New official video for Anglo-Swedish outfit Fanfarlo's ode to sci-fi writer Harold T Wilkins (now they've signed to Atlantic in the US) by the talented Alma Har'el of Beirut's Elephant Gun and Jack …
Sigur Ros ‘Fjogur Piano’ by Alma Har’el
Sigur Rós gave twelve of their favourite filmmakers $10,000 and an open brief to make a video for one of the songs from their new album. Its the Valtari Mystery Film Experiment, and Alma Har'el's contribution to the project - the third film to be released - is the mesmeric, emotional and erotic dance piece for the instrumental Fjögur Píanó. And the guy cavorting, in various states of nakedness with the blonde lady, really is Shia LeBeouf.
For fans of Alma Har'el's work, including her videos for Beirut and her award-winning documentary Bombay Beach, the style and sensuality of this wonderful piece will not come as a surprise. She was working once again with Ryan Heffington - who features in the video as one of the 'forces' who interact with the couple - LeBeouf and actress Denna Thomsen. Interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Alma reveals that the Hollywood actor contacted her after watching Bombay Beach. When she mentioned the Sigur Rós project he volunteered.
Its a far cry from Transformers and Indiana Jones, but Shia LeBeouf unquestionably gets back in touch with his art in this raw (in every sense), thought-provoking, and beautifully directed piece - photographed by Shawn Kim.
|Director of Photography||Shawn Kim|
|Production designer||Joshua Stricklin|
|Stylist||Paula Tabalipa, Ryan Heffington|
|Editor||Joe Lindquist and Alma Har'el|
|Production Manager||Jesse Schiller|
|Art Director||Grace Alie|
|VFX Supervisor||Arielle Davis|
It's wacky and wonderful, and very sexy.
Olivier Groulx's video for Alt-J's Every Other Freckle presents an interesting departure, and also a deft solution to any possible accusations of unfair sexual objectification. He's made …
She was briefly wrongfooted by having to rush its release a few weeks ago, but now the visual campaign for Björk's new album Vulnicura is in full swing, taking shape in a characteristically …
The video for James Massiah's Natural Born Killers (Ride For Me) won Best Music Video at Energa …
Frank Lebon and Matt Prickett have been confirmed as panellists for Deep Cuts 3, the event …
Homespun Yarns have announced that their sixth competition screening event will take place on …
Henry Scholfield took top honours on the biggest night of the year for music videos, winning …
STORMZY’S ‘VOSSI BOP' WINS VIDEO OF THE YEAR
So, at last - it's showtime!