Jakob Montrasio

Jakob Montrasio

Zhapu Road. Now on YouTube.

Looks awesome in HD on YouTube, too. They must've drastically improved their compression, the new HD videos on YouTube look way better than a couple of months ago. Hope the video gets as many hits as on Vimeo!

Skyscraper Museum Shanghai Exhibition: Walkthrough!

So, the Skyscraper Museum put together an awesome walkthrough for the current Shanghai exhibition. You can start here. It gives you an great impression of the exhibition. There's even a new video that I shot while I was in New York, walking through the exhibition. Have a look and enjoy! PUXI: OVERVIEW, originally uploaded by MK Media Productions.


Shot from July 31st until August 3rd on location in Shanghai, China. CREW DIRECTOR导演 Adam Christian Clark HEAD OF PRODUCTION 总制片 Michael Ouyang PRODUCTION DESIGNER 艺术指导 Walter Wong FIRST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR 第一副导 Jakob Montrasio PRODUCTION MANAGER 制片经理 Peter Ge ASSISTANT UPM Liu Yongming DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY 摄影师 Shu Chou CAMERA OPERATOR摄影助理 Liu Shun Bin SOUND 收音师 Cloud Wang IMAGE DIRECTOR 造型 DouDou Gu Gaffer照明 Xiao Diao…

Pictures from the opening of the China Prophecy: Shanghai exhibition in the New York Skyscraper Museum.

On June 24 2009, The Skyscraper Museum in New York City opened China Prophecy: Shanghai, a multi-media exhibition that examines Shanghai's evolving identity as a skyscraper metropolis. Featuring models of the major iconic structures, including Jin Mao, Tomorrow Square, Shanghai World Financial Center, and the new super-tall Shanghai Tower, as well as computer animations, film, drawings, and historic and contemporary photography of the city, the exhibition…

Just the two of us?

I tried for 45 minutes or so to come with some cool headline and text for this post but I just can't, so there you go, in your face: We're having a baby! Should be due February 2010, but we'll consult a doctor about a exact date soon. We're very excited!

Shanghai Sideways.

Shanghai Sideways: On a Changjiang Motor Bike! from Jakob Montrasio on Vimeo. www.shanghaisideways.com Discover Shanghai from a sideways look, seated in the side-car of a classic motorbike. Enjoy an incredible cruise through the city and avoid traffic jams. We make you feel the pulse of this fast changing city and take you from modern Shanghais futuristic look to the heart of the 1920s French Concession. Tours…

Back from Hunan!

So I spend the last four days in Hunan (湖南) province, shooting some tea mountains near a city called Shimen. We flew from Shanghai's Hongqiao airport to Changsha (长沙), the capital of Hunan province. Mao Zedong is from that province and he's pretty much everywhere around there - on posters, paintings and even statues. From Changsha we drove 5 hours or so to Shimen to spend…

John Rabe: Some photos from the shoot.

In October 2007, I had the chance to join the JOHN RABE movie team in Shanghai and took it immediately. What followed were almost 4 months full of excitement, pain and so much learning and experience. It was the best time of my life. And now, the movie finally started running in german cinemas. It will probably also start running in China on April 29th. I…

New HDR's.

It's been a long time since I last posted some of my images here. I'm trying to upload at least 5 new works every week to flickr, but recently I've fallen a bit behind - there's much business stuff going on at the moment and I've to take care of a visiting family member, too. But I managed to squeeze in some time here and there…

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