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Ali Musoke

RESUME

Ali is remarkably astute, creative, and talented professional offering broad-based experience across all genres; commercials, documentaries, corporate videos, long and short narrative films and music videos. Demonstrates paramount efforts in Cinematography, Video Editing and Color Grading with comprehensive skills in creative development and artistic Visualization. Exemplifies in-depth knowledge in managing projects from concept development through execution and delivery while meeting all requirements. Excels highly in team work and always works beyond his capabilities to fulfill the desired goals. Accustomed to working and establishing win-win relationships in all situations, and an extreme capability to multitask in fiercely competitive, stressful, and fast-paced environments. He always thinks differently.

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Nominated for best cinematographer (Reform Movie) in Uganda Film Festival 2014
  • My Short Film “ADVERSARIES” Received special selection for best East African Short Film in
  • Amakula Kampala International Festive 2012
  • Won best Film “The Source” in UWOL Competition, an online competition 2012 “The Source” got special recognition in Zuka Students Film Festival 2012

KEY STRENGTHS

  • Cinematography
  • Photography
  • Problem Resolution and Decision Making
  • Time Management and Prioritization
  • Video Editing
  • Color Grading

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

  • DIPLOMA IN FILM, TV & VIDEO PRODUCTION
    Kampala University, Film Department, UG: 2009- 2010
  • CERTIFICATE IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
    St Lawrence University Kampala. UG: 2011

FILM WORKSHOPS

  • Maisha Screen Writing 2011, Participant
  • Maisha Annual Documentary Lab 2012, Technical Participant
  • Maisha Annual Documentary Lab 2013, Technical Participant

FILM MENTORSHIP EXPERIENCE

  • Maisha Youth Lab 2013, Technical Mentor
  • Manya Children Film workshop 2013 Technical Mentor
  • Maisha Annual Documentary lab 2014, Technical Mentor
  • Manya Female Documentary Workshop 2014, Technical Mentor
  • Maisha Youth Labs Workshops 2015 Technical Mentor

CAREER PROGRESSION

SHORT FILMS

 

PROJECT TITLE YEAR PRODUCTION ROLE
Thugs 2011 Cinematographer
My Culture 2011 Cinematographer
Razo and Rabongo 2012 Cinematographer
Adversaries 2012 Director of Photography
Nico the donkey 2013 Cinematographer
Saving Maisha 2013 Cinematographer
A Fork , A Spoon And A Knight 2014 Camera Assistant
Wardrobe 2014 Director of Photography
A dog Story 2015 Director of Photography
80 Plus 2015 Director of Photography
Jinxed 2015 Director of Photography
Connected 2016 Director/D.O.P/Editor

FEATURE FILMS

 

PROJECT TITLE YEAR PRODUCTION ROLE
The Crying Man 2012 Cinematographer
Days of Distress 2012 Director of Photography
Chicago Bastards 2013 Director of Photography
House Arrest 2013 Cinematographer
Reform 2014 Cinematographer
Queen Of Katwe 2015 Camera Assistant
The .N.G.O 2015 Director of Photography/

Producer

Her Broken Shadow 2015 Director of Photography

COMMERCIALS

 

PROJECT TITLE YEAR PRODUCTION ROLE
Uganda Wildlife TVC 2014 Director of Photography
Britain Biscuits 2014 Director of Photography
Sparkles Saloon 2014 Director of Photography
Umeme Touch Pay TVC 2015 Director of Photography
Outlet Supermarket 2015 Director of Photography
Legal Paint 2014 Director of Photography

DOCUMENTARIES

 

PROJECT TITLE YEAR PRODUCTION ROLE
The Source 2012 Cinematographer
Boda Boda 2013 Cinematographer
Stop Aids Now 2013 Cinematographer
Jjajja Hilda & the Star Fish Story 2013 Cinematographer
The Winsenga App 2014 Cinematographer/Editor
Peace 2014 Cinematographer/Editor
KICK HIV/AIDS 2014 Cinematographer/Editor
Series of Health Videos 2014 Cinematographer/ Editor
Mama Cash Project 2015 Cinematographer
Mbarara Hospital Cancer Awareness Video 2015 Cinematographer/ Editor

MOST OF THE LINKS TO THE ABOVE PROJECTS MAY BE FOUND ON MY WEBSITE

www.alimusoke.com  or www.vimeo.com/alimusoke

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

  • Alumni, Maisha Film Lab
  • Film Mentor; Maisha Film Lab
  • Crew, Africa Interactive (Netherlands) DOP/Creative Producer; Stone Age Pictures Technical Director/DOP; One Films

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY

  • OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows, Vista and Macintosh
  • SOFTWARE: Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, AVID, and Microsoft Office Suite:

CAMERA VIDEO EQUIPMENT: Arri Alex XT, Arri Alexa,  Red Cameras, Canon C300, Canon XLH-1 HD, Sony FS700, Black Magic Cinema  , Canon DSLRs (5D Mk 111 & 11, 7D. 60D. T3i, T2i) among others.

ALI MUSOKE

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