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"... [the film] brims with dramatic cinematography, meticulous attention to detail, and a profound interrogation of cultural identity — facets of Kang’s style that have grown to characterize her films with collaborators in the Bay Area."
KQED "Inside Jasdeep Kang's Meticulous, Interrogative Filmmaking" Eda Yu.
"Jasdeep Kang had an impossible assignment: Make a bunch of ugly Guerrilla Girls look good. Members of the original unincorporated Guerrilla Girls collective, members of Guerrilla Girls Brodband, and the founder of Guerrilla Girls On Tour met for an afternoon interview and photo shoot for a cover story. We were photographed inside, outside, inside then outside again to get a wide array of possible shots for the editors to choose from. We ended up looking GOOD AND UGLY! Which was the point."
"Jasdeep has a creative mind that knows how to transform abstract concepts into filmmaking. I had the opportunity to work with her on several projects, from pre to post-production. As a director and producer, she prefers to create concepts with profound meaning, and she uses that as a guide for her creative journey. Jasdeep always stays true to her values and her inspirations comes from womxn's rights and racial identity. Her work will never be empty, she has the ability to make people think and reflect through beautiful video art compositions."
Laura Ferro. Producer. Director.
"Jasdeep's unique combination of advanced technical skill, creative adaptability and problem solving, and deep empathy make her not only a blessing to work with, but also an inspiration to learn from."
Josephine Shetty. Musician. Producer
"She set my standards for how a cinematographer should perform on set. We've worked on five projects together--three of which I directed and wrote. Each time Jasdeep clearly defined her role as cinematographer by raising a delicate idea into a compelling visual piece. She demands transparency from day one by opening up a space for clear communication. While she is very organized and carries out a clear creative vision, she still brings a punk element to set. She's so confident dancing with the camera that she's not afraid to move beyond the shot list and capture live magic."
Marlo mason. Director.
"Jasdeep is a visionary. Every piece of art I've seen her create has pushed the boundaries of what currently exists. Her references and influences are as diverse and brilliant as they are sensitive and introspective, and that beautiful balance of energies manifests itself in her creations. She is a selfless collaborator, while still creating art that has a unique sense of self. The uncompromising quality of her work, and the absolute professionalism with which she conducts herself, translates into many kinds of work, from corporate to commercial to experimental. If you are lucky enough to work with her yourself, you'll understand why she is one of the great talents of this generation."
Jessica Fee. Producer. Photographer.
"I loved working with Jasdeep and getting to know her through her vision and her creativity. I do not think I could pull off such an insane demanding project without Jasdeep. I was so grateful and impressed.The scope of work was to capture all the cityscapes (Tokyo, Kyoto, DC, NY) for Japanese corporation. I was a US producer and Jasdeep was a DP/Camera person + editor for the first few stages. Jasdeep's images have so many layers and I believe those are coming from her life experience, her philosophy and her soul. It's DEEP! "
Yuko Inatsuki. Producer
"Although, conversation with them can feel friendly and easygoing, I've come to know Jasdeep as an organized and dependable professional - they manage to stay reliable and flexible through communication and self determination. As a director, they are conscious of their work style, timeline, budget, and creative vision - which was extremely helpful when organizing the team and producing the project.
Jasdeep's confidence and intuition shows well in their catalogue, and I believe that, given creative freedom and leadership, their personality brings out both a grounded spirit and magic aura in a team and in the footage itself."
Diaspoura. Musician. Producer
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