David Knight - 7th July 2014

A graphic, colourful and humourous take on a gruesome subject for Benin City's Bus, by new director Andrea Youth.

Violent death is not usually this bright and cheerful...

ANDREA YOUTH:

"My idea for this video was to create a series of visuals involving a bunch of 'disturbed' friends facing deadly situations. Black humour, bright tones, strong content and a surreal happy mood. I think the main inspiration came from the photos of Andrew B.Myers, who l really admire.

"A great team and an amazing art department did the rest. It was an enjoyable shoot, all the actors had a great time and by the end of the shoot it felt like everyone had known each others for a long time!"

Credits

DirectorAndrea Youth
ProducerTom Bott
Production CompanyPretty Pictures London
Director of PhotographyKarl Poyzer
Focus PullerAlex Withers
2nd ACBrad Stearn
GafferDave Bird
Art DirectorAlex Grant-said + Jess Linares
WardrobeLauren Miller
Make-upFiona Alexander
EditorAndrea Vinciguerra
ColouristJoseph Bicknell
VFXGwilym Morris + Alberto Falcone
Lead actorKarencho Khachatrian Charlotte Mackay Josh Barrientos Joshua Okusawa Charlie Macgechan Natalie Martins Zoe Shorter Donna Preston
Director's RepresentationPretty Pictures London Ltd

David Knight - 7th July 2014

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