MOUNTAIN TOP ARBORETUM

An education center in the Catskills

In Development

BLOODYBACK

Zombies in the colonies

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NELP

Fighting for a living wage

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OUR WORK

 

BLOODYBACK
A zombie period piece? We produced and shot this wild tale of the undead during the Civil War. Directed and co-produced by…

NELP – A LIVING WAGE
Nelp (National Employment Law Project) commissioned us to create this series of short films to support their minimum wage increase campaign. Directed by Vinay Chowhdry

MAJOR LEAGUE BOCCE
A series of promotional videos for Major League Bocce’s social media platforms. Loads of fun, and beer too. Directed by Juan P. Dominguez.

THE WOODWORKER
The Dakoit team wrote, produced, and finished this spec commercial. Co produced and directed by Juan P. Dominguez and Zachary Ludescher.

PEGASUS WARNING
Directed by Vinay Chowdhry, Dakoit shot, produced, and edited this music video for the release of Pegasus Warning’s single Try So Hard. We teamed up with internationally renowned artist Wangechi Mutu on the set and design.

THE TO DO LIST PROMO
Comedy Central hired us to create a series of spots to promote Aubrey Plaza’s movie The To Do List. Dakoit Pictures worked with our good friends at Tree Top Seven and Look! Pretty Pictures to produce these raunchy man-on-the-street style interviews.

OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN PROMO
To help promote the film Olympus Has Fallen, Comedy Central and SpikeTV brought in Aaron Eckhart and Gerard Butler to talk about their movie. We teamed up with Tree Top Seven to produce and finish a series of 3 spots.

THIS IS 40 PROMO
We helped produce a studio shoot with Mr. Apatow, Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann for Comedy Central. Dakoit edited together a total of 7 spots that aired during a special broadcast of 40 Year Old Virgin.

BROOKLYN BOULDERS
To build excitement around Brooklyn Boulders’ new outpost in Somerville, MA, we created this exciting behind-the-scenes look at the new facility.

WCC ORIGINS
World Cares Center empowers communities to respond to a crisis when disaster strikes. Vinay Chowdhry directed this piece about the origins of World Cares Center.

WCC: WHAT WE DO
We wrote, produced, and animated this video explaining what World Cares Center does – and why that’s so important.

ALABAMA INJUSTICE
We worked with Sam Waterston from Law & Order to produce this video explaining a death row case and why Billy Kuenzel deserves to have a fair trial. Directed by Zachary Ludescher

KAT EDMONSON
We love this song – so sweet and yet so catchy! Dakoit cut and graded this delightful music video for Kat Edmonson’s single.

CAPABILITIES

POST
Finishing
Editing
Color Grading

PRODUCTION
Production
Cinematography
Directing

DEVELOPMENT
Concept Development
Messaging
Content Management

WHO WE ARE

 

Dakoit is a creative studio specializing in developing content, branding and post-production. A small crew of editors, directors and producers, we are ready to collaborate with clients at any stage of the creative process, from idea generation to execution and finishing. Our combined experience makes us nimble and meticulous—we are passionate about creating great, inspiring work.

Zachary Ludescher

Zachary Ludescher

Director, DP, Editor, VFX/Color

An image guru and a passionate filmmaker, he has shot for major TV and film projects as well as edited at many of the top editorial houses in NYC.
Quite an indulgent dog father, he’s also a master Dojo fighter.

Alex Gilwit

Alex Gilwit

DP, Editor, Studio Manager

An accomplished shooter, her versatility and command of tools and technology make her indispensable on every project.
At any given moment you might catch her at a bad joke or Lip syncing her way through a Ramones album.

Vinay Chowdhry

Vinay Chowdhry

Producer, Director, Writer

A film and production faculty member at The New School, his vast experience in documentary filmmaking gives him a keen instinct for compelling human stories.
An uncompromising cook, no distance, weather condition, or stomach bug will keep him from an undiscovered culinary experience.

Juan P. Dominguez

Juan P. Dominguez

Director, Creative Director

With awarded creative work in the ad industry, his experience brings a sharp eye for brand storytelling and flawless execution.
A soccer worshiper, he will follow many and all leagues around the world, popular and obscure ones alike.

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