David Knight - 5th Sept 2014

Nez takes a virtually new sport - certainly unknown in the UK - called flyboarding, and made it the climax of an intriguing video for Ten Walls' Walking With Elephants. 

With a growing number of costumed runners appearing in the familiar setting of Dungeoness - captured on land and air - the imagery is arresting from the start. But then we get the gobsmacking bit, with the costumed men leaping unfeasibly dolphin-like through the waves off the Kent coast.

This is flyboarding - but with all the gear required to make this happen, the jetpacks attached to the flyboarders' feet, the jet-skis and tube that pull them, all rendered invisible in post. Which turns the arresting into the mesmerizing. 

Watch 'Ten Walls 'Walking With Elephants' by Nez' here

PRO Credits


Production CompanyRiff Raff Films
ProducerShabana Mansuri
Executive ProducerSarah Boardman
1st ADRob Hunter
Director of PhotographyStephane Vallee
Focus PullerAhmet Husseyin
Costume designerGrace Snell
EditorMax Windows
Editing companyHomespun
ColouristAubrey Woodiwiss
Grading companyElectric Theatre Collective
VFX CompanyGloria FX
Director's RepresentationJoceline Gabriel
CommissionerDan Curwin
LabelAtlantic Records
Other creditsFlyboarding: Action Water Sports

David Knight - 5th Sept 2014

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