Chocolate Cake Productions in Cape Town with Ben Skye

Dear Shaded Viewers,

I thought that you might want to know about a hybrid new media company dealing with fashion photography-motion graphics-film-music (DJ+ sound design) and book publishing. Mr. Chocolate Cake aka Ben Skye has spent most of his life in L.A. and London and is now based in Cape Town with links with the worlds leading visual effects company’s in Hollywood and Europe, including very lovely indie music labels and fun time spaces in the Japanese world.


Ben Skye of Chocolate Cake Productions is now working on the Vanity Project

In production:
The Icon project (1993-2005)
developed and researched in L.A. London and Cape Town

new genre: esoteric meets Tokyo-cowboy flick meets anime meets romeo and Juliet on speed.

Imagine: Fight Club meets Le Grand Bleu meets House of Flying Daggers

mind mandala: a code linked to an ancient lost science, is out imaged via the Icon Visionaire, the 24 month media cycle creates the first ever 21st century hero-glyph, the sound harmonic takes One into the future -wave


Ben Skye – out of work model turned actor turned director

Coming soon and live to a mobile and cinema screen its all within cellular reach.

2nd in production:

the launch of our publication , called ,
launching shortly
the first of 5 books
with a french-Japanese holographic twist- ooh la la !!
le roman du moment – coming soon avec art-design-photo-musings and la chanson
karma? oui + le emergeance d’leau

Ben Skye is going to be  our new Shaded correspondent from Cape Town.

Later, Diane

Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.