MANOEUVRES – DIRECTED BY DOMINIQUE PALOMBO

MANOEUVRES (3:22)
Directed by Dominique Palombo
Featuring dancers Frankie Gordils, Felix Burgos, Valentine Norton, Jason Santana and Jeremiah Haynes
Styling by Jacqueline Azria-Palombo
Stylist assistant Tracy Cyprow
Hair by Yoichi Tomizawa
Makeup by Kim Weber
Cinematography & editing by Dominique Palombo
Music by Circlesquare
Camera crew: Dominique Palombo & Mikko Timonen
1st camera assistant Tom Donitelli
2nd camera assistant Ezra Peace
Grip/electric: Rick Cuminello
Produced by: DANCELEN(D)S, Inc.
Producers: Jennifer Madison & Ethan Pisz
Associate Producer: Rebecca Teitel
Artistic Director: Valentine Norton and assistant Chavie Fishof
SYNOPSIS:
Manoeuvres (3:22) created by Dominique Palombo, features dancers Frankie Gorils, Felix Burgos, Valentine Norton, Jason Santana and Jeremiah Haynes. The performance inspired fashion film presents surreal and dynamic movement evoking interacting machinery, set against the urban environment of New York. Styling by Jacqueline Azria-Palombo with hair by Yoichi Tomizawa and makeup by Kim Weber. Cinematography by Domique Palombo with music by Circlesquare.

CONTRIBUTOR BIOS:
Dominique Palombo
www.dominiquepalombo.com

The current push in the industry towards motion is one that has thoroughly fascinated Dominique. Directing, DP, are not so unfamiliar from the still world, but it is the ability to edit that has proved to be his most powerful and surprising tool. Learning that it shapes the viewing experience to such an extent that it has more to do with his films being great or terrible, than most people realize. Along with that, Donimique has had the opportunity to work with dancers in his recent projects and it has opened his mind to new ways of seeing movement and discovering how riveting it can be. The originality of movement can make someone beautiful and compelling, and the opposite is true as well.
Although born in France Dominique has spent most of his life in the US. Currently based between Paris and New York. Dominique was awarded “Best Picture” for “MOVE” at La Jolla fashion Film Festival 2011.

Frankie Gordils
www.nyc.blocagency.com/talent/dance/frankie-gordils
Felix Burgos
www.nyc.blocagency.com/talent/dance/felix-burgos
Valentine Norton
www.nyc.blocagency.com/talent/dance/valentine-norton
Jason Santana
www.nyc.blocagency.com/talent/dance/jason-santana
Jeremiah Haynes
www.myspace.com/blu3daemperur
Jacqueline Azria-Palombo
www.jacquelineazriapalombo.com/
Originally from Paris where Jacqueline started as a stylist, she has been living in New York for over 10 years. Most recently the Creative Director of CosmoGIRL. She has been also freelancing for other publications such as City, Doing Bird, Diva, …as well as advertising work.
Working with clothes is a beautiful thing, a stunning designer piece or the perfect simple boy’s blazer. She loves mixing and finding that perfect balance, a skill that is probably what she is most recognized for. Finding the challenge of using affordable pieces to produce a very high quality look extremely rewarding. No matter how simple the clothes are, a woman can always look stylish, sophisticated and have an edge. Looking expensive or cheap has nothing to do with the actual price tag. “Avoir du chien” is what matters…
Another side of my work has involved working with celebrities. From Justin Timberlake to Taylor Swift, via Natalie Portman and Robert Pattinson… Trying to push for more of an editorial look is always the goal while staying true to the image that the person needs to project, a balancing act. Overall, to create an image, a style demands not only a strong vision, but also to be very consistent so the result has the most impact. Having high standards even in the smallest details will always show and shine in the end.

Yoichi Tomizawa
www.seemanagement.com/artists/yoichi-tomizawa.html
Hairstylist Yoichi Tomizawa hails originally from Tokyo, Japan but his passion for hairstyling has led him around the world. Trained at the Vidal Sassoon Academy, Yoichi has worked and studied in such varied locales as Manchester, England, Toronto and Milan. He has also served as an instructor and opening member of the famed Toni & Guy salon in Milan. Unsatisfied with the salon world, Yoichi slowly transitioned into the realm of freelance hairstyling where his talent and technique caught the eye of his eventual mentor, master stylist Eugene Soulemain.
Yoichi’s extensive training and undeniable skill have since won him his own following of the industry’s best and brightest including Catherine Malandrino, Victor Demarchelier and Diego Uchitel to name a few. Yoichi’s infectious personality, enthusiasm, passion and talent continue to impress the clients, photographers and colleagues lucky enough to have him on their team.
Yoichi is based in New York City.

Kim Weber
www.kimweber.com/
Kim Weber is a NYC based Makeup Artist. A former fashion designer, Kim turned her artistic talents towards makeup artistry in the mid-1990’s.
Some of her clients include: Avon, A&E, Bride’s, Boho, Intermix, Pond’s, Jane Cosmetics, Kult, Lucky, Ocean Drive, Essence,The Gloss, BUST, WWD and numerous others. She is also an ambassador for Ellis Faas.
In her spare time she can be found attending old school hip hop shows, perusing libraries and museums and searching for the perfect cheese plate to pair with her other hobby of discovering new wines.

Circlesquare
www.myspace.com/circlesquare

Mikko Timonen
www.mikkodp.com

Jennifer Madison
www.dancelends.org
Founding President and Artistic Director of DANCELEN(D)S, Inc.
Jennifer began her professional dance career at age 16 in Off-Broadway musical The Children and went on to graduate with a B.A. in journalism and French studies from New York University. She has most recently performed for CBS Radio, Arrojo Studios, The QAS, Bernier Dance Company, and choreographer Jordana Toback. She has written about dance, entertainment and fashion for outlets including: MailOnline.com, iMDB.com, Yahoo!, CBS Radio, CanWest and HBO News, among others. Her inspired career path also includes headline-making production work around the world that has raised over $4 million for charity, including Naomi Campbell’s Fashion for Relief and NEON Moscow productions.

Ethan Pisz
www.dancelends.org
Ethan is a graduate of Full Sail University’s film and video production program and has over eight years of producing and shooting experience. His TV credits include the Emmy Award-winning True Life series, MTV’s Teen Mom, TLC’s Life Chronicles and VH1’s Hogan Knows Best, among many others.
Director of Cinema at DANCELEN(D)S, Inc.

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