Celebrity Photographer & Côte d’ Azur WebFest Founder Clinton H. Wallace
Clinton Wallace is recognized worldwide as a celebrity photographer having covered such prestigious events as the Oscars, Cannes Film Festival, MTV Movie Awards, Music Awards, Billboard Awards, SAG Awards, Grammy Awards, The Emmy’s, Sundance, NAPTE, Toronto Film Festival, Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival, and more. His work has appeared in People Magazine, E! Entertainment, InTouch Weekly, Cosmopolitan, US Weekly, Vanity Fair, New York Post, Daily Mail, Who Weekly Australia, Teen Vogue, Teen People, among others.
As one of the official media photographers for such charities as The George Lopez Foundation, Project Save Our Surf, Working Dreams Foundation, and Hollywood’s Walk of Fame inductions, Wallace has covered Hollywood A-Listers such as Jerry Bruckheimer, Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock, Bryan Cranston, Puff Daddy, Hugh Jackman, Christina Aguilera, Snoop Dog, Jennifer Lopez, Cate Blanchett, Leonardo DiCaprio, Rod Stewart, Nicole Ritchie, Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian, Helen Mirren, Ridley Scott and many, many more. Clinton most recently shot Director Guillermo del Toro’s star induction into the Hollywood Walk of Fame surrounded by Singer, Lana Del Rey, and Producer, JJ Abrams.
In addition to photography, Clinton has produced or executive produced over 50 films. His big break came producing Machete Joe, a horror film, and German Town Jamaica: The Lost History of Seaford Town, Jamaica, a documentary, which firmly established his award-winning, indie filmmaking career.
This documentary went on to win numerous awards and is still currently touring around the world at such major universities as Penn State, Harvard, London, Toronto, Ottowa, and other cultural institutions. You can learn more here: http://germantownjamaica.com/
His background shooting film festivals around the world as a photographer lead to Clinton collaborating on numerous film festivals in an advisory capacity over the years as well.
He was part of the launch of the Beverly Hills Film, TV, and New Media Festival which Sharon Stone was honored in due to his involvement. He helped launch the Louisiana International Film Festival successfully in Baton Rouge as their Strategic Partnerships Liaison and was honored there as well.
He also worked on the Bel Air Film Festival, and the Concrete Dream Film Festival where he was honored as the Producer of the Mini Movie Series in 2017-18. He also helped launch the Avant-Garde Film Festival last year as their programming director along with cult actress Rena Riffel.
He advised on the K-Web Fest as a jury member for this Korean online festival which led to him launching his own Côte d’ Azur WebFest during the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, in its inaugural year over 100 filmmakers and 200 submissions were received and 40 selected. Clinton’s Côte d’ Azur WebFest is the first international web series festival on the French Riviera dedicated to presenting, recognizing, and advancing short-form digital content from around the world.
Over the years, Clinton H. Wallace has been recognized with other honors such as the Commission of Kentucky Colonel, the highest title of honor bestowed by the Governor of Kentucky. He’s been inducted into the Marquis Who’s Who for entertainment industry contributions. He also has received numerous Certificates of Recognition and an Outstanding Civic Service award by the City of Los Angeles individually, and as Photomundo International, his photography agency, for his considerable charitable contributions as a photographer/philanthropist/filmmaker. A portion of all his photography earnings is donated to Kiva.org which helps women in third world countries start businesses.
Some topics we dive deep into:
*Being in NYC and Paris during the ’90s
*Working with Hilary Clinton when she was the first lady
*Metaphysical Experience & His Holiness
*Cote D'Azur Web Fest Winner Announcement 2021
*Being Creative during the pandemic
*Being ahead of the curve, launching a web fest in Cannes
*Paris Fashion Week - NYFW -
*Staring a photography company
*What inspires George Lucas
*NFT’s as artists
Connect more with Clinton H. Wallace:
Côte d’Azur Webfest Founder/Content Programming & Development
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