David Knight - 1st Dec 2009

Ben Newman has been making very impressive low budget videos all year, for Bombay Bicycle Club, Example and Example.

So why should his Wiley video by any different Well, it isn't. Another excellent video, with great performances from dancers Shanie Ryan and Yasmin Ogbu, and a top edit.

And Wiley even showed up (eventually) and performed. Take that.

Ben Newman on making the video for Wiley's Take That

"I had hardly anytime to prepare for this and thought simplicity was the best option. I wanted to do something that focussed on Wiley's performance without any narrative. I had the feeling that any sort of story would be lost in the filthy bass.

"In typical style Wiley showed up extremely late but we got some time and covered as much as we could. It was great to work with him... and I thank the lord he showed up.
"Special thanks again to US3 productions for housing the project and Mr Dave Miller who did a great job keeping up with Yas, the craziest dancer I've ever met. Also Andrew Rider who did an amazing job at putting it all together."

Credits

Make-upLucy Wearing
DirectorBen Newman
ProducerAndrew Ryder
1st ADAsh Cowan
Director of PhotographyDave Miller
StylistJay
Production CompanyUS3 Productions
HairSuzanna Peretz
ChoreographerStuart Bishop
EditorN
ColouristAubrey Woodiwiss
CommissionerBob Brimson

David Knight - 1st Dec 2009

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