David Knight - 9th May 2014

A house party in South Central LA is disturbed by gun violence – that may sound like a familiar scenario, but John Merizalde gives it a different spin in his video for Memphis rapper Jon Waltz. 

For a start, who is the perp, and who is the victim? Real life and dream life merge in this steadily gripping video. And John Merizalde explains more in his account of the making of the video on Directors Notes.


DirectorJohn Merizalde
ProducerChris Black
Director of PhotographyJake Ures
EditorChad Sarahina
ColouristDavid Torcivia

David Knight - 9th May 2014

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