Jimmy Brown - 13th Mar 2013

Part performance piece, part slo-mo rugby match, Joe Connor takes the directing reins to Pat Byrne's All Or Nothing with some beautiful photography from Dan Stafford Clark.

The promo - for the winner of The Voice in Ireland - was filmed over two days at Eccles Rugby Club, in Salford. "Pat wanted the video to be centred around rugby, and this led to us creating a story told from one players perspective," Joe explains. "It allowed me to created a heightened version of the game - full of explosive, sometimes surreal moments as the protagonist gets caught up in the action. I was just blown away by the performances, the crew and the lighting by Dan Stafford Clark which gave me that dramatic look I was after.

Credits

DirectorJoe Connor
Production CompanyChief Productions
ProducerNick Crossley
Production ManagerJessica Wretham
Director of PhotographyDan Stafford Clark
1st ADMark McPadden
2nd ADChristopher Caddy
Focus PullerDavid Agha Rafei & Ben Oliver
Camera operatorEsther Vardy & Sean Lomax
DITHe
Make-upColette Casey & Roxanna Gillani
StylistBryan Harrop
GafferStefan Mitchell & Mark Ricketts
PropsJimmy James, Andy Fletcher, James Foye, Alice Woodridge Stevens, Dave Keogh
GripDylan Newton & Peter Maghie
EditorDaniel McPake
ColouristIan McLaughlin
EditorIan McLaughlin

Jimmy Brown - 13th Mar 2013

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