Reading Time: 5 minutes “Our family and friends aren’t Star Wars fans at all,” says Hinako Kassai, who lives in Tokyo with her husband Kento. It came as a surprise, then, when these family and friends…
1854 Commissions connect the best photographic talent with major international brands to collaborate on meaningful, narrative-led projects.
Our award-winning content agency, Studio 1854, facilitates visual campaigns that serve a social and cultural purpose — all the while granting photographers and filmmakers unparalleled creative freedom.
“To be given all this creative freedom and told, ‘make what you want, here’s loads of time and a good amount of money’ — that doesn’t happen very often”
Catherine Hyland, 1854 commissioned photographer
“I just love how BJP commissions champion the photographer’s individual aesthetic and approach. I’ve never had a commissioned gig where I could have the freedom to use my voice to lead the narrative”
Camila Svenson, 1854 commissioned photographer (Star Wars Families)
“Working on a brand commission with 1854 has really opened my eyes to the potential of using the power of real photography to create meaningful conversations between brands and their communities. The photographer wins. The brand wins. The audience wins. It’s a massive opportunity”
Laura Pannack, 1854 commissioned photographer
“I grew up reading fantasy books. I was a huge nerd living in a town where I felt really misunderstood and found refuge in sci-fi and fantasy. Being able to work on a commission that was about a real family that might also find solace in these ideas — especially in the context of a story as iconic as Star Wars — was really exciting”
Ying Ang, 1854 commissioned photographer (Star Wars Families)