The Making of Panthera | DAZED Magazine

Brooklyn-based drag queen Panthera Lush spends hundreds of painstaking hours behind the sewing machine designing couture-worthy looks. Weaving cinéma vérité and choreographed drama, this documentary short follows Panthera and her chameleonic friends to take a closer look at the creative process behind the ever-evolving art form of drag.

Link | DAZED Premiere


Directors | Renee Mao & Savannah O'Leary
Producer | Kieran Altmann
Cinematographer | Shannon Palmer
Editor | Savannah O'Leary

Starring | Panthera Lush

Also Featuring | Crystal Mesh, Magenta, Jay Kay, West Dakota, Esther, Kuby, Blvck Laé D.

Production Design | Violet Overn
Composers | Dylan Nowik, Matt Parad & Annika Zee
Sound Design & Mix | Hunter Berk
Colorist | Kath Raisch @ Company 3
Title Design | Ugly Wolf
Title Animation | Ericka Ubasa
Motion Graphics | Phillip Gladkov


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DAZED Magazine Online Premiere