Shimmy Ahmed

Shimmy Ahmed

Director + DJLondon, United Kingdom
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Shimmy Ahmed

Shimmy Ahmed

Director + DJLondon, United Kingdom
About me
DIRECTOR || PHOTOGRAPHER || DJ Currently Directing a TVC and OOH stills campaign for a commercial client. Also Weekly Radio Show - The Breakfast Brapp every Wednesday AM + A lil bit of Photography - scouting on Feature Films for Netflix.
  • Rap Goes Pop! Vice x Kellogs Pop Tarts
    Rap Goes Pop! Vice x Kellogs Pop TartsI directed a short music doc for a @vice + @poptartsus featuring my all time favourite music producer duo @fanatixonline who absolutely smashed it. Meeting heroes here did not disappoint they lit the track on fire � I was thrilled to land this job - Huge thanks to @kateturnerproducer and @archieharding for getting me on-board. I absolutely LOVE directing music content, and being awarded this fun lil music doc meant getting to show sides to how FanatiX @dro_thefanatix and @cdot_thefanatix work in
  • 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 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.
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Projects credited in
    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
    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,, Topshop, Stylist, SB.TV among others,
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    Director & CreativeThe Stylist Group
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Creating video content for Stylist Digital.
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  • 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
    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
    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.