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Transformers 4

Involvement: One of Slate Takes’ founders personally provided assistance to Michael Bay, the director of this Paramount Pictures production, which was partly filmed in Hong Kong during the month of October 2013.
Director: Michael Bay
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer
Status: To Be Released (June 2014)
Synopsis: (From IMDB.com) A mechanic and his daughter make a discovery that brings down Autobots and Decepticons – and a paranoid government official – on them.

Posted 1 year, 4 months ago.

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Contagion


Involvement: One of Slate Takes’ founders personally provided assistance to the Executive Producer / Unit Production Manager of this Warner Brothers production, which was partly filmed in Hong Kong during the month of October 2010.
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Cast: Matt Damon, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Marion Cotillard, Gwyneth Paltrow, Laurence Fishburne, Chin Han Ng, Josie Ho
Status: Released (2011)
Synopsis: (From IMDB.com) An action-thriller that’s centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease, and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak.

Posted 1 year, 6 months ago.

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Reflections

Random catch of the sun’s reflection by the pool.

Posted 1 year, 8 months ago.

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Alice in Wonderland


Slate Takes took great pleasure in producing a DVD recording of the ISF Academy students’ stage performance of “Alice in Wonderland “.

Posted 1 year, 9 months ago.

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A Touch of Heart

As part of Slate Takes’ CSR, we directed this documentary about “Free Yum Cha“, a social enterprise that connects under-resourced charitable organizations with members of the public, who get to know each other over dim sum, and build long-lasting friendships through community service.

Producer: For Good, an organization that unites artists, and also our new partner, NGOs and supporters together to build awareness, support and love within the Hong Kong community. It received support from the Jockey Club Make a Difference School Accumulator Scheme in partnership with UnLtd Hong Kong.
Director: Cassandra Chan of Slate Takes Limited
Cast: Carmen Lee, Alan To
Crew: Yvonne Young, Shawn Tse

Completion date: January 2015
Duration: 7 minutes
Screenings: For Good: Film Project 2015

Posted 2 years ago.

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Sino Philes

“Sino Philes” is an experimental mockumentary that follows the lives of David Wong and Vivian Chen, who have just relocated from Vancouver, Canada to Hong Kong, China. In an attempt to reconnect with their roots, they become entangled in unique social conflicts that presently occur between Hong Kongers and Mainlanders. From issues revolving around cross-border tourism and anchor babies, to right of abode and the “Umbrella Movement”, they ultimately discover what it means to be “Chinese” and what the “Chinese dream” means to them.

Presenting the somewhat fictional characters in documentary style, and situating them in real-life not-so-distant-past events, this attempt to blur the lines between reality and fiction brings to question the seemingly bizarre confrontations between Hong Kongers and Mainlanders. By intentionally presenting both sides of the issues objectively, an understanding can hopefully be reached through an open dialogue that extends beyond the film, with the ultimate aim of celebrating the subcultural diversity of the Chinese diaspora the world over.

A co-production with Radio Netherlands Worldwide, the film is published on RNW’s YouTube channel and their Chinese site, Helan Online via Youku and Tudou. Slate Takes thought it fitting to partner with RNW on this production for the main reason that RNW promotes free speech through independent journalism and the use of new media. On this note, we would like to point out that Youku and Tudou removed (i.e. censored) webisode 4, “The Tourist”. However, you can view ALL webisodes below.

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All WEBISODES can also be found at SinoPhiles.asia

FILM VERSION:

The film garnered an AWARD of MERIT at the ACCOLADE GLOBAL FILM COMPETITION on February 2016.
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It was also officially selected for the HONG KONG ARTHOUSE FILM FESTIVAL in Spring 2016.
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Posted 2 years, 1 month ago.

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Jones Lang LaSelle at IFMA

Slate Takes provided coverage for JLL, Peter Merrett’s presentation at the IFMA Conference.

Posted 2 years, 3 months ago.

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Credit Suisse Legacy Programme

Slate Takes provided a team of technical facilitators, who assisted Credit Suisse employees with their team building video activity.

Posted 2 years, 6 months ago.

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Discovery Channel TLC


One of Slate Takes’ founders was personally involved in the Discovery Channel TLC series production, “My Taste of Hong Kong“.

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago.

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Nissan Infiniti Q50


Slate Takes was at the launch of the Infiniti Q50, which arrived in style! The footage from our on-site live projection was also on Bloomberg (at 0:59, again at 1:24, and 2:06)!

Posted 2 years, 7 months ago.

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