Vantage Pictures is a video production company in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam that puts an international spin on locally-produced content.

We're made up of producers and creatives from all across the globe who seek to bring a fresh voice to commercial storytelling. With every project, it's our sole mission to illuminate the unseen vantage that makes every brand unique.

Our Team

ALEXIS

PAUL

Alexis Odiowei

Managing Director

Alexis began his career in the UK after graduating from prestigious arts college, Goldsmiths University, London in 2008. After forging a successful career in London’s post-production scene working with brands such as Clarks Shoes, the BBC and Adidas. Alexis took his significant experience in post and made the transition into directing. Alexis’ style focuses on fusing beautiful imagery with sophisticated storytelling. Many of his influences come from his time spent developing his eye as a young man in the UK, spending time watching classic British and European cinema. Alexis has directed shoots all over the world spanning from the US to China and everywhere in between. Alexis has worked with brands such as Samsung, DJI and Nivea Men.

Paul Moore

Creative Director

Simplicity is advanced, complexity is primitive. Paul helps brands simplify complicated technology through strong visual storytelling. His expertise is in technology, lifestyle, aerial imagery, and VFX. He has directed projects for brands such as Marvel, Hasselblad, DJI, Huawei, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Linkin Park. His work has ranked the top global YouTube Ads Leaderboard, and has won numerous international awards.

ZACHARIA

Alexis Odiowei

Managing Director

Alexis began his career in the UK after graduating from prestigious arts college, Goldsmiths University, London in 2008. After forging a successful career in London’s post-production scene working with brands such as Clarks Shoes, the BBC and Adidas. Alexis took his significant experience in post and made the transition into directing. Alexis’ style focuses on fusing beautiful imagery with sophisticated storytelling. Many of his influences come from his time spent developing his eye as a young man in the UK, spending time watching classic British and European cinema. Alexis has directed shoots all over the world spanning from the US to China and everywhere in between. Alexis has worked with brands such as Samsung, DJI and Nivea Men.

Paul Moore

Creative Director

Simplicity is advanced, complexity is primitive. Paul helps brands simplify complicated technology through strong visual storytelling. His expertise is in technology, lifestyle, aerial imagery, and VFX. He has directed projects for brands such as Marvel, Hasselblad, DJI, Huawei, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Linkin Park. His work has ranked the top global YouTube Ads Leaderboard, and has won numerous international awards.

Zacharia Lorenz

Marketing Director

After graduating from the University of Arizona film school in 2012, Zacharia launched his freelance career in the United States as a production manager on numerous commercials and independent feature films. In 2015 he relocated to China, where he worked closely with DJI for more than 3 years, directing product commercials and leading video campaigns for flagship products such as the Mavic 2 Series. Zacharia has directed a range of different formats but his passion lies in tech product commercials and branded content documentaries.

JAMES

Alexis Odiowei

Managing Director

Alexis began his career in the UK after graduating from prestigious arts college, Goldsmiths University, London in 2008. After forging a successful career in London’s post-production scene working with brands such as Clarks Shoes, the BBC and Adidas. Alexis took his significant experience in post and made the transition into directing. Alexis’ style focuses on fusing beautiful imagery with sophisticated storytelling. Many of his influences come from his time spent developing his eye as a young man in the UK, spending time watching classic British and European cinema. Alexis has directed shoots all over the world spanning from the US to China and everywhere in between. Alexis has worked with brands such as Samsung, DJI and Nivea Men.

Paul Moore

Creative Director

Simplicity is advanced, complexity is primitive. Paul helps brands simplify complicated technology through strong visual storytelling. His expertise is in technology, lifestyle, aerial imagery, and VFX. He has directed projects for brands such as Marvel, Hasselblad, DJI, Huawei, Microsoft, Yahoo, and Linkin Park. His work has ranked the top global YouTube Ads Leaderboard, and has won numerous international awards.

Zacharia Lorenz

Marketing Director

After graduating from the University of Arizona film school in 2012, Zacharia launched his freelance career in the United States as a production manager on numerous commercials and independent feature films. In 2015 he relocated to China, where he worked closely with DJI for more than 3 years, directing product commercials and leading video campaigns for flagship products such as the Mavic 2 Series. Zacharia has directed a range of different formats but his passion lies in tech product commercials and branded content documentaries.

James Duong

Executive Producer

With a degree in Art & Design, James built a strong passion for filmmaking and technology after winning numerous local and international commercial/short-film awards. He later decided to pursue a career in producing and began working with a major tech company in Shenzhen, China. As part of their in-house video team, James produced video content and facilitated productions worldwide. He has worked in the United States, South Africa and all across Southeast Asia. Born and raised in Vietnam, James brings the knowledge of shooting with the local market for clients worldwide from DJI and Intel to Samsung and P&G.

Zacharia Lorenz

Marketing Director

After graduating from the University of Arizona film school in 2012, Zacharia launched his freelance career in the United States as a production manager on numerous commercials and independent feature films. In 2015 he relocated to China, where he worked closely with DJI for more than 3 years, directing product commercials and leading video campaigns for flagship products such as the Mavic 2 Series. Zacharia has directed a range of different formats but his passion lies in tech product commercials and branded content documentaries.

James Duong

Executive Producer

With a degree in Art & Design, James built a strong passion for filmmaking and technology after winning numerous local and international commercial/short-film awards. He later decided to pursue a career in producing and began working with a major tech company in Shenzhen, China. As part of their in-house video team, James produced video content and facilitated productions worldwide. He has worked in the United States, South Africa and all across Southeast Asia. Born and raised in Vietnam, James brings the knowledge of shooting with the local market for clients worldwide from DJI and Intel to Samsung and P&G.

MARTIN

BENJAMIN

James Duong

Executive Producer

With a degree in Art & Design, James built a strong passion for filmmaking and technology after winning numerous local and international commercial/short-film awards. He later decided to pursue a career in producing and began working with a major tech company in Shenzhen, China. As part of their in-house video team, James produced video content and facilitated productions worldwide. He has worked in the United States, South Africa and all across Southeast Asia. Born and raised in Vietnam, James brings the knowledge of shooting with the local market for clients worldwide from DJI and Intel to Samsung and P&G.

Martin Buzora

Director/Cinematographer

Martin is a CSA nominated Director/Cinematographer working around the globe, and an ambassador for The Perfect World Foundation. His approach to storytelling remains the same regardless of the medium: whether it's film, documentary or photography, great storytelling explores the dramas of life and illuminates the human condition.

Benjamin Villataspaisarn

VFX Director

Benjamin is a VFX Supervisor and Director based in Thailand, whose work spans across both local and international film industries. As the founder of Basugaa Studio, a Bangkok-based VFX house, he has more than 15 years of experience in 3D animation, 2D visual effects and motion graphics. Using high-end industry-standard software such as Autodesk Maya and Adobe AfterEffects, he is able to tackle any VFX obstacle your project requires. Throughout his career, Benjamin has directed and produced VFX for numerous television commercials, online videos and feature films. He has supervised VFX projects for international brands such as DJI, Mitsubishi, iiNet and SCB Bank. Benjamin is dedicated to bringing a rewarding experience for any client who has the desire to produce world-class, captivating media.

Martin Buzora

Director/Cinematographer

Martin is a CSA nominated Director/Cinematographer working around the globe, and an ambassador for The Perfect World Foundation. His approach to storytelling remains the same regardless of the medium: whether it's film, documentary or photography, great storytelling explores the dramas of life and illuminates the human condition.

Benjamin Villataspaisarn

VFX Director

Benjamin is a VFX Supervisor and Director based in Thailand, whose work spans across both local and international film industries. As the founder of Basugaa Studio, a Bangkok-based VFX house, he has more than 15 years of experience in 3D animation, 2D visual effects and motion graphics. Using high-end industry-standard software such as Autodesk Maya and Adobe AfterEffects, he is able to tackle any VFX obstacle your project requires. Throughout his career, Benjamin has directed and produced VFX for numerous television commercials, online videos and feature films. He has supervised VFX projects for international brands such as DJI, Mitsubishi, iiNet and SCB Bank. Benjamin is dedicated to bringing a rewarding experience for any client who has the desire to produce world-class, captivating media.

CHRIS

Martin Buzora

Director/Cinematographer

Martin is a CSA nominated Director/Cinematographer working around the globe, and an ambassador for The Perfect World Foundation. His approach to storytelling remains the same regardless of the medium: whether it's film, documentary or photography, great storytelling explores the dramas of life and illuminates the human condition.

Benjamin Villataspaisarn

VFX Director

Benjamin is a VFX Supervisor and Director based in Thailand, whose work spans across both local and international film industries. As the founder of Basugaa Studio, a Bangkok-based VFX house, he has more than 15 years of experience in 3D animation, 2D visual effects and motion graphics. Using high-end industry-standard software such as Autodesk Maya and Adobe AfterEffects, he is able to tackle any VFX obstacle your project requires. Throughout his career, Benjamin has directed and produced VFX for numerous television commercials, online videos and feature films. He has supervised VFX projects for international brands such as DJI, Mitsubishi, iiNet and SCB Bank. Benjamin is dedicated to bringing a rewarding experience for any client who has the desire to produce world-class, captivating media.

Chris Skipper

Composer

Chris is an award-winning British / South African composer, sound designer and music producer. He has scored many different genres and mediums, from feature documentaries to films, video games and TV commercials. He recently collaborated on the much anticipated Discovery Channel series Surviving Borneo and has scored over 100 commercials for high-end clients, such as Samsung, DJI, Honda, Yamaha, Nivea, Toyota and Sony. His work is bold and never fails to articulate characterization, drive the narrative and evoke emotions to shift the mood with intention.

Chris Skipper

Composer

Chris is an award-winning British / South African composer, sound designer and music producer. He has scored many different genres and mediums, from feature documentaries to films, video games and TV commercials. He recently collaborated on the much anticipated Discovery Channel series Surviving Borneo and has scored over 100 commercials for high-end clients, such as Samsung, DJI, Honda, Yamaha, Nivea, Toyota and Sony. His work is bold and never fails to articulate characterization, drive the narrative and evoke emotions to shift the mood with intention.

Chris Skipper

Composer

Chris is an award-winning British / South African composer, sound designer and music producer. He has scored many different genres and mediums, from feature documentaries to films, video games and TV commercials. He recently collaborated on the much anticipated Discovery Channel series Surviving Borneo and has scored over 100 commercials for high-end clients, such as Samsung, DJI, Honda, Yamaha, Nivea, Toyota and Sony. His work is bold and never fails to articulate characterization, drive the narrative and evoke emotions to shift the mood with intention.

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