

Cambodia Space Project clip 1 by Julien Poulson
The first Cambodian Space Project video clip produced by Julien Poulson in 2009

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