Imogen Forte
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Imogen Forte

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Imogen Forte

PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Born and raised in London, Imogen cut her teeth copywriting and art directing for clients including Magners, Carlsberg, Audible and Reebok- winning awards and pitches along the way. As soon as she bought a camera she became hooked. Her work quickly started gaining coverage and winning awards and before long she’d packed in her job to focus on photography full time. Since then she’s worked with some of her favourite brands, charities and publications. CLIENTS INCLUDE Adidas, YouTube, Gay Times, Flannels, Gumtree, Art Against Knives, Aperol, P&O, Anthony Nolan, Stylist Magazine, Birdsong, St Germain, Anti-Diet Riot Club, BFI, Tessa Metcalfe, Lonely Planet Magazine, Hodder & Stoughton, Roll Call Records, The Nudge, Suitcase Magazine, Frontier Lager, Google, Levi’s, Huck Magazine, Clio Peppiatt. Vodafone, Amazon Prime Video, TfL, Beefeater, The Face. SELECTED AWARDS AND ACCOLADES Received the LPA Futures Award, which looks to recognise and support emerging talent in photography. She was selected by a panel of industry experts and featured in the touring LPA Futures exhibition. Awarded a Magnum scholarship in Milan, where she did a month-long masterclass with Magnum photographer Alex Majoli. While there she shot her own project which was presented by Majoli at Milan Photo Week. Awarded the Bridgeman Studio Awards, winning a commission which she shot in Cuba and exhibition space at the Affordable Art Fair in London and New York. Appeared in the Multiples exhibition alongside Peter Blake and Damien Hirst. Included in the 2019 Portrait of Britain book, a collaboration between Hoxton Mini Press and The British Journal of Photography. Featured in the Creative Review 2019 Photography Annual where she received an honourable mention. CONTACT Lisa Pritchard Agency +44 (0)20 3077 1406 / hello@lisapritchard.com Me +44(0)77 9559 7313 / hello@imogenforte.com
Projects
  • Portraits
    Portraits
  • Commissions
    Commissions
  • Coasting
    CoastingI spent three months travelling the coast of England, documenting the people I encountered. Disenchanted by the divisive rhetoric that's become so prevalent, I was looking for the universal in the personal and the familiar in unfamiliar people, hoping to create work that evoked a sense of commonality and unity.
  • Travel
    Travel
  • Looking In
    Looking In
  • Blighty
    Blighty
Projects credited in
  • Equal Lens Launch 2019
    Equal Lens Launch 2019
  • Cazenove + Loyd Campaign
    Cazenove + Loyd CampaignThe travel agent for people who don't use travel agents. Cazenove+Loyd create truly unique, one off experiences, bespoke to their customers needs and requirements. The Brief Create original advertising creative for their 20th anniversary to set them apart in the sector and communicate the uniqueness of their business.. The solution Inspire people to dream up their own experiences by showing them fantastical images of what is possible (based on true experiences they have provided). The images were shot through a fashion lens, adding a level of premium luxury their consumers come to expect. The Credits Photography X Alexa Singer. Design X Jay Shipley. My role X Associate Creative Director Key skills X Idea / Creative Direction / Art Direction / Design / Copy Writing
  • #RideAdland 2017
    #RideAdland 2017
  • International Women’s Day 2020, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industry
    International Women’s Day 2020, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industryAt The Dots, International Women’s Day isn’t just a day – it’s a whole month! A time to take over the site and shine a light on the women and non-binary people redefining the creator landscape. For #IWD2020, we asked industry leaders to nominate the trailblazing women and non-binary people they think will redefine the creative and digital industries over the coming years. The list we’ve put together is one that beams with brilliant, talented people and their dedication to positive change. Book
  • adidas x London Nights Campaign
    adidas x London Nights Campaign
  • Equal Lens: meet 100 women photographers
    Equal Lens: meet 100 women photographersAn equal shot for women photographers After looking through the books of over 70 leading commercial photography agents, we found that women accounted for less than 25% of those represented. This isn’t because of a lack of talent, or a lack of desire from agents, creative agencies or clients. It’s a structural problem that must be addressed with big collective actions, such as an industry-wide commitment to always include women photographers on the lists that clients and agencies select from.
Work history
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    CreativeFold7
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
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    ResearcherObjective Productions
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Researcher on Peep Show and Tell- a behind the scenes look at how sitcom Peep Show came to be.
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Skills
  • Advertising
  • Art Direction
  • Art Photography
  • Copywriting
  • Creative
  • Creative Direction
  • Print Campaigns
  • TV Campaigns
  • Photography
  • Film Photography
Education
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    Sociology BAUniversity of Sussex
     - Brighton, United Kingdom