Emmanuel Whajah, a creative director and photographer known as Emzy Production Films, has always involved himself in creative pursuits. Born in Hanover, Germany, his first passion was dancing. At the age of five he imitated his idol, Michael Jackson, and a couple years later, won a dance competition. After dancing in front of the camera for over seventeen years, Emmanuel started thinking about how he could use his talent behind the camera.
Karl Lagerfeld was one of the most influential fashion designers of all time; the Creative Director at Chanel, Fendi, and his prolific namesake label Karl Lagerfeld. Rarely seen without his dark glasses, silver ponytail or fingerless gloves, he gained the reputation as the most recognizable man in fashion. With a fifty year career, Lagerfeld became a fashion legend who will forever be known as a cornerstone of Chanel’s legacy.
Luka & Jenalyn’s emotionally powerful style of dance is captured in the official music video for James Barker Band’s country cover of “Never Be the Same.” Filmed in one day at ProdStudio in Toronto, the video was directed by Ben Knechtel with video work by Lee Zavitz. Luka & Jenalyn hold nothing back as they use stunts and strong movement to capture the intimate lyrics of the song.
Larry Bourgeois, one half of the legendary French dance duo Les Twins, performed a poignant dance to “My Mind” by YEBBA while in London last month that will move you to tears. The raw, yet controlled riffs and runs of the Grammy-nominated singer’s soulful vocals are equally matched by Larry’s precise movements.
Blackpool Dance Festival was the place for Canadian duo Luka & Jenalyn to compete against the biggest names in the world in ballroom dance. After nearly one hundred years, it is still the most prestigious and longest-running ballroom dance competition in the world. The historic Empress Ballroom at the Winter Gardens Theatre in Blackpool, England on June 1st was standing room only with bow ties and gala gowns surrounding the ballroom floor.
TVA, Quebecor Content and Fair-Play are proud to welcome the amazing French dance duo Les Twins to Révolution, Quebec’s largest TV dance competition. With millions of social media followers, these hip-hop phenomenons will become masters on Révolution this fall on TVA, alongside Lydia Bouchard and Jean-Marc Généreux.
Les Twins, the wildly talented twin brothers who made their way from performing on the streets of Paris to sharing a stage with Beyonce, Jay-Z and Missy Elliot, have been crowned the best dancers in the world and the first champions of NBC’s “World of Dance,” summer’s #1 new entertainment series.