It's hard to make a backwards video that does something new. And that's why this one by Ellis Bahl for Breezeblocks by touted new band ? (that's alt-J, Mac fans) is more than a bit …
Josh Record 'The War' by Ellis Bahl
Ellis Bahl, best known for the gripping suspense of his UKMVA-winning video for Alt-J's Breezeblocks, ventures into more dreamlike territory for Josh Record's The War.
In fact, Ellis uses darkness, smoke and a mysterious spectral figure to play off the folky intensity of the song. And among slow-motion explosions and ethereal imagery (captured by DoP Steve Annis, quite a departure for him too) Josh Record is haunted by a figure swathed in fabric, and immersed in a darkly atmospheric world shaped by flares of light. The sort of dream that has you waking in a cold sweat.
|Production Company||Colonel Blimp|
|Executive Producer||Tamsin Glasson|
|1st AD||Lucas Harding|
|Director of Photography||Steve Annis|
|Art Director||Laura Johnstone|
|Editing company||Stitch Editing|
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