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Thinking about design


Are mobile phones made for patenting companies or for user's needs? This film produced for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and directed by Matthew Charoff seeks to answer that question.

After Hyatt, this was another successful collaboration with NYC's Co.Mission content working with multi award agency m ss ng p eces. The brief was to chase phones in highly controlled special malls in Shenzen, China.


The HK Fixer's value

  • High intensity production / Fixing in controlled areas

  • Interpretation in Chinese

  • Location scouting and management

  • Logistics and transport


Director: Matthew Charof
Executive Producer and Founder: Ari Kuschnir
Executive Producers and Partners: Kate Oppenheim and Brian Latt
Head of Production: Dave Saltzman
Producer: Jonathan Figueroa
Director of Photography: Dan Witrock
Co.Mission Content
Executive Producer: Harrison Winter
Producer in Shenzhen: David Attali
Director of Photography in Shenzhen: Nils Clauss