Flying High, Longlist - Fashion


Liam Cushing

Soteria(Greek goddess of salvation) tells the story of a woman after she finds a recording that recounts a didactic poem to a singular place of salvation. Embarking on a journey as she attempts to follow rituals that she believes will get her closer to her salvation. As she discovers her final destination, she realizes that the place of deliverance was not what she expected.

Liam is a Toronto/Milan based director and photographer. Born and raised in Canada, he studied at the Etobicoke School for the Arts and the University of Toronto before interning with Art Partner photo agency in 2010. He then assisted several photographers in London and NYC including Mario Testino, before launching his own career in video. His clients have included Sandro-Paris, Nike, Dazed, Valentino, Hugo Boss, and Mango. Cushing is currently working on a follow up short called 'Antipodes'.