David Knight - 29th Feb 2008

The Guillemots' MC Lord MAgRAo (definitely his real name) approached Up The Resolution - that's Dom Thompson-Talbot, Merlin Nation and Griff - to co-direct the video for the first single for their new album Red, and the result is this ravishing spectacle.

UTR's work has developed through pure animation to post-heavy work to pure live action - and they have a live action short film for two Cinematic Orchestra tracks coming out later this year. Get Over It definitely leans towards live action as well, but also has a graphic, vibrantly colourful quality - very Red in fact.

Lead singer Fyfe takes a surreal journey through his own sub-conscious, accompanied by various bandmembers, surrounded by teeming images mostly courtesy of back projections. Lovely old motor too.

Watch 'Guillemots' Get Over It by Up The Resolution' here

Credits

Production CompanyUp The Resolution
DirectorUp The Resolution / Guillemots
ProducerMalachy McAnenny
Director of PhotographyBen Moulden
EditorPaul Hardcastle
Post ProducerUp The Resolution
CommissionerRoss Anderson

David Knight - 29th Feb 2008

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