Born and raised in San Francisco, Kal Karman lives between Milan and the rest of the world.
Kal is known for his work in fashion (Gucci, Armani, Bvlgari), and his background in special effects (Star Wars the Phantom Menace, Magnolia, Saving Private Ryan).
Kal has lensed celebrities: James Franco, Shakira, Li Yifeng & Janice Man (China), Camila Pitanga (Brazil), Filippo Timi (Italy). Models Include: Lily Donaldson, Job Kortajarena, Arizona Muse, Melodie Monrose, Anna Nevala, Maya Yoshiyama, Maximiliano Patane & Kelly Rippy.
Directing collaboration with renowned photographers: Inez & Vinoodh, Mert & Marcus, Craig Mcdean And Peter Lindbergh.
Kal explored narrative storytelling from the other side of the line by attending Stella Adler’s conservatory for acting in NYC. He currently develops his feature project “Saffron”.
Agencies: Jwt (Singapore, Shanghai, Milan, Barcelona), Ddb (Dubai, Barcelona), Euro Rscg Paris, Mccann (Shanghai, Bratislava), Ogilvy (Shanghai, Madrid), Armando Testa (Turin, Milan), Grey (Lisbon, Manila, Milan), Leo Burnett (Ho Chi Minh, Beirut, Belgrade), Saatchi & Saatchi Milan, Soho Square Sao Paulo, Bbdo Milan, Tbwa Hamburg, Y&R Milan, Hakukodu Singapore, Kingfisher Ho Chi Minh, Lipman Ny, Lowe Warsaw, Mademoiselle Noi Paris, Rem Rome, Risk Beirut, Tapsa Madrid.
Brands: Armani, Gucci, Bvlgari, Carte Noire, David Yurman, Debeers, Enel, Freixinet, Ferrero, Beiersdorf, Konika Minolta, Lux, Pepsico, Puig Fragrances, Sky.