Tuesday, 13. November 2012 - 6:30 pm
Black Revolver Films (that’s Tom Clarke and Rob Palmer) have worked with the intriguingly-titled “The Mitcham Submarine” to journey into science labs of old, creating some excellently interesting in-camera effects along the way. Self-produced by the Midlands-based BRF duo, they spent three days experimenting with different techniques to produce this atmospheric promo.
“It was very much a rolling ideas process. We knew the directions we were going before we began, but we also knew it was to be a very experimental process. We wanted to make an organic, seasonal feel video to offset the themes of the track and the EP, trying the make the video reflect a science lab of old.
“The phrenology head was designed to include the most emotive and evocative words from the song, and were used in effect throughout the first part. It took three days to film and we very much took a ‘trial and error’ stance with many elements, not knowing what the outcome would be was part of the excitement. None of us knew how the slugs would react for instance but they seem to be the stars of the show.”
Directed by: Black Revolver Films and The Mitcham Submarine
Production company: Black Revolver Films