David Knight - 21st June 2013

David Wilson's video for Do I Wanna Know, the lead-off song from the eagerly anticipated new Arctic Monkeys album is quite a departure for a band with a track record of being viscerally present in their own vids.

Firstly it's animation, and secondly for a while its very minimal indeed. But then things liven up big time, as the sexy comic book style animation takes over. 

The sound wave animation focusses attention on Alex Turner's lyric-writing virtuosity, before developing into the flowing, stream-of-consciousness style that David has brought to lots of his animation - from the looped visuals of his VJ sets, to the animation sequence in his last video for Tame Impala...


DirectorDavid Wilson
Production CompanyColonel Blimp
Executive ProducerTamsin Glasson
ProducerMonica Domanska
ProducerJulie Crosbie
Production designerJonathan Harris
2D AnimatorSean Buckelew,Tom Bunker, Jonathan Harris, Linda Kalcov, Nicos Livesey, Frankie Swan, Sean Weston
AnimatorElisa Ciocca, Morgan Faverty, Duncan Gist, Richard Henley, James Lancett, Leandro Santini
3D AnimatorAlex Grigg, Patrick Hearn, Simone Tartaglia, Jasper Parker Trenfield
CompositorThomas Ormonde
Other creditsAdditional 2D Animators: Ying-­Ping Mak, Blanca Martinez de Rituerto, Joe Sparrow Special thanks: Josephine Gallagher, Simone Ghilardotti, Harry Barber, Christy Karacas , Kirsten Lepore and Tom Brown

David Knight - 21st June 2013

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