Jimmy Brown - 20th Sept 2013

Nicholas Davenel intercuts a band performance with some very impressive acrobatics in his promo for White Lies’ new single First Time Caller.

Members of top French crew Bar TigerzZ display their versatile talents in an urban city setting, complimenting the widescreen soundtrack to great effect.

NICOLAS DAVENEL

"The inspiration for the promo comes from my interest in Street Workout. The movement is based on exercising by using public facilities, such as  schoolyards, parks, buildings, walls, gates, lamp posts, anything that can be grabbed really.

"I am drawn to the purely aesthetic nature of some figures like the emblematic « human flag », redefining the notion of gravity. These bodies suspended in the air,  like human sculptures in concrete spaces, are fascinating and visually striking".

Credits

DirectorNicolas Davenel
Production CompanyHK Corp
ProducerNoah Klein
ProducerJohn Gitlis
Executive ProducerLouis Hautemulle
Line ProducerLaura Massé
Director of PhotographyBenoit Soler
1st ADFlorian Thomas
SteadicamGuillaume Quilichini
EditorJohn Michaut
ColouristYov Moor
1st ACNicholas Eveillau
2nd ACTony Horel
GafferThomas Gareau
SparkSimon Chavillar
GripSacha Duval
Location ManagerGregory Benamer
Art DirectorEmmanuel Reveillere
StylistMaud Dupuy
HairJonathan Dadoun
Make-upClémentine Douel

Jimmy Brown - 20th Sept 2013

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