Gianpaolo Lupori — (http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3106851) Director, Cinematographer, Writer
Gianpaolo Lupori is an Italian-born Director and Cinematographer based in China since 2004. He has been creating content for a wide range of media platforms in Asia and beyond, including television, print and new media, working on documentaries, advertisements and film.
With a background in Media and Communication Studies, he’s always pursued alternative ways to combine passion for visual aesthetics and traditional storytelling with his interest in social commentary and media analysis in order to produce compelling, socially engaged and commercially attractive content.
He has directed viral campaigns, commercials and consumer insight videos for brands such as TNF, La Roche Pose, Citroen and Maybelline.
Gianpaolo Lupori is also a versatile Cinematographer, capable of shifting easily between commercial and independent film projects. He has extensive experience with both international and Chinese productions, working with a wide spectrum of both traditional and cutting edge digital filmmaking tools.
With an eye for poetic imagery and intimate human portrayals, he has worked on several independent short films with a number of upcoming Chinese film directors.
Commercially he has photographed content for brands such as Maybelline, Elle, Mercedes, Media Markt, Volvo Group and Ford.
Since 2004, Gianpaolo has been interested in Chinese urban culture, exploring and developing unique stories with universal relevance which reveal the amazing developments taking place within Chinese society. Gianpaolo has written and directed a small number of Independent, short films about the extensive influence the social media has on individual and collective patterns of behavior, on the way we interact with each other and also how we determine our personalities and relate to our surroundings.