Bio

 

Delano (1971) studied audiovisual design and photography at The Gerrit Rietveld Art Academy in Amsterdam.

He furthered his craft in filmmaking at The London International Film School.

 

Having a feel for the moment and a strong visual sense he soon managed to appeal to the artists of the MTV generation.

 

Some of the artist and brands he has directed films  for include: Nike, Gap, Zegna, Heineken, Puma, Deutsche Bank, Paco Rabanne and Lenny Kravitz, to name a few.

 

With a keen interest in human behaviour , his protagonists often exist at the edge of their sanity.

An exploration of what it means to be human. It’s where he believes the

most interesting things happen. Captured in a visual language that reflects his love for colourful and graphic imagery combined with elegant and fashionable production design and styling.

Combining his visual aesthetic and music video rhythm with short form storytelling.

 

His work has been nominated and awarded prizes at the MTV VMA , Viva Awards, Eurobest, TMF Awards, Cannes Lions and EVMA.

 

His 2021 short film 'The Colour Of Spinach' has been selected for the Berlin Fashion Film Festival, Buenos Aires Fashion Film Festival and nominated at the Shortcutz festival and Sarajevo Fashion Film Festival.

Solo Exhibitions

 

2022

"And I Stood By And Watched", A'PEX Gallery

 Antwerp.

 

 

1998

"I'd Rather Go Blind"

Fahey Klein Gallery

Los Angeles

 

 

 

 

Delano Sookha

 

+31621475211

delano@dela.no

Representation

Feature Films & Literary

 

Creative Artists Agency

+1 424 288 2000