Promonews - 7th May 2013

Darker, heavier, more performance-orientated – and definitely yellower… Andrew Thomas Huang has followed up his astonishing video for Björk’s Mutual Core with a surprising package for the other preeminent musical artists of Iceland, Sigur Rós and their song Brennisteinn, from new album Kveikur.

The surprise is to see the band actually performing in one of their videos – a first, perhaps? But this is also much more than simply a performance. Thomas creates extraordinary images that suggest moments from ancient myths, of heroes battling with the elements, and a distinctive use of colour. Brennisteinn is Icelandic for ‘brimstone’ or ‘sulphur’ – so flashes of yellow bursting out of the monochrome. It’s smoking…

PRO Credits


Production CompanyLEGS Media
Executive ProducerTom Berendsen
ProducerSarah Lawson
ProducerKari Sturluson
Director of PhotographyLaura Merians
ChoreographerRyan Heffington
Production designerHugh Zeigler
Art DirectorOrion Martin
WardrobeDan Selon
Hair & Make-upFrida Maria Hardardottir
Hair & Make-upJennifer Cunningham
1st ADGeorge Nessis
EditorAndrew Thomas Huang
Post production companyThe Mill
Post ProducerStephen Venning
VFXJess Ambrose
ColouristLaRue Anderson
Production AssistantKevin Flores
Production AssistantAsif Haque
Production AssistantAshley Forbito
ColouristGregory Reese
RepresentationColonel Blimp
LabelXL Recordings
DirectorAndrew Thomas Huang

Promonews - 7th May 2013

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