A J Dimaculangan has been a visual story-teller from the time he was a young man exploring the boundaries of still photography and the effect of lighting on the emotional response to image. A J is a long time builder of brand awareness for clients such as IBM, Motorola, Cisco, IDC Healthwyse, Gulf Oil and Bubblicious. He has lensed projects including the American Experience: George Washington, The Man Who Wouldn’t Be King, ITVA’s Out of Sight and the NESN Series Be A Bruin. He received a Telly Award for the EKP for the Count Basie Orchestra’s retrospective album Swinging, Singing, Playing. Currently in post production is a short film as part of the Nepalese government’s effort to raise awareness of social issues using scenario driven drama.
As a lover and devotee of film and image, A J has dedicated himself to building and contributing to the significant filmmaking community here, in New England. His personal goal is to bring the wealth of talent of New England Writers and Filmmakers to the national and international stage, where their creations can be appreciated and enjoyed by a worldwide audience. He has honed a keen sense of audience both in a literal perspective, the subconscious; the what and the how that drives, engages or attracts someone to an image, story and subtext.
Name: A J Dimaculangan
Lives in: Boston, Massachusetts
Company: Motion Picture Mill
Occupation: Producer, Screenwriter, Director and Editor
Be a Bruin
Television by Moody Street Pictures (Reality-TV) Segment Director/Camera and Post Production Supervisor Hundreds of hockey players, a lifetime devoted to a sport they love and all with the lifelong dream of playing in the NHL. All will vie for a chance to attend the 2006 Boston Bruins Training Camp and perhaps an NHL contract.
Sandy 'Spin' Slade: Beyond Basketball
Video (Documentary) Producer Celebrated as one of the best basketball handlers in the world, Sandy 'Spin' Slade's even greater gift is her electrifying connection with people. Using basketball to relate personal stories of doubt, determination and triumph, Slade inspires millions each year at halftimes, assemblies and special events. This uplifting documentary reveals the unique profession and undeniable aura of an individual who stuns with her skill and motivates with her message. Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Out of Sight
TV Movie (Documentary and Biography) Cinematographer America may be ready for a blind woman who has a career or is raising a family, but is it ready for a blind woman who doesn't conform to the norms of proper behavior?
Television by David Sutherland (Documentary and History) Cinematographer "George Washington: The Man Who Wouldn't Be King" an episode in the series showcasing documentaries on American history.
The Little Sister
Film by American Playhouse / Jan Egleson (Drama) Camera and Electrical Department A Boston probation's officer becomes obsessed with a troubled eighteen year old girl. Efforts to reach her are stymied by events in her past and is ultimately revealed to be an incestuous relationship with her father.
Three Sovereigns for Sarah
Series by American Playhouse / Philip Leacock (Comedy and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department This is a true story based on transcripts of the Salem Witch Trials. Sarah (Vanessa Redgrave) and her two sisters are put on trial for suspicion of witchcraft. While her sisters are burned at the stake, Sarah is sentanced to a prison term to be served in a box barely large enough for her to lie down in. When she is released, her family name is cleared and all she is given for all she has suffered are three gold sovereigns- coin of the realm at the time.
2011 Silver Telly Award for The Count Basie Orchestra EPK for Mack Avenue Records II
2011 Bronze Telly Award for The Count Basie Orchestra EPK for Mack Avenue Records II
Emerson College (Boston, MA)