TK Digital is pleased to present you with a few of our favorite collaborators. We can vouch for the excellence of their work, and we would be happy to put you in touch with them.
CHRIS J. LYTWYN
Chris Lytwyn got his start making music videos, and is now working as a DP on commercials and independent films. He has demonstrated expertise in commercials for everything from soft drinks and beauty products to cars and sports equipment. His commercial for Gatorade won him a Telly award for best director in 2006. He has been profiled in such magazines as Vanity Fair and American Cinematographer, where he was noted for his uncanny ability to stay a step ahead of the latest technologies and techniques. He currently divides his time between LA and New York. Major clients include: Subaru, Gatorade, Oil of Olay, Head & Shoulders, Pepsi, Nike, DKNY, Adidas.
Jacques Steyn began his DP career in the Netherlands and Germany in the early 70s. Steyn originally worked primarily in film. In 1984, he earned the best Director of Photography award from the Deutscher Filmpreis, Germany's highest film honor. In the 90s and 00s, Steyn moved to Hollywood and primarily directed commercial films. Steyn's car commercials are highly recognized worldwide earning him accolades such as the Intermedia Globe Gold Award at the World Media Festival and numerous Golden Ottocars at the International Automotive Film and Multimedia Festival. Past clients include Audi, Alfa Romeo, Buick, Jaguar, Lamborghini, Lexus, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Porsche, and Volvo.
Originally from Tokyo, Teruyuki Takayama came to New York in 1998 to study theater and video production. His self-directed full-length film, "After the After Hour," won the Best Experimental Film Award at the 2001 New York International Film and Video Festival. He founded TK Digital in New York in 2005 and currently divides his time between New York and Tokyo, appearing in or producing projects in both cities. He produced the 2009 short film "The Hirosaki Players," starring Ikko Furuya. He is the president of TK Digital and TK Creatives Tokyo.
As the son of the inventor of the Steadicam, Jonathan Brown has been at home on set since he was a child. After beginning his career as a Steadicam operator, he made his DP debut in the 1990's. Since then he has honed his skills on the set of almost 40 films, including "The Pink Panther," (starring Steve Martin and Beyonce), and "The Family Stone" (starring Sarah Jessica Parker). More recently he has branched out into commercial directing. In 2006 he was featured in the documentary "Cinematographer Style," which focuses on some of the finest DP's from 15 different countries. Major clients include: Heineken, Sprint, Visa, Kia, Kellogg's, Oreo.
Jeffrey Sousa studied film at Columbia University. He is the director of the 2009 short film "The Hirosaki Players," starring Ikko Furuya. He also wrote the award-winning short film "Cigarette Candy." He lives in Brooklyn.