Jimmy Brown - 14th Feb 2014

British actor Ben Whishaw (Q in Skyfall) turns in a brilliant loose-limbed performance in Robert Francis Müller's excellent promo for Years & Years' dance throbber Real.

Set in a neon-soaked club and bolstered by a large ensemble, the band's frontman Olly Alexander explains:

Robert Francis Müller

"I was contacted by Olly the lead singer of Years & Years to direct their latest video. The band and I worked together in coming up with this slightly dark and surreal concept. What the guys wanted was something that involved dancing, but had a narrative and this is what we came up with!

"It was a great team effort and everyone went above and beyond what I expected. Being shot on a shoe string budget I have a lot of favours to repay now, but it was well worth it!"

Credits

Art DirectorJessica Dance
DirectorRobert Francis Müller
ProducerRob Small
Production ManagerVictoria Wood
Director of PhotographyBenjamin Barber
1st ACJonathan Tomlin
2nd ACEveleen Heard
GafferChristopher Thomas
SparkJacky Teboul
Production CompanyNice & Polite
StylistAline Estevam
Make-upElaine Lynskey
HairNarad Kutowaroo
EditorRyan Beck
Editing companyFinal Cut
ColouristRobert Francis Müller
Special ThanksJames Irwin
Special ThanksAnthony Gunson
Special ThanksCorin Taylor

Jimmy Brown - 14th Feb 2014

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