WHO WE ARE

Luxe.World’s team of creatives, directors, producers, photographers, cinematographers and visual FX artists create powerful visual content and unique branding for the ever-expanding World of Luxury.

REBECCA BLAKE

CREATIVE DIRECTOR/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER

Founder, Luxe.World

World-renowned Director Rebecca Blake’s talent for shooting extraordinary images is known throughout the globe.

Born in Antwerp, Belgium, Rebecca Blake came to the United States at a young age, and her European roots are evident in her work and aesthetics. She combines her love of all things modern: architecture, fashion, futurist technology – with her rich knowledge and appreciation of history and classical traditions; melding these diverse interests and influences into a unique and highly visualist style that goes beyond time and place.

A look through Rebecca Blake’s portfolio of Photography and Film is a journey through the world’s most beautiful faces and places. Rebecca has worked with the top Ad agencies internationally on large campaigns, as well as with Clients Direct – both in the U.S. and in Europe & Asia. She has worked with many top clients such as L’Oreal, Maybelline, Uniqlo, Shiseido, Citroen and others who tapped Rebecca for her intimate understanding of what it takes to create a truly gorgeous advertising campaign.

Rebecca Blake’s Still-Photography has been exhibited at The Rizzoli Gallery, Nikon House, The Hastings Gallery, The Witkin Gallery, The Light Gallery, among others. Her work is in the permanent collections of the International Center of Photography and The Brooklyn Museum.  She has won numerous awards for her Film/Video work as well, with videos for musical artists such as Prince.

DEKE DONELIAN

CINEMATOGRAPHER/DIRECTOR/PHOTOGRAPHER

Partner, Luxe.World

Cinematographer/Director Deke Donelian is well-known for superb lighting design and for shooting unique, finely tuned, highly designed imagery around the globe. A mastery of refined technique allows Deke to move between the expansive worlds of beauty & lifestyle imagery and the delicate precision of tabletop film and jewel photography.

Celebrities & Musical Artists with whom Deke has worked: Jessica Alba, Adriana Lima, Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer, Kate Moss, Angie Harmon, Prince, Michael Bolton, Puff Daddy, Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Babyface, Billie Myers, Luis Miguel, Seiko Matsuda, Goldie Hawn, Roseanne Barr, Anna Tsuchiya, Kaori Momoi.

Special Skills: Fashion and Beauty Photography, Table Top Cinematography, Digital Cinematography, High Speed Cinematography, Digital Still Photography, Macro Cinematography, Aerial Cinematography (Helicopter), Cranes & Remote Heads, Special FX and Chroma-Key, Motion Control.

MICHAEL OWEN

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER/ TECHNOLOGY GURU

Michael Owen is an award-winning producer with decades of experience producing commercial, music videos, short documentaries, video art and recently augmented and virtual reality projects.

A great story is the key to success for every project no matter what the medium. Michael quickly grasps the best tools and methods to tell a desired story.

Most importantly Michael maintains the lines of communication between the client, creatives and production teams throughout the planning and execution of a project to ensure everyone’s satisfaction with process and the result.

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COLIN STACKPOLE

CREATIVE DIRECTOR/VISUAL EFFECTS ARTIST

Colin has over 20 years of experience as a visual effects artist, creatice director and business owner in the advertising and film industries.

He leads innovative teams of designers, directors and animators, while expertly guiding clients through every step of the creative process.

His award-winning work with top-tier agencies and production companies has been featured in numerous Super Bowl spots and ad campaigns for notable brands such as Gillette, Pepsi, Jeep, the NFL and Bank of America.

MARY KNOX

NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Mary Knox brings new Business development and management consulting to LUXE.WORLD.
Mary’s extensive experience working with global brands, ad agencies and creative talent adds her huge strategic marketing brilliance and insights to our Luxury clients and team.
Mary Knox knocks it out of the park…..and she makes you laugh while doing it!

CHARLES SELF

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Charles brings a wealth of diverse production experience with him, from his years of working in the New York, L.A. and Mexico City markets.

He honed his production skills at prestigious companies such as Nice Shoes, Digital Kitchen and R/GA, and has produced award-winning work in commercial production, episodic television and broadcast design.

His portfolio includes international projects for high-profile brands such as Nike, Apple, and BMW and powerhouse Studios such as HBO, Netflix, Amazon and Disney.

LINDA ROSNER

KEITH GAYHEART

ARTISANS PR

Linda Rosner founded ArtisansPR and has built it into a highly respected and successful agency focused on media, entertainment and technology. Her experience in developing communications programs spans several market sectors including film and television production and post production, creative advertising services, and digital production technologies and software. She is a member of the Hollywood Post Alliance, SMPTE and other industry organizations.

Keith Gayhart directs content strategy for the company, combining keen storytelling skill with deep knowledge of the media landscape from Top Ten print and electronic media outlets to industry and enthusiast websites and blogs. Having worked with leading edge technology companies for more than 20 years, he also has a deep understanding of trends and issues affecting the industry.