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Project of the Day: ‘The Other Side Of Fashion Week’

Project of the Day: 'The Other Side Of Fashion Week'

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The Other Side Of Fashion Week

Tweetable Logline: Take an intimate look at the lives of a group of obsessive fashion week photographers, driven by love and loneliness season after season.

Elevator Pitch: A film about outsiders: a group of dedicated fashion show attendees you never knew existed – obsessive and eccentric photographers who traipse the streets of New York and Paris to photograph models. Birdwatchers of female beauty driven by love or loneliness, the men featured do not make money from their images, although some have been doing it for a decade. At times both humorous and poignant, the film takes a humanizing look at the lives of the men featured – like Bobby, a retired teacher from Florida: “I closed the door, started coming to Fashion Week, and that’s my passion now.”

Production Team: 
Salome Oggenfuss – Director / Camera
Jurg Spoerry – Producer
Noah Collier – Camera 
Sandra Isacsson – Camera
Sound Mixer – Danny Erdberg

About the film: I always loved films that take place in the Fashion World. Fashion is a good playground for eccentrics, and it’s also a world geared towards the surface level. Inevitably there are some interesting stories beneath that. Through my work as a street scout and photographer, I came to do some work in the fashion industry. I have a lot of respect for the creative and hardworking people in the fashion world, but I am still an outsider looking in. 

Current Status: In production.

For more information and to support this project: Kickstarter Page 

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