David Knight - 5th July 2010

Enigmatic, visually striking and utterly absorbing, this is a very impressive piece by Jack King for unsigned band To Kill A King (no relation), casting a bunch of kids and frightening-looking big blokes and marshalling them into a bout of cathartic violence.

"The video is about facing your nightmares, in a nutshell, which was my interpretation of the song - which is about a hypothetical atomic bomb," says Jack, who shot it with local kids in and around Holme Wood and Frizinghall in West Yorkshire.

And he shot in some good locations - like the inside of a huge cooling tower.

Credits

SteadicamAndy Johnson
DirectorJack King
Production ManagerJamie Cross
1st ADPete Williams
Focus PullerKerry Arthur
GripPaul Kemp
Director of PhotographyBrian Fawcett
Clapper LoaderSteve Marshall
SparkJenni Suitala/Finnian Varney
Casting directorJack King/Jamie Cross/Lucy Hird/Jimmy Manning/Fiona Deeney
EditorJack King
ColouristNikolas Almpanis

David Knight - 5th July 2010

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