Eric Epstein, winner of the MVA for Best Visual Effects at the UKMVAs last year for his acclaimed Memory Tapes video, and nominated for this year's awards for Hilary Hahn and Hauschka, now brings …
Delorean 'Unhold' by Eric Epstein
Featuring guest vocalist Caroline Polachek from Brooklyn duo Chairlift, Eric Epstein's promo for Unhold by The xx collaborators Delorean, sees the singer negotiate her way around bluestone wall maze - shot at the Opus 40 sculpture park in New York State - intercut with a band performance in a minimal stark setting adorned with a Escher-like metal structure.
But being the VFX whizz that he is, Eric has added an intriguing 3D effect, to bend and distort objects as they shift around a fixed axis...
“We were looking for an outdoor location to contrast with the studio, with dimensions to make use of the effect we were using.
“The moving footage is resolved to a flat plane, so that everything in relief from that surface skews and stretches.”
|Best Boy Electrician||Justin Newhouse|
|Director of Photography||Jason Ano|
|Camera Assistant||Doug Durant|
|Camera Assistant||Brian Grant|
|Art Director||Celine Comolet|
|Metal Fabrication||Metal Dimensions|
|Production Company||Nice & Polite|
|Associate Producer||Caroline Polachek|
|Associate Producer||Desmond Williams|
|Production Assistant||Chava Godinez Gaspare|
|Production Assistant||Ian Drennan|
|Other credits||Metal Fabrication: Metal Dimensions LLC|
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