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Style, substance and storytelling: creating cinematic realities

Episode 6

In the final episode of this Value Talks season, we chat to 3 industry guests to discover how they build and negotiate new cinematic realities through photography, film and creative direction.

Host Tim Ogu is joined by Juno Calypso, Yoni Lappin and Sarah-Jayne (SJ) Todd to discuss the power and possibilities of world-building on screen, the connection between photography and identity, and developing new worlds across digital landscapes.

About the speakers

  • Juno Calypso is an award-winning artist who works with photography, film and installation to explore powerful themes such as femininity, solitude, desire and despair. Juno graduated from BA (Hons) Photography at London College of Communication.
  • Director and photographer Yoni Lappin develops projects across the spheres of music, fashion, commercial and film. With a particular interest in youth culture, Yoni has made videos for artists including A$AP Rocky, Slowthai and Mura Masa.
  • Sarah-Jayne (SJ) Todd is a multidisciplinary creative director who works with international fashion and cultural clients across a range of creative media. Having co-founded the photography publication, ‘Family Portrait’, she also recently launched her own creative studio. SJ studied graphic design at London College of Communication.
  • Tim Ogu is a multidisciplinary visual artist and creative director who uses text, film and photography to explore themes around narrative and identity. Tim is a Media and Cultural Studies graduate of London College of Communication.


Shot and edited by Grey Moth.
Podcast produced by Connor Gani.


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