For the past six years Liz Kessler has been head of music video at Academy Films and A+ - one of the great companies of British music videos. Last year she won Best Producer at the 2013 UK …
Rizzle Kicks 'Skip To The Good Bit' by Corin Hardy
In the spirit of the times, Rizzle Kicks and Corin Hardy have made a very sexy video for Skip To The Good Bit - but where they tend to go raunchy in the US, the Brits go saucy - even if the inspiration comes from John Hughes's 80s high-school movies...
It's unlikely to go down well with the UK educational establishment, but RK and Corin have concocted Britain's horniest school - mainly (but not entirely) down to Jordan and Harley brewing up something suspiciously similar to a mind-altering drug in the science lab.
Corin takes full advantage of Rizzle Kicks' impishness - and willingness to take on comic character roles - to make this full-on sex comedy (remarkably its the first video he's directed in more than a year as he's been working full-time on getting his first feature off the ground - it shoots early next year).
And there's lots of BTS photos and video at Corin's blog.
Corin Hardy: "The sentiment of 'Skip To The Good Bit' and the naturally mischievous nature of Harley and Jordan of Rizzle Kicks thrust images of a John Hughes movie before my eyes.
"Recalling the naughty, anarchic high-school fun of films like The Breakfast Club, Ferris Bueller's Day Off and Weird Science I felt I wanted to write them a UK comprehensive school equivalent.
"The classrooms & corridors setting felt like the right place for a tale of science experiments, teenage lust, fireworks and randy teachers and it only felt right to get them to play multiple roles..
"Being full of charisma and mayhem on and off camera meant that Rizzle Kicks were a joy to shoot and though last minute, getting the brilliant Will Poulter on board to play the Trainee Janitor as well as Gemma Atkinson and Laura Whitmore as teachers in the staffroom mix meant that the whole long day was a hell of a lot of fun to be a part of."
|Casting||Hammond & Cox|
|Director of Photography||Stuart Bentley|
|Editing company||Family Editing|
|Art Director||Laura Johnstone|
|Hair & Make-up||Louise Hinton|
|Post production company||Rushes|
|Post Producer||Lee Watson|
|Sound design||Dave Samuels|
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