David Knight - 11th Nov 2013

Cavalier is the first part of an ambitious trilogy of videos directed by Aoife McArdle for James Vincent McMorrow's new album Post Tropical, shot in a struggling community in California. 

It's a portrait of a young man on a binge of drink, drugs and women at a poledancing club - the response to an emotional pain that becomes clear at the end.

Aoife and her actor explored method acting techniques to achieve this anguished performance. And Aoife was also reunited with DoP Steve Annis, winner of the Best Cinematography in a Video at this year's UK MVAs for his work on the McArdle-directed video for Jon Hopkins' Open Eye Signal

Credits

GafferNghia Khuu
DirectorAoife McArdle
Production CompanyGood Company
ProducerTamsin Glasson
ProducerBrian Welsh
Director of PhotographySteve Annis
Art DirectorAlexis Johnson
1st ACRobby Hart
2nd ACDaniel Wurchsel
DITEli Berg
Production CompanyColonel Blimp
GripJulien Janigo
StylistAlexis Johnson
EditorDan Sherwen
Editing companyFinal Cut
ColouristSimon Bourne
Grading companyFramestore
SoundFreddie & Joe
PostSimone at Blink Ink
OnlineHarry Barbour at Blink Studio

David Knight - 11th Nov 2013

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