David Knight - 13th Oct 2014

Sam Pilling’s intriguing and gripping video for Elliott Powers’ On the Windrush follows a ghostly lone figure scavenging in a post-apocalyptic wasteland - a figure who looks like a human as picked up on a thermal-imaging camera in the real world. But it turns out this feral man-child not alone - or unique. And then things turn violent.  

Sam created his thermal-image men in the normal world, not with a thermal-image camera, but courtesy of painstaking rotoscoping. Impressive indeed.

PRO Credits


DirectorSam Pilling
ProducerRik Green
Executive ProducerZak Razvi
Production ManagerOre Okonedo
Director of PhotographyJoe Cook
Focus PullerJoel Honeywell
Make-upEmily Bliverstone
StylistNil Tomakan
EditorMax Windows
ColouristMatt Osborne
Grading companyThe Mill
Post production companyThe Mill
Post ProducerLuise Martin
LabelMarathon Artists
Other creditsROTO POST PRODUCER: Andy Brassington @ Escape Studios LEAD ROTO ARTIST: Ewelina Bogacka SOUND: Rob Colquhoun RUNNER: Charlie Woods TELECINE PRODUCER: Niamh O'Donohoe CAST: Joel Palmer (Male 1), Dennis Okwera (Male 2) SPECIAL THANKS: All the roto artists who worked so hard on this. Thank you!

David Knight - 13th Oct 2014

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