Christopher Sutton

Photographer / Creative consultant / IG @thechrissutton

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsPhotographer - Art Director - Creative Director

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About me

WWW.CHRISSUTTONSTUDIO.COM

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Skills

  • Events
  • Theatre
  • Art Direction
  • Photoshop
  • Production Management and Planning
  • Photography and Styling
  • Creative Consultant
  • Fashion Costume Design

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  • Mastered

    Mastered

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    • Fashion
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    Christian Dior

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    • CHANEL

      CHANEL

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      VOID OF COURSE

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      Work history

      Currently

      Creative Director /Owner

      Chris Sutton Studio

      Mar 2009
      • United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Chris Sutton studio specialises in Photography / creative direction & fashion consulting for editorial, touring, music video & live performances. Info@chrissuttonstudio.com

      2018

      Photographer

      Christian Dior

      Jan 2017 - Jan 2018
      • Paris, France
      • Freelance
      • Invited by Director of Dior beauty Peter Phillips to photograph Dior beauty during each fashion show for a year, From Couture in Tokyo, to RTW in Paris i was on set and backstage capturing imagery for Dior's social and online platforms.

      2016

      Creative Consultant

      Mastered

      Jul 2016 - Jul 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Mastered is a talent company for creatives in fashion. Who serve the new breed of fashion professionals who are remaking the rules of the industry in their favour. They devise and run year-long career accelerators to help talented artists develop skills, network and attitude - and they work with the very best in the industry to do it. Expert contributors are gathered and curated from across the industry Their especially hand-picked experts are some of the biggest names in the industry, and I have been lucky enough to have been brought in as part of their team of industry 'experts' to consult with these exciting new artists who are ready to listen to our advice in live ask-me-anything sessions, and one-to-one porfolio feedback sessions, workshops and on set creative direction to entire teams to help guide experience in the details of creating original and hopefully timeless work of the best quality. www.mastered.com

      2015

      Creative Consultant

      CHANEL

      Oct 2014 - Sep 2015
      • Paris, France
      • Freelance
      • ‘Modemethode’, Karl Lagerfeld’s ‘fashion method’, is his ambitious, all-encompassing approach: from the initial sketch to the finished garment, from the accessories, the architectural setting and music of the fashion shows, to the photographs and graphic design of press material, advertising, catalogues and window displays – to cover the entire fashion oeuvre of Karl Lagerfel. Myself and Lady Amanda Harlech where the creatives responsible for the Look and feel for each world. We spent months in the archives of CHANEL, FENDI & CHLOE, to select a narrative that picks out the notes karl uses to play the melody of each house. Responsibilitie - over see and select and find archive pieces from Chanel, Fendi and Chloe. Working closely with the archive teams in each house. - 3d scanning model Saskia de Brauw to create our own 3d printed live chloe installation to replicate a scene from 1970's Helmut Lang photograph. - Shot and directed a film for Fendi to play on wall LED screen to bring the heart of fendi into the exhibition space - Designed the stage for Lagerfeld's own brand - creative direction for paper art installation in chanel couture.

      2016

      Creative Assistant for Lady Amanda Harlech Ltd

      Amanda Harlech Ltd.

      Feb 2013 - Feb 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Working closely beside Lady Harlech on all her creative projects. Concept development, styling and creative direction through to production and execution and fashion assistance. Working with photographers such as Nick Knight, Karl Lagerfeld and Sarah Moon. For publications such as V Magazine, Harpers Bazaar Usa, A magazine, New York Magazine and Pop. Main clients include : FENDI & CHANEL

      2015

      Creative Assistant to Nick Knight

      SHOW studio . com

      Jan 2013 - Feb 2015
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Creative assistant to Nick Knight. - Nick Knight, Director of SHOWstudio.com, is among the world’s most influential and visionary photographers. As a fashion photographer, he has consistently challenged conventional notions of beauty and is fêted for his groundbreaking creative collaborations with leading designers including Yohji Yamamoto, John Galliano, Alexander McQueen. Advertising campaigns for the most prestigious clients such as Christian Dior, Lancôme, Swarovski, Levi Strauss, Calvin Klein or Yves Saint Laurent as well as award-winning editorial for W, British Vogue, Paris Vogue, Dazed & Confused, AnOther, Another Man and i-D magazines have consistently kept Knight at the vanguard of progressive image-making for the past three decades. My daily role ranged from creative development to production on Nick's projects. - Ref ideas and imagery to prep for Nick - Casting and crew optioning for shoots for Mr Knight - Lighting design and set up - Photography of shoots, special items. - Filming of Shoots / live steaming and live editing. - Art direction and sourcing of material for filming. - styling shoots for mr knight. - over seeing photographic assignments within show studio are met to mr knights standards and are delivered on deadlines

      2015

      Fashion Director

      Marilyn Manson

      Aug 2012 - Sep 2015
      • Los Angeles, United States
      • Freelance
      • COSTUME / FASHION DIRECTION FOR TOUR/ MUSIC VIDEOS to M.M

      2012

      Creative Director & Fashion Designer

      VOID OF COURSE

      Jan 2009 - Dec 2012
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • London-based avant-garde fashion design label Void Of Course ran from 2009 - 2012. With Chris Sutton as head designer his work has been published in such publications as: VOGUE ITALIA, VOGUE RUSSIA, VOGUE HOMMES JAPAN, W MAGAZINE, V MAGAZINE, V MAN, NUMERO, INTERVIEW MAGAZINE, L’OFFICIEL, I-D, CANDY MAGAZINE, ARENA HOMME +, WONDERLAND, ANOTHERMAN, GQ STYLE, POP, GARAGE MAGAZINE, CONTRIBUTOR MAGAZINE, INTERMISSION. and his work as been photographed by such photographers as: NICK KNIGHT, KARL LAGERFELD, STEVEN MEISEL, TIM RICHARDSON, STEVEN KLEIN, MERT & MARCUS, SOLVE SUNDSBO, MARIO TESTINO, RANKIN, ARTHUR ELGORT, ELLEN VON UNWERTH, MARIO SORRENTI, JONAS AKERLUND, TERRY RICHARDSON, RUTH HOGBEN With artist colloborations with such artists as: LADY GAGA, MARILYN MANSON, BEYONCE, NIKI MINAJ, RITA ORA, SCISSOR SISTERS

      Education

      2009

      Professional Stage Combat Training Rapier Dagger

      Gaiety School of Acting

      Nov 2008 - Mar 2009
      • Dublin, Ireland
      • professionally trained in Stage combat, including rapier and dagger and fencing work.

      2009

      Full Time Professional Actor Training

      The National Theatre school of Ireland

      Sep 2008 - Jul 2009
      • Dublin, Ireland

      2008

      Design for Visual Communication

      University of Ulster, Belfast

      Feb 2004 - Sep 2008
      • Belfast, United Kingdom
      • BA 1st Class Honours

      2002

      Foundation, Art Design

      University of Ulster, Belfast

      Aug 2001 - Sep 2002
      • United Kingdom

      Awards

      2010

      Attitude Magazine Top 45 most influential young creatives list.

      Attitude Magazine

      • 2010 - named 18th on Attitude Magazine's list of Top 45 most influential Young creatives to watch out for, focusing primarliy on my acting and stage work and early costume work with Lady Gaga.

      2010

      UNLTD AWARD FUND

      United Visual Artists

      • AWARDED 2K TO FILM AND DIRECT FIRST DOCU FILM