David Knight - 11th Aug 2011

In this modern gothic chiller for The Celebration by Black Black Hills (the band formerly known as Saint Joan), an illegal metal detectorist (a 'Nighthawk') plunders secluded parts of the land... with dire consequences.

It was directed by Blac Ionica. "Upon hearing the track we felt inspired to create something that was firmly rooted in British folklore. 'The Celebration' is a thematically and emotively dark sounding song and we wanted to tell a simple but very cinematic and gripping story that would focus on the atmosphere of the track without being a literal translation of the lyrics.

"As the track is so evocative and visual, we really felt that to do the song any justice we needed to tell a story."

Watch 'Black Black Hills 'The Celebration' by Blac Ionica' here

Credits

Focus PullerEva Arnold
DirectorBlac Ionica
Production AssistantMillie Marsh
Production CompanyBlac Ionica
1st ADIsusko Garcia
Director of PhotographyWill Bex
ProducerBlac Ionica
SteadicamRob Hart
Casting directorJane Fris
StylistAdelaide Turnbull
RunnerJess Bishop, Chris Shooter, Greg Hudson, Daisy G
Sound designBlac Ionica

David Knight - 11th Aug 2011

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