David Knight - 14th Aug 2014

Shot on location in South Africa, Vaughan Arnell's uplifting video for The Script's Superheroes is a both an original, arguably unique performance video, and also a timely celebration of human endeavour and spirit in the face of insurmountable odds.

Vaughan - who makes a brief cameo himself – and his crew and the band went to a township in Johannesburg to film the performance element - and it was lit entirely by flares held by locals. The connection between The Script and the surrounding crowd is obvious - particularly at the end of the video.

And in a stirring narrative element we also glimpse true hardship, refracted through hope - the story of a father working tremendously hard to help bring up his young daughter.    

PRO Credits


DirectorVaughan Arnell
Production CompanyRokkit
ProducerTom Knight
Service ProducerJon Day
Production ManagerCatherine De La Harpe
Production CoordinatorStacey Looi
Art DirectorAndree De Preez
1st ADGraham Hickson
Producer CompanyOrange Films
Director of PhotographyCallan Green
1st ACDerek Ueckermann
2nd ACRay Geldenhuys
DITLudwig Bezuidenhout
Camera operatorLars Cox
Camera operatorEwen Bogle
GafferMannie Sithole
GripJo Mulaudzi
EditorVid Price
Editing companyThe Assembly Rooms
ColouristAubrey Woodiwiss
Grading companyElectric Theatre Collective
Grade ProducerJames Drew
Director's RepresentationMarisa Garner Associates
CommissionerMike O'Keefe
LabelSony Music
Other creditsFixer: Lebo Ndebele

David Knight - 14th Aug 2014

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