Raccoon's family of photographers and filmmakers are always busy shooting incredible content for our amazing clients. Our journal is a collection of shoots that we've really enjoyed working on, and exciting updates at Raccoon London.
The annual HFM EU Performance Awards are an evening of recognition and rewards for those hedge funds and funds of hedge funds that have outperformed their peers over the past 12 months. This year was the 10 year anniversary of the awards, which took place in the Natural History Museum.
Photographer Karolina traveled to several countries to photograph and film Small Luxury Hotel properties. The project included a large amount of traveling and adjusting to different work conditions. Challenge and intense schedule was only a great lesson to become a master in organisation and high quality work production.
We had the pleasure of having two teams at the ICE Totally Gaming conference this year, with Dom shooting for our clients SBTech, one of the leading provider of premium sports betting and technology services, at their impressive stand at the Excel Centre. Two days of client presentations and meetings were documented as well as interviews with key members from SBTech. Tyson Fury even made a guest appearance to announce the release of SBTech’s new product - The Big Bang. The brief was to capture all elements of the stand and client interactions taking place during the event in an unobtrusive way.
We had the pleasure of having two teams at the ICE Totally Gaming conference this year, with Helen shooting for our regular clients Kambi, the leading provider of premium sports betting and technology services, at their impressive stand at the Excel Centre. Three days of client presentations and meetings were documented as well as a more intimate conference at The Brewery in the city. The brief was to capture all elements of the stand and client interactions taking place during the event in an unobtrusive way.
'Birth' is an exciting collaboration between the esteemed photographer Richard Ansett and artist Grayson Perry. Unveiled at the beautiful setting of the Fitzrovia Chapel in London, guests were invited to a private viewing with Grayson and Richard in attendance. Displayed on a back lit light box at the altar, Grayson looks almost angelic with babe in arms, and guests are invited to form their own interpretations of the meaning and messages behind the piece.
The Bazaar Summit is an annual event hosted at Sothebys in London by Harpers Bazaar Magazine. It invites women in business to all come together and network while enjoying a series of talks by key female figures in business and the Arts. The 2018 summit speakers included Rosamund Pike, Fiona Shackleton, Gina Miller and Inga Beale.
The management team at Copeland Park and Bussey Building booked Raccoon London event photographer Jerome last July, to cover a series of events showing the breadth of activity onsite during a typical summer weekend. As well as the various spaces and venues and the festive atmosphere of the place, Jerome captured the day of the World Cup quarter-final between England and Sweden.
The All About Group is an organisation that provides help to young people by providing career opportunities for them.
The school leavers scheme was started as a means to help them get jobs and understand the career paths available for young people. The All About Group organise an award event every year to reward the best young professionals and employers and hired me to cover the evening, hosted by Josh Widdecombe at the Grand Sheraton Hotel on Park Lane.
In September 2018 Raccoon London event photographer Chris photographed a luxury travel event in Marrakech which encompassed two days of (poolside) conference activities plus two days of networking opportunities for delegates to link up with representatives of top-end hotels and experience providers from all over the globe.
Guizhou Going Global is a conference for business leaders from the UK and the Chinese province of Guizhou to foster trade relations between the two. As such there were opportunities for people to learn about the local culture by sampling teas, foods and cocktails from the region as well as hearing regional music and watching a catwalk show with garments based on indigenous fabrics and textiles.
WeWork, the shared office-space company, was holding an awards event celebrating their creators and entrepreneurs that work in their spaces in the legendary Printworks venue in London. Raccoon London photographer Dom was tasked with second shooting for senior Raccoon London photographer Andreas, and aiding him in covering all the bases. Ashton Kutcher was an incredibly motivating speaker, the business stories showcases on stage were compelling and interesting and all the companies involved in the convention hall had interesting and engaging booths. The event was full of vibrance and enthusiasm to capture and was very inspiring as a creator and small business owner myself.
Raccoon London photographer Dom was commissioned last minute by TRTL to shoot their 2018 summer campaign in Nice, France. “I was tasked with shooting commercial images demonstrating the use of the product in context, lifestyle and travel images of the location as well as behind the scenes images documenting the whole whirlwind 3-day shoot in the height of summer. We stayed in a wonderful villa that acted as half of our locations, rented a boat for an afternoon and explored the city and food it had to offer! All in all, not the worst job I've done...”
Raccoon London Photographer Dom has toured with Party Like Gatsby all over Europe and the US shooting over 40 of their delightful and unique shows over the last 2 and a half years. “It's been a really amazing life experience being able to travel to so many special places and work closely with talented performers and tour staff. Every show is new and exciting yet it feels like coming home every time I walk into a new venue. I'm contracted with them through to summer 2020, our first Australian tour! “
Celebrating the VR Awards in London for 2018, a huge party was hosted in 8 Northumberland Avenue. The VR Awards is an international industry awards ceremony celebrating outstanding achievement in virtual reality.
Celebrating the Creators Awards in London for 2018 - We Work hosted a huge party at the Print Works in Canada Water. The Creators Awards are intended to reward entrepreneurs, artists, startups, and nonprofits who are thinking in new ways and creating real change.
Based in Piccadilly, London - Vashi recently launched their newest luxury diamond and jewellery store. Tying into their Spring/ Summer campaign, 'I Made This For You' - they specialise in working with customers to produce one-of-a-kind jewellery that is created with their team of designers and alchemists.
We are excited to announce that one of a series of films that we were commissioned to make for the the charity FoodCycle has been shortlisted for the 2019 Charity Film Awards in the £500,001 - £5,000,000 Charity Turnover Category and it’s now down to a public vote for the final winner.
As part of our continued relationship with Soho based communications agency, Sister London - we’ve been busy working behind the scenes with them to produce content for the second issue of their magazine, Seven Dials Magazine.
Deakin University of Victoria, Australia have the highest student satisfaction rate of any other university in their state. To celebrate this, they frequently reach out to their alumni members to produce content and articles to communicate the successes of the alumni to potential students.