Band Of Skulls 'Nightmares' by Greg Davenport
For Band Of Skulls' rocker Nightmares, Greg Davenport delivers this large-scale producion oscillating between a band performance in Essex and a narrative set 6000 miles away - making a seamless transition.
Shot in Dagenham and California's Lucerne Valley, Greg Davenport portrays his story-telling skills and performance director as he takes us through a turbulent relationship out in the desert...
"The band wanted to look at the idea of fear in an impactful, dreamlike way. And a combination of me having just re-watched Paris, Texas and also mishearing the lyric ‘desolate night’ as ‘desert at night’ I started to visualise a film about a couple in the desert.
"I wanted to investigate our fears within a relationship; fear of not being good enough, fear of not being able to provide or satisfy and conversely the fear of being trapped. Paranoia and jealousy can fester and cause people to act in ways they never imagined. The film had to feel at the same time completely authentic but also darkly surreal. Setting it in a small desert town only added to that.
"We shot in the Lucerne Valley outside of LA, getting to know the residents, using them as extras and coming and going in various locations. The band were shot at the old Ford factory site in Dagenham. About as close as we could get to the desert in London".
|Production Company||Epoch Films|
|Executive Producer||Oliver Hammerton|
|US Producer||Sacha Smith|
|UK Producer||Rosie Wells|
|UK Producer||Gareth Thomas|
|Director of Photography||Benjamin Kitchens|
|Director of Photography||Nic Booth|
|Production Coordinator||Anisha King|
|1st AD||Alicia Zaragoza|
|1st AC||Leonard Walch|
|Production designer||Dustin Blankenship|
|Best Boy Electrician||Spencer Scranton|
|Best Boy Electrician||Harry Gay|
|Grip||Francisco 'Sonic' Kim|
|Focus Puller||Anthony Mchugh|
|Hair & Make-up||Brooke Hill|
|Location Manager||Steve Vader|
|2nd AC||Harry Wheeler|
|Post Producer||Annabelle Dunbar-Whittaker|
|Post production company||Framestore|
|Label||Electric Blues Recordings|
|Other credits||Special Thanks: Ductin Blackburn, Rob Godbold, Dave Knox, Hugh Rochfort, Claire Adcock, Huw John Sam, Kim Jarrett, Panavision, Epoch LA, Millie Munro, the residents of Lucerne Valley, Y-Saloon|
Greg Davenport reunites with Steve Mason for this surreal and compelling promo to the former Beta Band singer’s new single Fire.
In Greg Davenport's thoroughly enjoyable video for former Beta Band frontman Steve Mason's A Lot Of Love, we witness the familiar scenario of a British Cabinet minister in very hot water, …
Shot in Ukraine, Greg Davenport has drawn attention to the political unrest and the affect it has on its youth in Lonely The Brave's Backroads.
Greg Davenport's long-awaited video for Rag'n'Bone Man's Skin charts the story of a young boy who is possibly the last boy on Earth.
Caviar have announced the addition of acclaimed Mexican/Spanish directing duo Los Pérez to their …
2020 Grammy Award nominees have been announced, ahead of the show itself to be held …
Jamie Gyngell has won this year's Homespun Yarns short film competition with his film 4x6, …
Homespun Yarns 2019 screening night takes place at Ministry of Sound this evening (Thursday, …
Luke Monaghan, whose music video credits include acclaimed videos for Sam Smith, Disclosure, A$AP …
The video for James Massiah's Natural Born Killers (Ride For Me) won Best Music Video at Energa …