Jennifer Thym, Writer, Director & Producer
For as long as she can remember, Jennifer Thym has been fascinated with beautiful films, complicated novels and epic comics and manga. She is happy to now have the opportunity to bring some of her own strange stories to life through her film company, RockGinger. Follow Jen's journey on Twitter.
Sommer Nguyen, Location Manager & Producer
Sommer loves the process of storytelling, and working with talented people who have the relentless goal to entertain a diverse audience for as long as film making exists. Hence, Sommertime Productions is a small company that works on being a part of visually innovative, grand, conceptual stories which, as a result, will encourage the audience to watch it again. LUMINA will open your minds cinematically, and the story will open your hearts to the impossible.
Billy Lau, Assistant Director
Raised and educated in Toronto and currently living and working in Hong Kong, Billy Lau is part of the New Canadian Wave in Asia. He has worked as an assistant director and art director on numerous films and music videos in Canada and HK and is working on writing and producing his own films and documentaries. Billy is particularly partial to rice and also enjoys teaching students about film. Read more on www.primordialproductions.ca.
XiaoSu Han, Director of Photography
XiaoSu Han is a cinematographer and a photographer based in Vienna, Austria, and has worked on both short and feature films, commercials and music videos around the world. Check out his work on www.stilfabrik.at.
Andreas Thalhammer, Director of Photography
Andreas Thalhammer is a cinematographer based in Vienna, Austria, and has worked on short and feature films, commercials and music videos globally. To read more about Andreas, please go to www.stilfabrik.at.
Alexander Pueringer, 1st Assistant Camera
Based in Vienna, Austria, Alexander Pueringer works on films and commercials around the world.
Wain Yee, DIT and 2nd Assistant Camera
Born and raised in Hong Kong and educated at Carleton College in the US, Wain Yee is a freelance media producer and videographer. He has worked on music videos, live music and media shows, short films and documentaries in Hong Kong and in the US. Wain is also Director of the Hong Kong Underground Music Channel and an avid blacksmith. You can see Wain's portfolio on www.waineee.com and on www.youtube.com/undergroundhk.
Hannes Schindler, Gaffer
Based in Munich, Germany, Hannes Schindler has worked as a gaffer on feature films around the world.
Bettina Enigl, Editor and Set PhotographerBased in Vienna, Austria, Bettina Enigl works as a photographer and film editor around the world. To read more about Bettina, please go to http://bettina.stilfabrik.at/.
Megan Olinger, ColoristSprouting from the Midwest of the United States, Megan Olinger is a cinematographer and colorist. From Chicago to Dallas to China, Meg has worked on feature films and commercials. She currently lives in Hong Kong and feels fortunate to have many places to call home. Meg is inspired by the cinematic moments in every day life. “Photographically capturing the instant when the back story is understood, the future is inferred, and the audience is made conscious of the weave of individual, yet connected, narratives unfolding simultaneously, is the moment storytelling becomes captivating."
Suki Lui, Art Director & Wardrobe
Suki Lui is an Art Director in Hong Kong, working on TVC's and films. Explore Suki's art porfolio at www.ripples-of-heart.com.
Hiromi Nakashima, Make Up
Born and raised in Japan, Hiromi Nakashima went to study professional make up in Hollywood, Los Angeles and Japan. Her areas of expertise include magazine, television, commercials, music videos, films and private clienteles.
Max Lam, Make Up
Max Lam is a freelance make up artist, wardrobe stylist, and event organizer. He has worked for TVC's, films, catalogues, runway shows and other events. Check out his portfolio on www.iammax.net.
Ben Robinson, Composer and Sound Designer
Raised in Britain, Ben studied percussion and piano until he decided to give up formal training and take to the road with various jazz and rock outfits. Since moving to Hong Kong in 2003, he has composed and designed sound for over 50 theatre and film projects. He is currently working on a multitude of projects ranging from screen-writing to concept art. http://benrobinson.posterous.com.
Lai Fai, Dialogue Editor
Fai has worked in audio post-production for the past six years in Hong Kong. His films include Mad Detective, Triangle (Johnny To), Dumping (Fruit Chan), New Police Story (Benny Chan), Eye In The Sky (YauNaiHoi) and many more. Fai is also an undergound music event promotor, music producer and DJ. www.myspace.com/heavyhongkong.
Eric Lau, Sound
Eric Lau works for Beez Square Productions in Hong Kong and is a professional soundman and film and video editor.
Lam Yuet Wo, Sound
Lam Yuet Wo works for Beez Square Productions in Hong Kong and is a professional soundman.
Boris Steiner, Intro Title Design
Based in Vienna, Austria, Boris Steiner works on films, commercials, architectural visual art, and installations around the world. See his portfolio on www.explicit-architecture.com.
Tina Tang, Production Assistant
Still a full time student, Tina Tang has worked as an assistant stage manager for dramas and as a production assistant on the short film Somebody to Love and on LUMINA.
Nancy Ng, Production Assistant
Nancy is taking time out from the investment banking industry and thanks Jen for this unique opportunity. In addition to participating in interesting projects like LUMINA, she keeps active with international outrigger canoe races, hiking and travel.
Lin Chu, Graphic Designer for the LUMINA T-shirts
Based in Hong Kong, but born and raised in Australia, Lin is a graphic designer and illustrator who has worked in advertising, publishing and events. Check out her portfolio on www.neonsmudge.com.
Additional thanks to:
Yick Wong, PreProduction Manager
Edy Huang, Assistant PreProduction Manager
Winnie Cheng, Production Assistant