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Asa began his story-telling journey at a young age working on family holiday video projects. His burning passion for film led him to found Blue Method Films.

 

Kryst's unique perspective and dynamic approach to production has been honed and developed, setting him apart as a category changing director. He is part of Facebook’s Emerging Independent Filmmakers and was selected to speak on the Sundance panel for Equality. His 2020 Black Lives Matter work was featured by Amazon and seen around the world on social media. 

Asa Kryst

Director - Filmmaker

Press

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Charlotte filmmaker turned his childhood movie-making dreams into reality

"Asa Kryst’s interest in telling stories began at a young age in Charlotte. Before anyone opened presents on Christmas day, his parents required Kryst and his five siblings to..."


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Charlotte Observer

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Charlotte filmmaker directs racial justice film for national university course

"Part of my job as a storyteller is to convey the emotion behind every narrative,” said Kryst. “In working with ULCC, that job became even easier. ULCC advocates are deeply committed..."


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WSOC-TV

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Meet Asa Kryst

"Since as early as I can remember, I was always creating stories and using storytelling as a creative outlet, whether it be creating stories with random toys that I had or playing dress up and acting out different movie scenes..."


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VoyageATL

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Charlotte Film Director Captures Vital Work of Urban League of Central Carolinas Through United for Equality Initiative

"In one of the films, directed by Charlotte-based director Asa Kryst, a filmmaker with a passion for visual storytelling, students will explore the impact... 


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Business Wire

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Asa Kryst’s Visions of Charlotte Seen in LA

"Creatives lead the way! Amazon has contracted with Charlotte Photographer, Asa Kryst, to use an image he took during the recent..." 


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Charlotte is Creative

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Charlotte photographer's work goes up on Amazon billboards

"A photograph taken at a recent Charlotte protest is now being seen by millions of people after being put on Amazon billboards across Los Angeles..."


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WCNC Charlotte

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Chance encounter leads to social activism opportunity for Asa Kryst

"Kryst went to a protest Uptown on June 2 with the intention of documenting this moment. He produced a 64-second video on his Instagram @asa_kryst, titled “We Stand Together” on June 3..." 


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The Charlotte Post

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I turned off all my notifications after watching Netflix's 'The Social Dilemma'

"Social media has not only given Kryst the opportunities to stay connected with friends and family, but the platforms have allowed him to grow his business..."


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Charlotte Observer