Presenting artistic Asia – now in motion

Presenting artistic Asia – now in motion

091207_slide01

Having just celebrated its first birthday, local creative agency Asia Motion is about to diversify its avenues of eye candy by adding movement and sound

THE times they have been a-changing for some time now – especially with the emergence of all-singing, all-dancing, multimedia-playing smartphones. Such developments offer media agencies – like locally based Asia Motion, founded by Belgian expat Isabelle Lesser – new creative avenues within which to showcase their work.

The agency will soon augment its services with a documentary department. Its roster of around 11 regular international photographers can thus explore the dynamic and versatile medium of moving images.

“This is the future of photography for us,” says 31-year old Lesser. “It means we can sell packages of photos with video and sometimes a mixture of mediums.

“Sometimes these come as slideshow presentations with audio of interviews playing over the top, and subtitles. With packages like this, you can just drop it into your Web site and present the story within five minutes.”

Asia Motion last Friday marked its first anniversary with a wingding-cum-showcase at Equinox restaurant. The site was decked out with screens and projectors to present photography, a video installation and the work of guest John Vink, from renowned agency Magnum Photos.

Seems things are about to take off for Asia Motion.

{smoothgallery folder=images/stories/news/national/2009/091207/slideshow&width=558&height=430&sort=asc}

MOST VIEWED

  • Negotiations on EBA being held

    In an effort to defuse tensions, a senior government official said Cambodia is negotiating with the European Union (EU) on the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade deal, which allows the Kingdom to export goods to the 28-member bloc tariff-free. The EU notified Cambodia on October 5

  • Ministers to tackle sea pollutants

    Preah Sihanouk provincial authorities and members of local communities have collected 77 tonnes of water hyacinth at a Sihanoukville beach, Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall spokesperson Or Saroeun said. He told The Post yesterday that the aquatic weeds had been floating along some of the province’s

  • Chinese police escort deported scam suspects

    Ninety-one Chinese nationals accused of extorting money from victims in a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) scam were deported from Phnom Penh International Airport on Monday under the escort of 182 Chinese police personnel. General Department of Immigration head of investigations Ouk Hay Seila told reporters

  • Sam Rainsy, government group set to clash at IPU Geneva meet?

    Opposition figure Sam Rainsy has been invited to speak at the General Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Geneva, according to a former Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) lawmaker. A government delegation is also set to attend the meeting, a National Assembly press release