Jayga Rayn - Managing Director
Born in South Africa, raised in England and has been based in China for five years. A modern nomad, he’s never lived in one house for more than two years.
Beginning his career nearly ten years ago, in the hyper competitive environment of London, he scored bylines with iconic publications like i-D, Dazed&Confused, MTV and was the technology editor of cult youth platform SUPERSUPER at 19.
He began shooting six years ago, covering local and international music for i-D, as well as chronicling his friend, and rapper, G FrSH in a serialised documentary.
He has directed commercial work for Nike, Hilton, Converse and his latest music video for Hackney wordsmith Mikill Pane was premiered by Complex.
Founding High Horse in 2015, Jayga has continued his freelance mentality, living in a world where weekends don’t exist. He is responsible for overseeing every element of production, framing HH projects through his multidisciplinary experience and attention to detail to ensure creative credibility, calibre and authenticity.
Marc Ressang - Creative Director
Marc escaped to China from Belgium immediately after finishing business school. He quickly became one of the most sought after nightlife photographers in Shanghai, capturing everything from hedonistic parties to red carpet, A-list events. He brought his nightlife career to an end with the exhibition The Sun Sets in the East at BASEMENT6.
Having travelled through over twenty countries, he has dedicated himself to chronicling far-flung, cultural events and the last bastions remaining against globalisation. His photoseries on Tibetan horse festivals was published by Nat Geo Traveller.
An accomplished photographer, he turned his visual talents to video four years ago and has since shot for Budweiser, VANS, ServicePlan, Mindshare and was the DOP on feature documentary 'Too High To Fall’.
As the co-founder and creative director of High Horse Studios, he’s responsible for ideation, visual style and keeping us on the cutting edge of visual techniques and technology.
Ting Ting Shi - Producer
Ting is a young, passionate producer. Born and raised in Shanghai, she has a great knowledge of local history and culture.
She studied Film and TV at Shanghai University and has worked with several international teams, helping create award winning independent films and adverts.
She has also organised marketing campaigns and large offline events, for both small and large companies across varied fields: fashion, art, lifestyle and fashion.
Heavily involved in the local independent film community, she has participated in the 48 hour Film Challenge and is a voluntary programmer and event planner for the Shanghai Pride Film Festival.
Joining HHS in 2016, she has become a key member of the team ensuring production between international and local teams is as smooth as possible, as well as making sure shoots go off without a hitch.