David Knight - 21st Jan 2014

When Shynola do something new, they usually to spring a surprise. They have duly done so with their new video for the fine Icelandic singer-songwriter Emiliana Torrini's Tookah. The masters of Maya have returned to 3D animation, but to expose its limitations, to make something unapologetically fake.

Emiliana is remade in early-Noughties CGI, a disembodied head in ambiotic fluid, lipsyncing the song - artificial like a Victorian doll, before undergoing digital duplication, and general deconstruction. Definitely won't be another pop video like it this year...

Watch 'Emiliana Torrini 'Tookah' by Shynola' here

PRO Credits

Credits

DirectorShynola
ProducerSvana Gisla
ProducerJacob Swan Hyam
EditorShynola
Director of PhotographyTony C Miller
Production CompanyBlack Dog Films
Director's RepresentationBlack Dog Films
CommissionerGeoff Travis
LabelRough Trade Records
AnimationShynola
Other creditsAnimation / CGI - Shynola

David Knight - 21st Jan 2014

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