David Knight - 16th Dec 2009

Having directed videos for the likes of Deaf Havana and Kerrang! best newcomers In Case Of Fire, Ben Thornley and Paul Burrows were approached by Fightstar to direct the video for A City On Fire.

So the band's performance (shot at Panalux in Bolton) is framed against the impressive LED-tube backdrop, while cutaways to interestingly tampered billboards offers a thought-provoking commentary on the nature of our surveillance-obsessed, politically-neutered society.

Credits

ProducerSitcomsoldiers
GafferMalc Smith
SparkMitch Westwood, Chris Sarginson
Make-upRebekah T
3D AnimatorMelvyn Ternan

David Knight - 16th Dec 2009

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