Creativesilver is a team of filmmakers, multimedia artists, photographers and contents creators who are focused on collaboration and unique ideas.
Producer and Director
Kijin Jang is a filmmaker and a multimedia artist working in the medium of moving images. Kijin was born in Korea, then moved to Japan, and is now based in New York City, many different cultural values coexist within him.
He graduated from Toho Film Academy and Mejiro University in Tokyo, Japan while studying film and media. He recently earned his MFA Photo, Video, and Related Media degree at School of Visual Arts in New York City.
He worked for four years as a producer at KBS (Korea Broadcasting System) in Tokyo, one of the biggest South Korean television networks in Japan. He has created various promotional videos and commercial content as a director and producer in the United States. As an artist in the private sector, he focuses on making an experimental film and video art that represents a reality with a familiar realm of psychological experience and inner belief.
His current film, The Astronomical, Astrological and Mythological, has been selected by several International film festivals such as the Montecatini Film Festival in Italy, as well as festivals in Lisbon, New York, and Hollywood. His work was also featured in Alice Magazine in 2016 and the 2017 Millennium Film Journal, which is the oldest avant-garde film magazine.
Using his skills as a cinematographer, artist Kong Weizitong takes advantage of his knowledge of light to constantly change the way people look at photography and push the limits of the image.
Studio Visit: Kong Weizitong
With a degree in cultural anthropology, Ellen Silverman has an innate curiosity about people and their environments which is evident in her passion for shooting food, spaces and places, with and without people, both in the States and around the world.
Armed with an elegant and organized eye, Ellen works in a collaborative manner with a high degree of professionalism and patience.
This is especially apparent in her photo expose, Spare Beauty ~The Cuban Kitchen, which portrays a series of photographs shot in and around Havana in the last few years. These images were shown at the Umbrella Gallery in New York and were featured on the NPR website as well as in Saveur Magazine.
Currently, Ellen is working on a cookbook project she conceived of that tells the story of Cuban food through interviews and recipes both recovered and reinterpreted with home cooks both in Cuba, Miami and NY. Cuban/American food writer Ana Pelaez is collaborating on the book with her. The Cuban Table will be published in Fall 2014 by St. Martins Press.
Along with her many cookbooks, a sampling of Ellen's clients include: Chobani, Campbells, Fancy Feast, LaCucina Italia, Sweet Paul and Villeroy & Boch.
Specialties: food, still life, interior and travel
Motion Graphic Designer
Lulu Jiang is a Beijing born NYC based digital and motion graphics artist, who completed an MFA in Computer Arts with a concentration in Motion Graphics from the School of Visual Arts in New York in 2016 and her BFA in Animation from Renmin University of China in 2014.
Lulu has worked in a variety of positions in the digital design field, including creating original creative content for NBC News(2017); designing and animating daily content for Hearst, one of the largest diversified communications companies in the world (2016); assisting with motion graphics for the Webby Award-winning YouTube channel Vsauce in New York (2015); making graphic design for the Beijing-based G2S Creative Studios (2014); She has received numerous awards and her short film got official selected innumerous film festival , including a Semifinalist of Adobe Design Achievement Awards; and Monmouth Film Festival Official Selections.
Lulu likes to aim high and live on the edge, while never forfeiting her professional standards. Her website is www.lulujiang.com
Born and raised in Toronto, Lazar started acting from age three in various commercials, TV, theatre and radio projects. This sparked his interest in film and evolved as he started to gravitate to behind the scenes work.
He is a graduate of New York University - Tisch School of the Arts where he studied Film and TV Production with a focus on directing.
Lazar’s first short film aired on Roger’s TV in Toronto. Marvin, his second short film, was accepted into nine film festivals winning three awards. His third short film The Spotter, played at eleven film festivals, while his most recent film Father and Son completed a successful festival run, premiering online on Film Shortage.
Currently, Lazar is doing commercial work, developing two feature films and has recently released the comedic web series Grosse Misconduct.
MItchell Lazar works
Anders Jones is an artist, designer and photographer based in New York City. He received a BA in Textile Surface Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology and an MFA in Photography and Video Related Media from the School of Visual Arts. Anders has maintained a practice as a textile designer for over a decade and has worked on fine art related projects for artists such as Louise Bourgeois, Merce Cunningham, El Anatsui and Jeff Koons, as well as custom textile designs for numerous luxury brands. Early in his career, as a music photographer, Anders produced commercial work for clients including Sony Records, RCA Records and Fairchild Publications among others. Anders' fine art photography has been published in BLACK: A Celebration of Culture by Deborah Willis, and has been featured in exhibitions at White Box, Welancora Gallery, and Five Myles Gallery, where he had a solo exhibition. Most recently, Anders' art practice has expanded to include sculpture and video.
Sound Production Partner
Anthony Galindo lives in New York City. A multi-instrumentalist, Anthony is a guitar ace, producer, songwriter and mixing engineer. He is the lead singer for his latin music group Nenes Con Estylo and has produced and engineered countless commercials and jingles for La Mega 97.9 FM. He was the studio manager at EMW Music Group producing, mixing and developing artists before pursuing his own freelance career. Anthony is also the co-host of the We Are The B-Side Podcast.