Jimmy Brown - 5th Apr 2011

Sam Pilling does a great job of translating the lazy, half-tempo dubstep of Distance's Falling with this slow-mo/vari-speed breakdance promo with a brilliant performance from Stephan Milhache.

"I really liked the hypnotic quality of the track and as soon as I listened to it, I could just see this mesmerizing image of a dancer moving in slow motion" explains Pilling.

"It was my first time shooting with a Phantom and there were several ?difficulties on the day - mainly that the weather was not on our side, so we didn't have as much natural light to help us out as we had hoped. However, Dave Miller our DOP did a sterling job and after spending the morning stringing up the lights to the main roof (to mimic sunlight) we were away...

"Stefan, our dancer simply nailed the moves, again and again and again... It ?was a pleasure to watch him fly through the air all day. In fact it seemed he never got tired

"Everyone worked really hard, with a special thank you to Denny @ Rushes for ?doing such a nice job on the grade".

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorSam Pilling
ProducerJo
Executive ProducerHannah Clark
Director of PhotographyDave Miller
Focus PullerMihalis Margaritis
RunnerDave Kay
ColouristRushes

Jimmy Brown - 5th Apr 2011

Related Content

video

Usher 'Climax' by Sam Pilling

Usher reflects on his fraught relationship and gives an enigmatic performance in Sam Pilling's simple and minimalist promo for new single Climax.

Jimmy Brown - 19th Mar 2012

video

SBTRKT 'Wildfire' by Sam Pilling

In Sam Pilling's promo for SBTRKT's Wildfire, a young lady spends a sweaty, sleepless night being mesmerised by a ceiling fan - echoing the claustrophobic nature of the soundtrack...

Jimmy Brown - 4th July 2011

video

SBTRKT 'Hold On' by Sam Pilling

Harnessing the intensity of the track, Sam Pilling delivers this haunting, utterly compelling mini-drama for SBTRKT's Hold On - bolstered by some rather exquisite photography from Sara Deane...

Jimmy Brown - 5th Apr 2012

Latest News