Valerie Phil is a Global Producer, Director, and Creative Director with more than 20 years of experience in advancement and excellence.
Having worked with companies from the UK, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, Australia, Russia, Japan, Italy, Norway, Sweden, Finland, the Arctic Circle, and Asia, she opened DA! FILMS in Los Angeles to bridge productions across markets of Europe, Asia, and the USA.
Valerie has worked closely with acknowledged directors like Martin Campbell, Ken Loach, Roger Spottiswoode, Vadim Perelman, Matthias Zentner, Andrij Parekh, Garth Davis, Jean- Pierre Roux, Rupert Wainwright, Jake Nava, Stylewar; cinematographers like Pawel Edelman, Doug Milsome, Greg Francois, Jallo Faber, Jonathan Sela, Vilko Filac, as well as many visual and recording artists like Natalie Imbruglia, Basement Jaxx, Simon Webbe, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, and many more.
Her reel counts hundreds of projects in advertising, print campaigns that received prestigious awards like Cannes Lions, Boards, Shots, FIAP, Epica, Clio, San Sebastian, The Spikes, Asia Pacific AdFest Film. Valerie has also produced a number of feature films, short films, documentaries, reality TV, and art projects.
Valerie has unique skills and can find the solutions to any task and make the impossible possible.
Born in Germany and raised in Ukraine, Serge is a self-made Cinematographer and Lighting Gaffer and a Co-Producing partner at DA! FILMS.
In the industry since his teens, Serge Svetnoy has been involved in every aspect of filmmaking’s technical side and has extensive knowledge of camera, lighting, and special rigging equipment. He represents the classical school of Cinematography using light as the medium of expression.
Serge has worked on dozens of feature films and shot hundreds of award-winning television commercials and music videos in his career. His practical knowledge of on-set production brings working solutions for every aspect of your project.
He’s proud to have partnered on-set withe Pawel Edelman, Doug Milsome, Greg Francois, Jallo Faber, Jonathan Sela, Vilko Filac, Tony Kaye, Shane Hurblutt, Andrij Parekh, Jallo Faber, Jonathan Sela, Roman Vasyanov, Robbie Ryan, Jean-Paul Seresin, Jean-Louis Vialard, Britta Mangold, Sebastian Pfaffenbichler, Ben Dolphin, Maher Maleh, Daniel Gottschalk, Franco Paroni, Serge Roman and many others.
Being a professional and easygoing person, Serge Svetnoy is a creative technician and a strong team leader who manages big sets at ease and finds new solutions for low-budget projects as well.
With years of experience in film, advertising, and tv production, Serge Svetnoy has become an authentic artist painting with light.
Production: PARK VI x Radioaktivefilm
Director: Oleg Pogodin
DOP: Antoine Vivas-Denisov
Starring: Sergey Garmash,
Bogdan Stupka, Yekaterina Rednikova
It’s a Free World
Production: DA! FILMS
Director: Rachel Mason
DOP: Halyna Hutchins
Producer: Valerie Phil
Starring: Naoyuki Oguri