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WHY MAKAVELI?

Calli Cohen, also known as Mrs. Makaveli, is a multi-talented creative professional who excels in a variety of fields. She was born in Kiev, Ukraine, and later moved to Montreal, Canada, where she currently resides.

Calli attended Dawson College for Fine Arts and went on to study Interior Design at LaSalle College. She has since built an impressive career in the creative industry, with experience in directing, filmmaking, photography, social media strategy, and executive producing.

As a director and filmmaker, Calli has worked on a variety of projects, including music videos, short films, and commercials. Her work has been recognized for its creativity, style, and attention to detail.

In addition to her work in film and video, Calli is also an accomplished published photographer.

Her images are known for their evocative and emotional quality, and she has a keen eye for capturing candid moments that tell a story.

As a social media strategist, Calli has helped numerous brands and influencers build their online presence and connect with their audiences. She has a deep understanding of social media trends, algorithms, and best practices, and she uses this knowledge to create engaging content that resonates with viewers.

Finally, as an executive producer, Calli brings her extensive experience and diverse skill set to a variety of projects.

She has a talent for managing budgets, timelines, film festival strategies, pitch decks, creative writing, branding management and creative teams, and she is able to balance the creative vision of a project with its practical considerations.

Overall, Calli Cohen's diverse range of skills and experiences have made her a highly sought-after creative professional in the business & art community.

 

Her passion, dedication, and innovative approach to each project she takes on have earned her a reputation as a talented and versatile artist.

"My goal is to share, through immersive photographic stories, the awe I experience at the shining grandeur in the world around me. The humanistic approach to my art is my primary artistic direction, and I’ve been exploring human interaction with honest film photos, films & work that captures the true essence of my subjects in a deeper way that goes beyond just a photograph or video. Everything I capture helps empower each subject, celebrate diversity and honor not only their stories, but various communities as a whole."

-Calli Makaveli

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