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
Production CompanyPulse Films
Executive ProducerZak Razvi
Production ManagerOre Okonedo
Director of PhotographyJoe Cook
Focus PullerJoel Honeywell
Make-upEmily Bliverstone
StylistNil Tomakan
EditorMax Windows
Editing companyHomespun
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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