David Knight - 3rd Sept 2012

In a timely echo of the sporting excellence we've been enjoying all summer, Abteen Bagheri embraces some Olympic spirit for his video for The Presets' Ghosts, featuring the next generation of Tom Daleys on the diving board...

Abteen travelled to Sydney - The Presets' hometown - to shoot the video, with the slow motion diving footage influenced by the innovative techniques employed by the deeply controversial German filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl in her film Olympia, about the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Most of the divers are young teenagers - some as young as 14 years old. And as Abteen points out in the Behind The Scenes film of the Ghosts video, "When they're on the ground they look like kids, but when they're on the boards they look way beyond their years..."


PRO Credits


Production CompanySomesuch
ProducerTash Tan
Director of PhotographyIsaac Bauman
EditorLeila Sarraf
ColouristJames Bamford
CommissionerGlen Goetze
Grading companyThe Mill

David Knight - 3rd Sept 2012

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