Shimmy Ahmed
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Shimmy Ahmed

Director/DJLondon, United Kingdom
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Shimmy Ahmed

Director/DJLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Mainly Video Director Music Radio Breakfast Host + Selecta Sometimes Photographer + Producer Always Creative + Curious
Projects
  • Dior Homme Fall 2020 for Sorbet Magazine
    Dior Homme Fall 2020 for Sorbet MagazineFrom Commissioner William Buckley "You dream. So happy we got to have YOU to shoot this! It’s a dream. Big shout outs to the full squad, see list below - Adore you." — Trekking through East London ends in these Dior garms gassed. Kim on some next-level flex, pearl and velvet opera gloves. What? Listen, yeah, it’s #JudyBlame, it’s Buffalo, it’s #LGBTQ+ club kids all singing with #ChristianDior couture archive-inspired silhouettes, and #Basquiat because. — #DiorMen #KimJones — Moving Image Video/
  • The Breakfast Brapp
    The Breakfast BrappWeekly radio breakfast show, broadcast every Wednesday on Netil Radio.
  • CHECK YOUR DMs || RED BULL
    CHECK YOUR DMs || RED BULLA music documentary series I developed and directed episodes for Red Bull Music. Thanks to incredibly brilliant team at @LittleDotStudios and Beyond
  • Smokey Glam Makeup Look with Lisa Eldridge | ALEXACHUNG
    Smokey Glam Makeup Look with Lisa Eldridge | ALEXACHUNGMake Up Artist Lisa Eldrige does a Smoky Glam Look on Alexa Chung whilst they have loads of witty, fun bants.
  • Tabula Rasa NY | Resort 2020
    Tabula Rasa NY | Resort 2020Shot on location by Shimmy Ahmed in an ongoing collaboration with Tabula Rasa NY.
  • FÄKENSCHMÏLEN | For Spoke London
    FÄKENSCHMÏLEN | For Spoke LondonA film Co-written and Directed by me for Spoke London, Christmas Comedy Content. Don't risk FÄKENSCHMÏLEN by asking for "nothing" this Christmas. Get something you’ll actually want. Before it’s too late.
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Projects credited in
  • PAPER LONDON FASHION FILM
    PAPER LONDON FASHION FILMCommissioned by Paper London to create the fashion film for AW13 collection. The idea was inspired by their mood board which the Paper designers creatively brainstormed together. We (Hendrix & Belle) took the idea from that and turned it to a moving mood board. We were given 5 looks to animated and told the stories and inspirations of where each looks came from.
  • BBC Arts x British Arts Council: Partitions
    BBC Arts x British Arts Council: PartitionsIn memory of the partition of India, 70 years ago, the film is a musical portrait of the thriving Punjabi community in London's Southall. The film looks to the past and the future, capturing both the younger and elderly members of the neighbourhood. The film has been produced by Somesuch and Co, British Arts Council, Asian Arts Agency and Canvas Studios. Director: Vivek Vadoliya Producer: Shimmy Ahmed DOP: Ben Marshall Music: Punjabtronix
Work history
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    Freelance FilmmakerFreelance
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I currently work freelance, creating moving image content for various clients within - non-profit, fashion, music and advertising. I have worked with clients such as Bare Minerals, Superga, Made.com, Topshop, Stylist, SB.TV among others,
    The Stylist Group logo
    The Stylist Group logo
    Director & CreativeThe Stylist Group
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Creating video content for Stylist Digital.
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Skills
  • Music
  • TV
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Producer
  • Audio and Video Editing
  • Storytelling
  • Self-shooting
  • Canon 5D Mark III
  • Making of
  • Editing
  • Documentary Production
  • Audio Capture
  • Behind The Scenes Filming
  • Sony A7sii
  • Sony FS7
  • Adobe Premier Pro
  • Photoshop
Education
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    CSM Short Course Creative Writing Fact of Fiction Central Saint Martins (UAL)
    London, United Kingdom
Awards
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    Raindance Film FestivalRaindance Film Festival
    A film I wrote, shot and directed was accepted in the Lost Sensations strand of Independent Film Festival, Raindance, 2015. https://vimeo.com/140654014