Tell A Story with LomoKino LomoAmigo Mok

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He advises us to tell a story when it comes to producing our LomoKino movies. A sound advice that does not only fuel creativity but also gives us awesome analogue films!

He hits the one-minute mark every time he creates a LomoKino film which denotes how planned (yet still fun) his analogue films are! Every LomoKino experience is a delight with this man from California so let us know him more as he is our LomoKino LomoAmigo!

Credits: mok

Name: Mok
Lomography Username: mok
Location: San Francisco, California
Number of years as a Lomographer: Two
Number of years in the Community: Two

Tell us about yourself. What do you do for a living? What are your interests?

At present, I work in retail. My interests include photography and painting, as well as many other artistic pursuits. I also love books and girls, and girls that love books.

He’s pretty awesome with film photography, too!

Describe the LomoKino in five words.

Click click click click yeah!

How did you like shooting with the LomoKino?

I think it is a great little movie maker. I wish it had a few more controls, but it is fun to work with.

Everyday (Kino 1)

What or who has inspired you to purchase and use the LomoKino?

I bought mine not long after it first came out. I enjoy film photography and filmmaking. You could say that the camera itself inspired the purchase.

Any funny or strange encounters you’ve had with it?

None particularly, unfortunately.

Walkies

If you could shoot any person alive or dead (or imaginary) with your LomoKino, who would it be and why?

I would have loved to work with Bruce Lee in any capacity. He was such an amazing individual, and I am certain it would have changed my life.

Kindly share to us any LomoKino movie you love the most.

Of my own, I would have to say Sirens of Titan. It was something I worked hard on and I am pretty pleased with the result. I enjoyed the result of my movie K.I.T. as well. Doing the foley art for that movie was a lot of fun.

A great LomoKino film from Mok, Sirens of Titan.

Otherwise, I have gotten the most joy out of arnaudmartin movies. They tell good stories and they are superbly lit, and both are essential fundamentals for a good film.

Any future plans with your LomoKino? More shoots or a full-length film perhaps?

There will be more movies in the future. I have a few ideas that are in the experimental vein. As for a full-length, I wouldn’t rule it outside the realm of possibility.

Your advice to future LomoKino users.

Tell a story with your movies. Home movies are a little dull.

A three-minuter entitled K.I.T.

Jtrain

Do you have something to say about your LomoKino experience? Then drop me a line at mayee.gonzales@lomography.com and you might be our next LomoKino LomoAmigo!

Enter a new analogue dimension with the LomoKino. Lomography’s own 35mm analogue movie camera allows you to capture action and immortalize your story on film! Shoot 144 frames on any 35mm film and create your own cinematic masterpieces. Want to watch your movie the old-school way? We also offer the LomoKino and LomoKinoscope package!

written by mayeemayee on 2013-07-06 in #people #lomoamigos #videos #lomokino #mok #lomoamigo #lomokino-lomoamigo

One Comment

  1. mayeemayee
    mayeemayee ·

    Hello, @mok! Thank you very much for this interview! :)

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