Archive: Insights

Jake Loonan – Self-Shooting, Ring Lights and iPhones

Interview with Jake Loonan, Chimney/North America Jake is a native New Yorker who started his career representing legendary director Bob Giraldi and his production company Giraldi Media. Responsible for all U.S. sales and business development, Jake was able to build the roster from a one director shop to an award-winning roster of 13+ directors. With... View Article

Project Room – Music, Homegrown talent and loti

Watch Jasmyn's exclusive interview with the team at Project Room Project Room is a film creative hub based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Founded in 2013, the team collectively brings 20 years of experience to the table in a wide range of film production, from TV Commercials, Reality TV and Music Videos. In this interview, Jasmyn... View Article

Amirah Tajdin: Navigating as a Female Director

Chimney APAC Head Producer Jasmyn Asvat speaks to top industry experts in our new series, "Production Line" WATCH Jasmyn's exclusive interview with Kenyan director Amirah Tajdin. Amirah is a Sundance Institute fellow and the first Kenyan director to be selected for both the Screenwriters Labs (Utah, 2017) and Director’s Lab (Utah, 2018) for her feature... View Article

Gustav Garhammar: remote production in times of Covid

Chimney APAC Head Producer Jasmyn Asvat speaks to top industry experts in our new series, "Production Line" Production Line is a casual chat with production crew, producers and directors around the world to discover how they are managing these trying times. They share expert advice, inspire and give insight on new ways to work, or... View Article

Aaron Platt: remote directing in times of Covid

Chimney APAC Head Producer Jasmyn Asvat speaks to top industry experts in our new series, "Production Line" Production Line is a casual chat with production crew, producers and directors around the world to discover how they are managing these trying times. They share advice, inspire and give insight on new ways to work, or sometimes... View Article

Stop the Madness!

INFLUENCER: Chimney's Henric Larsson says it's time to address the giant elephant in the room and stop patting ourselves on the back The pitch goes like this: “In these unprecedented times remote production is the order of the day. At Blah Blah, we’ve adapted to a new way of working to deliver for our clients.... View Article

Reduce, reuse and recycle: how marketers can survive covid-19

Before Covid-19, this was already the biggest challenge for marketers. It almost feels like our reckoning came early. We had the rug pulled out from under our feet in a way that no one could have predicted and for the majority of us in the marketing industry, the last few weeks have us in a... View Article

Editor Glenn Conte on unlocking inspiration

From Disney to Discography: Editor Glenn Conte On Unlocking Inspiration Glenn Conte, head of editorial at Chimney NY, reveals what’s exciting and inspiring him at the moment As an award-winning editor, Glenn Conte is no stranger to new challenges and joining Chimney NY as head of editorial in February this year was just the creative... View Article

Think Twice Before Saying No To Your Clients

One of the most common mistakes people make when running a small business is saying no to a client. It could be the last conversation you ever have with them if you're not careful. Repeat business is never guaranteed, but it is an essential part of any pipeline when trying to build revenue streams. No matter... View Article