DIRECTOR: SHINING/GAGLIOSTRO COLLABORATION / PRODUCTION COMPANY: STEWART SHINING STUDIO / COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: USA / DURATION: 3'25" / BRAND: MADE IN BRAZIL / MUSIC: MAHLER'S SYMPHONY N.2 MOVEMENT 1 / CAST: ANDRE BONA / DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY: JUSTIN MARQUIS / STYLIST: CHRISTIAN STROBLE / HAIR & MAKEUP: SCOTT MCMAHAN
“The beauty of a moral act depends upon the beauty of its Expression. This is the task of images.” — Jean Genet
Stewart Shining is best known for his fashion and beauty photographs of major celebrities and models. Shining lives and works in New York City where he runs a studio and serves on the Board of Directors of the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation and ACRIA.
Vincent William Gagliostro is a filmmaker, artist and activist. He began his work in film as the art director for Prince videos, including "Kiss", "Diamonds and Pearls" and "Cream". His installation and short film works have been shown internationally. His political graphics join the collections of the Guggenheim, Victor & Albert, Whitney, Metropolitan Museum, NY Public Library archives. He has also written and will direct his debut feature film "After Louie" in 2014.