Meet the team

  • Award Winning

    We are a team of award-winning filmmakers, designers and creators

  • Work Worldwide

    We are based in Dubai, have an international team and work worldwide

  • Branded Entertainment

    We write, shoot and produce high-quality branded entertainment, short films and branded content

Maksim Varfolomeev, director, producer, DP, editor, designer, researcher

Maksim Varfolomeev

director, producer, DP, designer, researcher

Maksim Varfolomeev (1974, Omsk, Russia) has been in the filmmaking/advertisement field since 1993, starting on TV as an editor. In 1998 he switched to commercials. After 6 years in advertisement in 2003 he shifted to Almaty, Kazakhstan, founded a production company and filmed a Self-realization (Samoosoznaniye) TV series running on Kazakhstan TV for three seasons. In 2005 he joined an international advocacy campaign for human rights in Kazakhstan as a director of communications and PR. In 2009 he returned to filmmaking and moved to India where he founded Vrindavan Experience production company and a web community with the same name, while simultaneously studying Vedic philosophy and culture. He filmed and produced Glimpses of Vraja (2011, Vrindavan, India), Never Stop Chanting (2014, Dubai), Reconnection (2015, Vrindavan, India), and in 2016 ran a successful crowdfunding and SM campaign for a free release of the film. In 2017 he moved to Dubai and founded FIVE Pictures, a brand entertainment, film and design studio.

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Olga Avramenko, editor, screenwriter, SMM

Olga Avramenko

editor, screenwriter, social media director

Olga Avramenko (1974, Omsk, Russia) has been working in a national publishing house and major newspapers as an editor and journalist since 1996. In 2003 she shifted to Almaty, Kazakhstan, where she joined a vedic farm eco-project to study Ayurveda and well-being. In the same year she joined Self-realization (Samoosoznaniye) TV-project, managing the production of a series running on Kazakhstan TV for three seasons. In 2005 she joined an international advocacy campaign for human rights in Kazakhstan as an assistant of director of communications and PR. In 2009 she shifted to India where she worked in Vrindavan Experience production company as a producer and editor. In 2011 she established an online-community with the same name, working as a social media director and SMM manager. As a filmmaker she produced Glimpses of Vraja (2011, Vrindavan, India), co-wrote and co-produced Never Stop Chanting (2014, Dubai) and Reconnection (2015, Vrindavan, India), and in 2016 ran a successful crowdfunding and SM campaign for a free release of the film.

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Filip Cargonja, photographer, director, travel writer

Filip Cargonja

photographer, director, travel writer

Filip (1981, Rijeka, Croatia) has been working in the field of visual communication for more than 20 years in various areas of commercial and art scene. He studied at the Institute for Photography and Visual Arts (ISFAV) in Padua, Italy, and upon completion directed his attention to commercial and fashion photography. Since 2009 he has shot music videos for prominent Croatian musicians (Gibboni, Urban, Vatra), and in parallel discovered his own fascination with India. Since 2012 he has completely dedicated his efforts to travels, documentary movies and video production for international organisations and production companies dealing with environmental issues, humanitarianism and consciousness development. Indian landscape, culture and philosophy became the main focus of his travel diaries, videos and lectures.

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Armand Gachet, designer, artist, musician

Armand Gachet

designer, artist, musician

Armand Gachet (1975, Mauritius) was raised in South Africa, and after his studies started his career in advertising, graphic design and illustration. He spent several years in Vrindavan, India, assisting Food for Life (food relief campaign for the needy) as a designer for the fund raising of the project while studying vedic culture and practicing bhakti yoga. In 2001 he moved to Kazakhstan to help on an ambitious vedic farm project as a designer and a fund raiser. In 2003 he moved back to Mauritius and founded Unique Ltd, where he continued his professional career as a designer and artist commissioned for murals, live art and sculptures.

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Fyodor Samsonov, director, dp, photographer, motion graphics

Fyodor Samsonov

director, dp, photographer, motion graphics

Fyodor Samsonov (1973, Russia), graduated Omsk State Technical University as Bachelor of Engineering and has been working on TV since 1994. From 1999 he directs ‘Studio Five’ production studio, he has produced thousands of commercials and films throughout his 18 year career. He specializes in 3D, 2D motion design, animation, photography, feature shorts and ads and corporate films.

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Maksim Ryabikov, musician, composer, producer

Maksim Ryabikov

musician, composer, producer

Maksim Ryabikov (1974, Russia), a musician, composer and lyricist, has been in the music scene since the 90s. In 2011 he founded ‘Groggy’ music band, has been an active member of the group and performed in different music projects, touring Russia and Europe and recording albums. He works at ‘Studio Five’ since 2002. He specializes in composing the original score for commercials and corporate films, writes, arranges and produces songs. He also edits corporate films, music clips and wedding videos and has experience in producing infographics and motion design ads, having many projects of different complexity under his belt.

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Who we are

Craig

Creative Director


Mandy

Designer


Tim

Developer


Aiden

Social Media

Filmmaking

We write, shoot and produce high-quality branded entertainment, short films and branded content. Do you need us in your country? We will fly to your destination.

Our Films

Postproduction

Do you need postproduction? We edit, color grade, compose, rotoscope, do motion graphics and a bit of VFX.

Our Work

Audio

You need a soundtrack? We do sound design, ADR, foley, mixing and mastering. We compose original score too.

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Design

We design corporate style, branding and logos. You need a site? We do web design and mastering.

Portfolio

How we work.

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