Selected Works

Alchemist

Short Film, Direction, Cinematography

An avant-garde perfumer and his apprentice rebel against the expectations of the market they cater to. They hope to change the perceptions of how perfume should smell like. This film was made as a part of my undergraduate thesis at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.

Award + Screening

European Cinematography Awards 2017

Best Student Director

Stockholm Independent Film Festival 2017

Official Selection

Los Angeles Independent Film Festival 2017

Best Student Film

Around International Film Festival 2017

Best Student Film

New York Los Angeles Film Festival 2017

Official Selection

Silicon Beach Film Festival (April 23rd 2017)

Cinemark Howard Hughes Promenade

Team

Producer, Director Calvin Khurniawan

Cinematography Walter Diaz

Editor Addie Liang

Production Designer Emily Müller

Music Namq Kang

 

Highsnobiety

Interview, Direction

Supplementary interview films for the German-based streetwear magazine featuring Steve Aoki, Buscemi and Sean Wotherspoon.

 

Team

Producer Ambrose Leung

Directors Calvin Khurniawan, Joshua Kang

Cinematographers Calvin Khurniawan, Walter Diaz

 

Leaders Cosmetics

Branded Content, Producing

A short film for Leaders Cosmetics, a Korean-based beauty company founded by dermatologists from Seoul National University, as a part of the Skin Steps campaign.

 

Team

Producer Calvin Khurniawan

Director Joshua Kang

Art Director Haeun Kim

 

Down by Andrew Belle

Music Video, Cinematography

The music video premiered on Paper Magazine. It has also received a Nowness and Vimeo Staff Pick!

 

Team

Director Joshua Kang

Cinematography Calvin Khurniawan

Starring Dassy Lee, Jordan McLoughlin

 

Avíon Tequila

Branded Content, Producing

A choreographed series of cocktail recipe how-to’s. Project initiated by Avíon Tequila and Art Center College of Design.

 

Team

Producer Calvin Khurniawan

Director Sal Chavez

Cinematography Marz Miller

 

JW Marriott

Video Installation, Cinematography

A video installation showcasing a day in Los Angeles. Commissioned by JW Marriott Los Angeles.

 

Team

Director Jae Yong Park

Cinematography Calvin Khurniawan