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David Knight - 16th June 2009

Emil Nava hits the burbs with Kid British (and a dollop of Madness) for a lighthearted goof through the back gardens of Manchester. How British can you get

This is Emil doing something a bit different following his major hits with Tinchy Stryder - but there's another Tinchy on the way too. And we're hearing that Emil is shortly to team up with brother Jake to help kids make music videos for the BBC's Blast project.

Emil Nava on making the video for Kid British's Out House Is Dadless

"The video was a real laugh to make. Kid British were so up for it and just wanted to make the video better in whatever way they could - even if it meant high jumping over a thick long hedge.

"We shot it in the Manchester suburbs on a dead end street where one of Kid British lived. Everyone was so helpful in giving up their back gardens for the day and basically we ransacked their street for the shoot. The Manchester crew were great and Chief Productions looked after me like their own.

"Stu Bentley was the man behind the cam and just killed it with his versatile and cinematic approach. Claire Oxley was amazing and like my second mum, making sure I was always wrapped up warm and had enough film stock. Big love to her. Everyone involved smacked it and I had a right laugh doing it, which always helps the end product I think."

Watch 'Kid British's Our House is Dadless by Emil Nava' here

Credits

Production CompanyBetween The Eyes
DirectorEmil Nava
ProducerClaire Oxley
Director of PhotographyStuart Bentley
Art DirectorSteve Blundell
StylistCara Randell
CommissionerDan Curwin

David Knight - 16th June 2009

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