David Knight - 23rd Apr 2014

Javier Alejandro's video for the effervescent three-piece indie band The Scruff's track Policeman is a very watchable comic narrative that mirrors the song's subject matter - a young drug-dealer's run-ins with the long arm of the law.

In the video, the drug dealer's paranoia gets the better of him - while the band act as his omniscient conscience, observing the young man from inside his television screen. 

The Policeman video also demonstrates the versatility of an up-and-coming director previously known for his hip-hop videos for the likes of Krept & Konan. 

Credits

DirectorJavier Alejandro
ProducerAlex Kirkwood
Production CompanyVersic
Executive ProducerAlex Kirkwood
1st ADAfzal Robbani
Director of PhotographyTom O'Keefe
Focus PullerDavid Agha’rafei
2nd ACLaurance Johnson
GafferDave Kirkwood
HairHarriet Strauss
Make-upSaphira Samuals
EditorSamantha Neal
ColouristEdwin Metternich
Grading companyFramestore
Post production companyVersic
Post ProducerAlex Kirkwood
VFXKonstantin Ermakov
CommissionerThe Scruff
Other creditsROBERT COBBINA ADRIAN ATKINSON GUY DAVIES (ZEBRAFISH)

David Knight - 23rd Apr 2014

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