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Adil Oliver Sharif

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Adil Oliver Sharif

creativeUnited Kingdom
About me
What one will find inside my head are several roads that have been built by people who have inspired me. I enjoy capturing stories using a variety of mixed-media including; design, graphics, photography, film, video, illustrations, typography, painting, sketching, video editing, writing and experimental collaborations.. these are areas that fuel me to document and share not only my unique feelings and thoughts but those of others. I have ears for various world music, reading a collection of books and keeping a healthy mind, body and spirit. I believe that we should show respect to those who have lived a life. Every life lived is a story worth sharing and documenting. The way different people think and act in this unique world and environment I find extremely fascinating. I love being inspired by all that this beautiful planet has to offer and showing the respect it deserves. Everyone should be willing to learn with an open mind and to embrace change the one constant in our lives. We must also live, love, laugh and focus on what really makes each of us happy. Every beautiful day is one in which to learn something new and to share that knowledge with new friends and unique individuals.
Projects
  • LIVINGI'm creating a new online documentary series based on living and I would love to build a team of creatives for the first series of documentaries. Most of the interviews are already shot so now looking for some B-rolls and narrative type shots to help with the storytelling. Looking for other volunteer videographers, editors, colorists, music composers and anyone who would be interested to help launch this deeply fascinating project. Get in touch via here and let's talk.
  • Artists InterviewsA series of interviews that I shot in 1998 / 1999 and I'm looking at bringing them back to life via animation and some interesting typographic illustrations etc.
  • Telixia InicoI'm working with this talented individual creating a series of films, photos and behind the scenes footage of the development of her narrative with other organisations. This particular photo was artwork for Apple. I created an advert for the 8th March 2019 where she was giving a talk, performance and workshop on International Womens Day. Telixia Inico is a spoken word poet, author, entrepreneur and activist. She's created several projects aimed at hard-to-reach young people and has advised leadi
  • OSH - My Yè Is Different (Acoustic)Osh Acoustic session recorded at Livingston. This version is the acoustic recording of his hit track 'My Yè Is Different' from WithoutMe Records
  • Westland PlaceShort promo video for actress, choreographer, dancer, movement director and stunt performer Laura Parijs
  • Budweiser: Made For Musicb2b video for Budweiser
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Projects credited in
  • HLA open day animationThis is the animation I made for the Healthcare Leadership Academy. Presented and screened for the open day of the Academy on the 5th and 6th December 20. Poet: Sheikn Mohammed Moeen Uddin Video and Photo: Adil Oliver Sharif
Work history
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    Head of ProductionVopulus Ltd
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Videography and editing content for a new medical tech start-up. In the role of Head of Imaging and Production, I'm responsible for; creation and managing of equipment, images, content preparation and post-production, filming, client liaison, briefing, idea generation of illustrations, photography, and scheduling. Also taken on the new role of Chief Cultural Officer. I have the responsibility to ensure recruitment, on-boarding, training, customer service and storytelling all to reinforce Vopulus and Medics.Academy's culture. The overall objective is to grow a culture that embraces a fast learning and continuously improving organization that will enhance our competitiveness and profit. The position is also created to know everything about our key accounts, to connect with them, and to share their needs with the rest of the company.
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    Content CreatorGIA London
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Art Direction with fashion brand GIA London, developing new re-launch whilst also taking photos and creating video shoots in both the UK and abroad.
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Skills
  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Print Design
  • Art Direction
  • Multi-platform Content
  • Music Videos
  • Drawing
  • Editing
  • Multi-media Artist
  • Design
  • Documentaries
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop
  • Concepts
  • Making of
  • Art
  • 2D Design
  • 2D Artist
  • Photography
  • Digital Photograhy
  • 35mm Photography
  • Photographer
  • 120 Film
  • Design Studio
  • Photography Studio
  • Still Photography
Education
    Illustration, Typography, Creative BusinessLondon College of Communication, UAL
     - London, United Kingdom
    Professional Short Courses
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    Graphic Design and IllustrationUCA - University of Creative Arts
     - Epsom, United Kingdom
    BA (Hons)
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