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Del Mak

ChoreographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Del Mak

ChoreographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Hailing from London UK, Del Mak is an Award Winning Choreographer, Creative Director and Judge establishing himself as a significant force in direction and choreography. Highly respected for his vast knowledge of dance and movement, he is recognised for his innovative approach to creative movement in numerous mediums including Music, Fashion, Theatre, Award Shows, Live Events, Television and Film. His expertise spans many movement genres including Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Contemporary, Parkour, Martial Arts, Latin American and Street Dance (Breaking, Locking, Popping, Waacking, Vogue, House and Commercial). Del has worked with established artists/actors/directors including Oscar nominated and Grammy Award winning talent. Del’s choreography has been internationally endorsed by the likes of Madonna with his debut short film ‘Shift’ awarded by the pop superstar as a winning submission for her #ArtForFreedom Campaign, as well as winning at the New York Independent Film Festival, the InShadow Festival, the Reel 13 Short Film Contest, and achieving Official Selections at over 15 International Film Festivals. Del received a 2014 World Dance Award nomination, at the Hollywood award ceremony which honours the world’s top choreographers. Del has choreographed for artists such as The Chemical Brothers, Franz Ferdinand + Sparks, M.I.A, Timbaland, Snarky Puppy’s Bill Laurance, McFly, Elbow and Melody Gardot, and created performances for live broadcasted major award ceremonies/shows including the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards, African Music Awards, UK Asian Music Awards, Redken Sympodium at Mandalay Bay Las Vegas, Hello Kitty Live World Tour and the Channel 4 Comedy Gala at the O2 Arena. He has been a Creative and Performance Choreographer on UK’s biggest live TV Dance show Sky TV’s Got To Dance as well as having choreographed key commercial campaigns for Nike, L’Oreal, Pizza Hut, BMW Mini, MTV, Footlocker, Barclays, Cadbury and Adidas. Del draws experience from his illustrious performance career which has included working with renowned artists such as Beyonce, Gwen Stefani, Lady GaGa, Leona Lewis, Jessie J, One Direction, Alexandra Burke and Pet Shop Boys, at the London 2012 Olympic Games, award shows including the MTV Europe Awards, Brit Awards and appeared on TV for TOTP and The X Factor, and on DVD in The Strictly Come Dancing and Step Up Dance Workout. Del appeared as a World Expert Judge on US major network CBS TV talent show called The World’s Best and is currently an Elite Judge for Hip Hop International having judged 6 times at the World Hip-Hop Dance Championships in USA & at national qualifiers in the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, France, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Switzerland, Russia, Denmark, Greece, Romania, Hungary, Ukraine & Ireland. As an instructor, Del loves sharing his knowledge having travelled the world facilitating workshops and masterclasses at prestigious studios, companies, schools and gyms, including Edge Performing Arts Center (Los Angeles), Millenium Dance Complex (Las Vegas), Peridance (New York), Pineapple Studios (London), Studio 68 (London), Culture Shock (San Diego, New York, Canada and UK), and in countries such as Canada, Mexico, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Romania, Thailand, Peru and Malaysia.
Projects
  • Del Mak - Choreographer | Creative Director - Showreel
    Del Mak - Choreographer | Creative Director - ShowreelMy Choreography, Movement Direction, Creative Direction work creating diverse forms of movement including street dance, hip hop, to ballet, jazz, contemporary, musical theatre, aerial, movement direction of actors and models and fight choreography for various mediums including Music, Fashion, Theatre, Stage, Award Shows, Live Events, Television and Film
  • Old Jamaica | Get The Sunshine Vibe
    Old Jamaica | Get The Sunshine VibeEstablished in 1988, Old Jamaica is the UK’s No. 1 Ginger Beer. ‘Get The Sunshine Vibe’ is Old Jamaica’s biggest ever consumer campaign, with Refresco UK, the bottler and distributor investing £1.5 million in bringing the feel-good attitude and carnival vibe of Jamaica to streets and towns all over the UK through TV (Channel 4 platforms), social and digital activity. Filmed on location in Manchester, the charming and funny campaign introduces the ‘Sunshine Man’ a modern twist on the lovable ne
  • Nike | Air VaporMax Vision-AIRS ‘Experiments In Style’
    Nike | Air VaporMax Vision-AIRS ‘Experiments In Style’Celebrating 30 years of the Air Max, Del is asked to movement direct 5 new wave designers’ creations honoring the essence of the new Nike Air VaporMax and explore the concept of walking on air through a series of Experiments in Style. Representing Central Saint Martins, Domus Academy and the Parsons School of Design, Azar Rajabi, Liam Johnson, Paula Canovas, Wanbing Huang and Shize He were given a brief to create unique garments with the traits of new Nike Air VaporMax and push new boundaries i
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Work history
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    Freelance Choreographer, Movement Director and Creative DirectorDel Mak
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Viacom CBS Networks International logo
    Viacom CBS Networks International logo
    World Expert JudgeViacom CBS Networks International
     - Los Angeles, United StatesFull Time
    Appeared as a World Expert Judge on major network CBS TV global talent show ‘The World’s Best’ alongside judges Drew Barrymore, RuPaul Charles & Faith Hill hosted by James Corden premiered after the Super Bowl LIII
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Skills
  • Choreography
  • Dance Choreography
  • Movement Direction
  • Creative Direction
  • Artistic Direction
  • Casting
  • Talent Scouting
Education
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    International Student Visa ProgramBroadway Dance Center
     - New York, United States
    Imperial College London logo
    Imperial College London logo
    MEng Electrical & Electronic Engineering with ManagementImperial College London
     - London, United Kingdom
Awards
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    C&IT (Conference & Incentive Travel) AwardsConference & Incentive Travel Magazine
    Redken Symposium | Winner of: - Conference of The Year - Consumer and Media Event of The Year - Best Brand Amplification
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    Marketing Campaign of the YearEmerging Payments Awards
    Winner – Current Account Switch Service | Switch Guarantee
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